Guerilla Usability Testing

When most people think of usability testing, they tend to think of lab settings, where individuals seated at computers are following task, and being monitored by usability practitioners. However, not all usability testing take place in lab settings, at least not anymore. There are a number of testing methods being utilized by evaluators in the …

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WordPress C.M.S. (Bad Design)

I decided to write about the WordPress.com content management system (CMS) used for creating blogs and websites. I have used this management system for both school and work and at times have found it to be very frustrating. This content management system has poor usability qualities. As I reflect on my experience, I have found …

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Amazon.com (Good Design)

  I have chosen the Amazon.com website as an example of good design. I use Amazon.com from time to time to purchase merchandise and what’s great about it’s design is that it has good, visibility, affordances, feedback and constraints. One of the first things that I noticed on the homepage is that, it has a …

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