If you have walked past Banksy at Nomensa HQ on a Thursday lunchtime, you might have seen a bunch of us sat quietly hunched over our laptops, tapping away at our keyboards and eating cake with big smiles on our faces. In case you’ve been wondering what on earth we’ve been doing and why we all look so pleased with ourselves, please let me take this opportunity to explain!
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Privacy, or more specifically online privacy, has been getting a lot of attention of late. Whether it is big brands being hacked, online services facing security breaches or our right to privacy being questioned by our governments, there is almost daily media coverage of it. Nobody, it seems is immune from it.
The Wrong Kind of Problem
If you were recently lucky enough to come along to our Interact London conference you would have heard me talk about Institutionalisation and User Experience debt. Many were curious as to what on earth this was going to be about. Far from being stories of padded cells and financial woes, it was meant to highlight the growing problem that many see UX as the fix to all their problems.
The active role of participants and facilitators
The roles and experiences of both the user and facilitator within the usability testing process need to be considered as an active, contributory factor in the outcomes of traditional usability testing. When a user comes into our test lab to volunteer for a usability testing session, we need to acknowledge that they are a not simply a unanimous voice of our audience but a person entering a novel environment, with all of the concerns and behaviours that entails.
World IA Day 2015 - call for speakers
Nomensa are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the opportunity to run the UK edition of World Information Architecture Day (WIAD) for the third year running.
We are seeking high-quality session proposals from experienced speakers on IA and depending on the type of talk you'd like to give, generally speaking, slots are 30 minutes long with Q&A.
The enterprise experience
Lack of investment, bolted on features, an unmanaged backlog, out-dated or un-scalable architecture are common culprits as to why enterprise software misses the mark when it comes to a good user experience.
The judgement heuristic, or why the Scottish Referendum voting turnout was so high
In the last few months, the country has been gripped by the prospect of Scotland voting to become independent from the rest of the UK. Whether you believed one way or another many of you will have been interested in the outcome in some way.
The Elements of Search – Part 1
Search is becoming ever more popular (3.5. billion searches a day on Google) and its capability is becoming increasingly deep and powerful. It has the ability – and responsibility – to provide a complete navigation solution, rather than a back-up or as one option of many.
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