(Bloomingdale, IL: April 2012)
Trust. It is the implicit key to every interaction, and especially in software upgrades and online banking.
- What do you know about trust?
- How do you design for users' trust?
- How do you test levels of trust?
- What happens when trust is betrayed?
- What's your experience with Identity Theft?
Or, on a less lofty level...
- How many times in one visit should a user deal with sign-ins?
- When do users read Terms & Conditions?
- Is this update really necessary for me?
Collaboration. Wikipedia exemplifies collaborative product, Basecamp a collaborative tool. Proprietary intranet sites are the engines of sustained collaborative effort. If you have experience with one of these genres of online collaboration, we want to hear from you.
- What are the differences between individual and collaborating users?
- When is collaboration "successful," when is it not?
- How do you monetize a collaborative application?
User Experience (UX) Magazine seeks potential authors with experience in these areas to help us develop articles for a future issue. If you are interested, please contact managing editor Joe Bugental, firstname.lastname@example.org.
User Experience is a forum for sharing ideas and experiences, not an academic journal. We value conversational language and the emphasis on “real people, real problems, and real solutions.” Our articles are typically between 700 and 2000 words. If you’d like to know more, please take a look at our editorial guidelines.
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- Shares information about the skills and approach of usability professionals in meeting needs for usable products.
- Acts as an advocate for usability in consumer, corporate and governmental software, products and web sites.
- Educates the general public about the usability.
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