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Review of ‘R Graph Essentials’ by David Alexander Lillis

Review of the book 'R Graph Essentials' by David Alexander Lillis.more...

Free Usability Mentoring during Qt Developer Days Europe

Due to the generous sponsoring of KDAB, we are able to offer free Usability and User Experience mentoring sessions during Qt Developer Days Europe 2014.more...

Active seminar for user-centered development

Modern product development puts the user in the center at an early stage. Our active seminar equips you with the knowledge you need to do so.more...

How to use Balsamiq Mockups

Balsamiq Mockups is an application that allows to arrange pre-built widgets using a drag-and-drop WYSIWYG editor. It is used to create drafts for the discussion of preliminary solutions in the user-centered development. We introduce the tool and give some advices for best practice.more...

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.more...

KDE human interface guidelines: First steps

As announced recently, we are rebooting the KDE human interface guideline. The first revision is done and you are invited to join the discussion.more...

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.more...

Quo vadis, Dolphin? The relation between the ISO 9241-110 and the rating of features.

We conducted a large study about strengths and weaknesses of file managers in may 2013. In this article we present the second part of the statistical analysis regarding the criteria of the ISO 9241-110.more...

Quo vadis, Dolphin? More results from the user study.

We conducted a large study about strength and weakness of file managers in may 2013. In this article we present the first part of the statistical analysis.more...

Style the guide: A new HIG for KDE is in preparation

The KDE usability team announces the kick-off to reboot of the human interface guidelines (HIG).more...

Quo vadis, Dolphin? First results from the user study.

We conducted a large study about strength and weakness of file managers in may 2013. In this article we present first results, discuss issues and questions that occur during the study, and present the schedule for the statistical analysis.more...

Quo vadis, Dolphin? Results from the developers study.

We report the results of our Dolphin developer study and outline the follow-up study with users. Next to feedback we are looking for translation support.more...

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.more...

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.more...

Looking back: LibreOffice Conference in Paris

I have been attending the great LibreOffice 2011 Conference in Paris and held a presentation about the problems of finding the gold in the input user provide.more...

Designer vs. Developer? A FLOSS perspective.

The relationship of developers and designers is full of misunderstandings. Projects fail, e. g. due to the struggle among different views on the same subject. Communication can be frustrating for both sides. But there is hope. In this article I want to share and discuss factors that facilitate a 'Designer with Developer' rather than a 'Designer vs. Developer' in FLOSS projects.more...

Hello LibreOffice!

User Prompt is happy to be part of the planet LibreOffice!more...

Why we do Usability

Tine 2.0 is developed using best practices of user-centric development. We believe this is the only way to create a stunning product.more...

Integrating Usability and Software Engineering

Usability engineering methodology is currently optimized for the needs of commercial software development. Adaptation for Free Software still needs creative work but has great potential.more...

Welcome Tine 2.0!

We will support the user-driven development of the new groupware Tine 2.0more...