Karl A L Smith

human knowledge belongs to the world

Month: January 2011

User Experience (UX)

iPad Blotter App

I’m currently working on an iPad blotter app as a white label product is there any interest from financial services or investment banking companies in this product?

Human Centred Design (HCD)

User centered design to ISO 13407

User centered design (UCD) is a project approach that puts the intended users (audience) of a product or piece of technology at the centre of its research, design and development. It does this by talking directly to the user at…

Web Governance ISO/IEC 38500

The following is the first page of a Web Governance document I created and have used with a number of institutions, it’s here to layout one way to tackle this really complex type of project. 1.0    Introduction   1.1 …Background…

#Usable #security in investment banking and #wealth #management

Security and trust are vital principals in building interpersonal and business relationships. These same principles should be employed to both directly and indirectly communicate with users. The following post shows how the construction of password reset challenge questions tell a narrative story of capability and intention as much as supporting text and brand values of the system and service that is secured by them.