Will the removal of informational elements negatively impact the search results page of a clinical decision support tool?
Research shows that usage metrics take a dive as interaction costs increase. Keeping this ‘cost / payback paradigm’ in mind when designing your UI is critically important…
Users usually recognise that a magnifying-glass icon indicates a search tool, even when it has no label. Unfortunately, showing only the icon makes search more difficult to find.
Is it time to question Apple’s position as design leaders and shine a light on their design philosophy? “Apple is destroying design. Worse, it is revitalizing the old belief that design is only about making things look pretty. No, not so!” … so said Norman and Tog. Wow!
This usability study of the Transport for London’s website at www.tfl.gov.uk was conducted to address the goals and concerns of TfL in the run up to the Olympic Games in the summer of 2012.