RE: [agile-usability] Norman's Activity Centered Design - does it change anything?
- View SourceFor what it's worth, I never called for "elite teams,"
"third party wizards," or an exclusive guild of
interaction designers working in secret dungeons,
carefully protecting their trade secrets from usurping
developers. (Though perhaps if we had some big
bubbling test tubes... ;-) I agree with your
characterization of the problems implied by these
phrases and approaches.
I was trying to say that young designers need proper
supervision (and mentoring, I should have added). This
supervision can be as low-touch as weekly touch-base
sessions with a more experienced person.
Originally, we were talking about the limits of
method, and my point was that even good methods
require good application. Larry, I'm not casting doubt
on the methods you've developed. But I would not be
surpised if your presence as an observer often cast
you in a mentoring or supervisory role as well. I
little direction can go a long way, especially when it
comes from a master wizard ;-)
> -- Alain wrote:
> Even when the project can afford an elite team of
> senior interaction
> designers to lead the development, I think it pays
> off tremendously to
> have developers (in fact everyone on the team) have
> some basic skill in
> interaction design.
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Re: [agile-usability] was norman, now teensy fontsOn 30/10/05 2:26 AM, "Jon Kern" <jonkern@...> wrote:
Now that's a bizarre product name... Does it organize your posse and groupies, let everyone know your schedule so they can follow you around?
Entourage is Microsoft’s excuse for not porting their Outlook behemoth (who would want that job) to the Mac. It looks and feels like something alien to the Mac and does inexplicable things. If it was meant to organise your posse and groupies, it would probably forget to tell them where you are and make you feel like it was your fault by saying there was some configuration error with your Exchange server.
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