Pre-accepted and trusted visual standards are vital to user acceptance and experience as they encourage adoption of technology systems. This is vital so that users don’t need to learn new or counter intuitive interaction behaviours.
While any kind of user testing is better than none, usability testing out of context is like testing a car on water, it gives some basic information and not a lot more. If performance and use are important at all, then testing should take place in an environment standard to the expected users.
#Converting #browsers to #buyers, exploring what drives #consumer #choice in internet e-commerce 2005
The following is a paper I wrote in 2005. From WWW/Internet 2005 Proceedings. Converting browsers to buyers: exploring what drives consumer choice in internet e-commerce
There seems to be a huge level of confusion around user experience (UX) but one of the key things is that User interface UI is not the user experience UX, Karl Smith 2000 Simple digital systems are constructed with several…
How Karl Smith thinks and solves problems is based upon a literature review from his MSc 2005 on eCommerce
There are three clear aspects that underwrite internet shopping under review. Firstly that many companies believe by converting a process using technology that it becomes more successful.
Philosophy of UX User experience is about making people’s lives better not just changed A persons experience is based in their mind and their emotions and can be established by both actual interaction and reflective (biographical experience) inputs. In UX…
User experience (UX) is about how a person feels, appropriates, attributes and generally thinks about using a product, system or service. ‘Listen or well go elsewhere’, because we can and will seek our own needs before yours.
About Karl Smith Karl Smith works globally with directors, stakeholders and customers of multi-national enterprises across all verticals and technology stacks whose focus is on new concepts and capabilities that drive customer engagement, interaction and retention. He creates digital companies,…