Jonathan Arnowitz, Elizabeth Dykstra-Erickson
It was a long day at the office. We usability-tested this column, and hilarity ensuedwe hope it has the same effect on you. First, fold the page so that only the right-side column shows. Then fill in the blanks. Unfold the page, and read your choices into the story. A tip of the hat to Eric Bergman for the conceptwe are [blank] to [blank] you!<eic>
My story begins with a product that helps users .
We gathered requirements by visiting the  and using  to capture our observations.
The three most important tasks we discovered were , , and . Surprisingly, we discovered that no one really wanted .
We put our heads together and came up with a prototype built with a  and a  and showed it to our boss. He said oh, ! You have really  this time! How soon can we  this?
The boss showed it to his boss who said, this is ! We should productize this immediately!
We went into production to sell the product to users in . , they took to it like  to , and it has been extremely  ever since.
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