UX Toolkit. Whaa?

Jacob Farber jacob.farber.work at gmail.com
Thu Jan 29 17:01:25 UTC 2009


User Centered Design 101 ?


On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 11:57 AM, Jess Mitchell <jess at jessmitchell.com>wrote:

> I agree!
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> Fluid Design Guidelines
> Fluid Design ToolsFluid Design Resources
> Fluid Design How-Tos
> Fluid Design How-To Guide
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> Doing the shotgun approach hoping that someone strikes down most of what
> I'm proposing and comes up with something much more brilliant.
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> On Jan 29, 2009, at 11:50 AM, Jacob Farber wrote:
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> +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
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> On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 11:42 AM, Erin Yu <erin.yu at utoronto.ca> wrote:
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>> 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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