Tag: usability requirements

Take Everything with a Grain of Salt

Take Everything with a Grain of Salt ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

Jakob Nielsen’s article Interviewing Users, is focused on interviews for usability testing, but he makes a lot of great points that apply to requirements elicitation as well.  Here are a couple of my favorites: In the section “What Interviews Can’t Do”, Nielsen states: You can’t even ask “How useful is feature Y?” for features that […]

What Should Your Application’s Response Time Be?

What Should Your Application’s Response Time Be? ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

Interaction Elasticity by Jakob Nielsen contains some useful data for those of us writing usability requirements: Yes, we know that response times must be less than 1 second for navigation to feel seamless and less than 10 seconds to prevent a user’s attention from wandering. These time limits are caused by the human brain’s structure […]