UX Toolkit. Whaa?

Jess Mitchell jess at jessmitchell.com
Thu Jan 29 16:57:59 UTC 2009


I agree!

Fluid Design Guidelines
Fluid Design Tools
Fluid Design Resources
Fluid Design How-Tos
Fluid Design How-To Guide

Doing the shotgun approach hoping that someone strikes down most of  
what I'm proposing and comes up with something much more brilliant.

J



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On Jan 29, 2009, at 11:50 AM, Jacob Farber wrote:

> +1
> I agree. "Toolkit" sounds like exactly that - if Im not interested  
> in learning how to use a new "tool" then I would never explore it.
> I would miss out on a wealth of research information and guidlines.
> Jacob
>
> On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 11:42 AM, Erin Yu <erin.yu at utoronto.ca> wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
>
> As I was reorganizing the Fluid website, I was reminded of the  
> unintuitiveness(!) of the name "UX Toolkit". Some of the new members  
> our team were confused by the name as I was when I first heard it.
>
> General reactions were:
> "What is UX?"
> "Toolkit sounds like it's something technical. Something developers  
> would use."
> "Toolkit for user experience. What could it be... Is it like  
> diagrams?"
>
> If I was looking for information on say, "how to do user testing", I  
> would never think to click on something called "UX Toolkit". We have  
> great stuff in UX Toolkit, and I think it will be seen and used more  
> if the name was more intuitive, perhaps something like "Design  
> Guidelines".
>
> What do others think?
>
> Erin
>
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