Designing applications is not an easy task because of the varying degrees of complexity and challenges unique to every organization. This post will discuss five common design mistakes seen across industries and some suggestions for improvement. Poor Feedback Feedback is just one way to improve an application's usability. It informs users how their commands and actions … [Read more...] about 5 Application Design Mistakes to Avoid
Six Sigma – Yay or Nay?
Six Sigma was introduced in 1986 by Motorola engineer Bill Smith. It wasn't until 1996 when Jack Welch included it into his business strategy at General Electric that it became popular. What is Six Sigma? It's a methodology used to improve the output quality in a process. For this methodology be successful, it identifies the causes of defects and then removes … [Read more...] about Six Sigma – Yay or Nay?
PetSmart Improves Information Architecture
Today's world is exploding with information, but how do we find what's relevant to us at the time that we need it? The answer - information architecture. To stand out in today's crowded marketplace, organizations need to analyze particular situations from a user's perspective. They need to understand what problems their users are facing along with the solutions they … [Read more...] about PetSmart Improves Information Architecture