WE TRUST IN COLLABORATION ON EQUAL TERMS

Co-operative knowledge building is our recipe for success. This way we facilitate committed IT manufacturers. We go along with these free and closed source software projects to involve users sustainably into the development.

KDE

The Vision of KDE

KDE's current vision written in 2008 is rather outdated with its praise of KDE 4. So we should rethink what we want to achieve in future. >>

Akademische Arbeitsgemeinschaft

Tax Return: Now even easier!

User Prompt supports the Akademische Arbeitsgemeinschaft in their revision of the tax software 'SteuerSparErkl√§rung'. The first improvements were made on the home page. >>

Tine 2.0

Results of the Tine 2.0 ‘Kristina’ Usability Benchmarking

We are investigating the users' satisfaction with the groupware Tine 2.0 for many years now. The results of the current benchmarking witness the success of our continuous usability work. >>

ELO

Measuring customer satisfaction: Benchmarking Usability in a Complex Product Environment

Usability Benchmarking is a cost-effective solution to steer and evaluate the development process. Together with ELO Digital Office we collected questions and approaches. >>

LibreOffice

Metaphors behind icons – which are really useful?

Metaphors determine the association between a function and its icon. But sometimes these metaphors are misleading or ambiguous. With your help, we want to improve the metaphors used in Libreoffice.  >>

Steganos

No Clairvoyance: Data-driven Creation of Personas

Together with Steganos we analyzed their target users. We ran an online survey to create Personas based on valid and representative data. >>

Swisslab

Styleguide following the Baxley model

Styleguides are essential parts of software development. Together with Swisslab we adopted the 'Universial Model of a User-Interface" by Baxley to create a styleguide. >>

Gallery

Lessons from Season of Usability

Read the personal experiences from Julia who participated as a student in the Open Usability Season of Usability, working on Gallery. >>

TV-Browser

Results of TV-Browser Icon Usability Test

The development of a new testing methodology for icons has matured. The test of TV-Browser icons shows a varying quality of icons. >>