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User-Centered Analysis and Conceptual Design

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"User-centered analysis and conceptual design" course overview.pdf

User-centered analysis is the basis for interface design that make sense to the user. With a clear definition of user requirements, developers and designers are able to create effective and usable software interface designs. Students learn the methods of analyzing user-centered requirements.

Topics covered are user profiling, data gathering, scenarios, and transitioning to final design. The course offers stimulating lectures and hands-on exercises to give the student the tools and confidence needed to conduct an effective analysis.

Learn the methods and concepts of analyzing user-centered requirements which are the basis for designing software interfaces and Web sites that make sense to the user.

Kursas skirtas

Usability practitioners, Web site/intranet developers, application developers, interface designers, project managers.

Kurso turinys

  • Creating a design strategy
  • Creating user and environmental profiles
  • Data gathering techniques such as:
    • Interviews
    • User observation
    • Surveys
    • Questionnaires
  • Personas, scenarios and task analysis
  • Primary noun architecture
  • Information architecture

  1. Introduction to UCA
    • Mental models
    • Knowing how the user works
    • Which UCA steps to perform
    • Obstacles of user-centered analysis
    • ROI—justifying the right process
  2. Creating a Design Strategy
    • Components of a design strategy
    • Site strategy drives design strategy
    • Where to get strategy information
    • Mining existing documentation
    • Working with brand objectives
  3. Profiles and Personas
    • The value of profiles and personas
    • User profiles
    • Task profiles
    • Environment profiles
    • Personas
  4. Field Studies
    • Data gathering methods
    • Choosing the right method
    • Elements of the field interview
    • Developing good interview questions
    • Good and bad interview technique
    • Conducting a user observation
  5. Complementary Data Gathering Methods
    • Value of complementary methods
    • Focus groups
    • User group meetings and usability roundtables
    • Facilitated workshops and JAD sessions
    • Using surveys and other indirect methods
    • Online surveys
    • Using multiple methods
  6. Scenario and Task Analysis
    • The power of a scenario
    • Scenarios vs. use cases
    • Determining the level of detail
    • Scenarios drive priorities
    • Identifying functions and tasks
    • Common errors and challenges in task analysis
    • Characterizing the new task design
  7. Primary Noun Architecture
    • Value of primary nouns
    • Identifying primary nouns
    • Describing primary nouns
    • Primary noun views
    • Defining primary noun details
    • From primary nouns to navigation
  8. Information Achitecture
    • Costs of poor organization
    • Basic organization schemes
    • Hybrid schemes
    • Shallow vs. deep structures
    • Labeling systems
    • Affinity diagrams and card sorting techniques
    • Card sorting tools
    9. Getting Ready for Detailed Design
    • Getting sign-off on the contract for design
    • Using concept sketches to drive out requirements
    • Setting usability criteria