Philosophy of Design My design approach is to develop systems that are as user-centered as they can be, within the constraints of each project. Ideally this involves: Clearly defining user communities and personas Interviewing and observing potential users Iterating through scenario and use case models User conceptual modeling Generating and evaluating paper prototypes Detailed prototype evaluation with prospective users Usability testing of early releases Unfortunately, in practice, I rarely have the opportunity to conduct each stage as I would like. Lack of resources, scheduling limitations and company cultures all impinge on the "ideal" user-centered approach, resulting in a relatively…
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