Now that we know some things about our users, both student-age mobile device users in general and UW students specifically, and we’ve gone over how to learn some other things about our audience, such as assumptions and user needs, we are ready to tackle some major design considerations of working with mobile platforms. The elephant […]
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In this third installment of our series on user-centered mobile design at UW, we look more closely at identifying who our users are and our approach at understanding their needs when creating a mobile application to support their tasks in teaching, learning, collaboration, and research. We’ll also explore how we prioritize the features included in […]
In my last post, I introduced “A User-centered Approach to Mobile Design”, the Smashing Magazine article that prompted our design team to start answering some important questions about the use of mobile devices at UW. We have some general data about 18-29-year-olds, showing that they are heavy users of the mobile web. But we wanted […]
Since I attended An Event Apart 2011 here in Seattle, including the day-long mobile web workshop with Luke W., our UX design team has been thinking about what it would look like for us to start designing and developing tools for mobile devices. We’ve begun spending some of our dedicated innovation time on some preliminary […]