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.


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KDE's current vision written in 2008 is rather outdated with its praise of KDE 4.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. >>


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. >>


Quick wins: Conclusions of the Libreoffice icon test

LibreOffice's icons are sometimes confusing. We present some quick and easy changes that improve functionality. >>


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. >>


Usability Engineering for Medical Devices following ISO/IEC 62366

Medical devices are subject to highest security conditions. To avoid misuse we adapted our development process to be compliant with the ISO 62366. >>


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. >>


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. >>