Usability Testing

Alexander Rehm on March 6th, 2009

With more and more consumers spending time on the web looking for online bargains (let’s be honest, if I see a game for £27.99 online but £34.99 in shops then I wouldn’t be thinking twice either) instead of shops, companies must ask themselves if their website is not only showing the right prices, but is […]

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Alexander Rehm on February 27th, 2009

I bumped into a former student of mine this evening – pleasant surprise. We had a quick chat about work and life, and he asked me if there was a quick way to explain the Usability Heuristics to someone in his company that would not involve a lot of reference material. “Heuristic evaluation” means identifying […]

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Alexander Rehm on December 19th, 2008

My day to day work consists of a lot of time spending on the internet, looking at web presences of current clients, prospective clients and their (and our) competition. My tool of the trade being FireFox 3 (especially considering that IE seems to have a little problem). I am using a number of addons which […]

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Not so long ago I was asked by a client, if it was possible to change a couple of sections within their site as they just updated their product structure: the client was expanding their products to list two more categories. To make them stand out, their marketing team was thinking of using different colours […]

Continue reading about On link usability – the art of keeping call to actions consistent

Over the last couple of months I have been working on a great number of design, usability and accessibility reports for clients of mine. Some of the sites I worked on are pretty good, and all you can recommend is maybe tightening up their call-to-actions or look at a couple of points of Section 508 […]

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Alexander Rehm on March 26th, 2008

In a series of case-studies, Alexander Rehm discusses Information Architecture and usability testing from the intitial meeting with a client to design and the final stages of development

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