The essential ingredients for creating the ultimate user experience - from the gurus of HCI!
Part I. Usability 1. Usability Engineering, by Jakob Nielsen 2. Usability for the Web, by Tom Brinck 3. Understanding Your Users, by Cathrine Courage Part II. Generating Ideas 4. Handbook of UCD Methods, by Chauncey Wilson 5. Sketching User Experiences, by Bill Buxton 6. The Persona Lifecycle, by John Pruitt 7. Effective Prototyping for Software Makers, by Jonathan Arnowitz Part III. Designing Your Site 8. User Interface Design and Evaluation, by Debbie Stone Part IV. Evaluation & Analysis 9. Evaluating Your Product, by Debbie Stone 10. Observing the User, by Mike Kuniavsky 11. User Interface Design and Evaluation, by Debbie Stone 12. User Interface Design and Evaluation, by Debbie Stone
Chauncey Wilson is a UX Architect with 40 years of experience in human factors, usability, and user experience design. He has published and presented widely at UXPA, STC, CHI, APA, and HFES conferences. The author has published several books and chapters on usability engineering, brainstorming, surveys, victimization, and inspection methods. He has worked in small and large firms, started teams, consulted for a large firm, and consulted as a lone consultant. He enjoys the role of mentor and always tries to highlight the pros and cons of methods, principles, and processes. He is a member of the Skeptic's society and enjoys the role of "Chief Skeptic." Chauncey does not believe in magic numbers, miracle methods, or methodolotry.