Category Archives: Highlight

Presentation: Wirify – Lessons from a micro internet phenomenon

This presentation on Wirify discusses the original concept, the launch in December 2010, and what followed. It also includes lessons we learned, to help fellow online entrepreneurs plan and build their web-based products. Read the full post for more.

Read full post on Presentation: Wirify – Lessons from a micro internet phenomenonAlso posted in Business, Online service, Opinion, Presentation, Product update | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Your idea is worth nothing until you work it

Want to do your own start-up or product? Don’t be put off by the lack of the Big Idea. Ideas are the easy part; it’s doing something with them that is hard. Read the full post on how the Saddlepod bicycle bag concept was conceived and how it’s still just an idea, nothing more.

Read full post on Your idea is worth nothing until you work itAlso posted in Ideas, Opinion | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments closed

Presentation: Usability testing – Just Do It.
Five methods for improving usability in-house

We recently gave a lecture on usability testing including five methods that you can use to improve usability in your own projects. Read the full post for a complete set of slides and supporting materials.

Read full post on Presentation: Usability testing – Just Do It. Five methods for improving usability in-houseAlso posted in Presentation, Usability testing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

How to name your product, service, or startup

When creating something new it is essential to name it. Whether it’s a product, service, or startup that you’re working on it has to have a name so you can identify it, identify with it and start telling others about it. Read the full post for practical tips on how to get started with naming.

Read full post on How to name your product, service, or startupAlso posted in Business, Communication, General, introduction, Tips | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

17 guidelines for better information architecture…from 1991

Kent L. Norman published an interesting book titled “The Psychology of Menu Selection: Designing Cognitive Control at the Human/Computer Interface” almost two decades ago. This post lists some the menu design guidelines provided in the book, adapted for information architects to use with today’s websites.

Read full post on 17 guidelines for better information architecture…from 1991Also posted in Books, General, Information architecture, Interaction design, Prototyping | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Reinvent your meetings

Do you feel that there are too many meetings filling up your calendar? Do you ever stop to ask yourself what is the purpose of all those meetings?

Read the full post on what we think about meetings and how you can substitute them with with other, more productive tools and techniques.

Read full post on Reinvent your meetingsAlso posted in Business, Communication | Tagged , , , , | Comments closed
  • Volkside products

    • Naview helps you create easier navigations through prototyping and testing
    • Wirify is a bookmarklet that lets you turn any web page into a wireframe in one click
    • Tweetpond is an underwater-themed ambient visualisation of Twitter
    • More …