Stress - Optimal Usability

By: Optimal Usability  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: User-Centred Design, Admin Tasks

Are all those mundane, admin tasks sucking your time and getting you down? User-centred design might be that elusive but effective answer.

Have you ever drifted into a kind of zen-like state when you were mowing the lawns? All of a sudden the lawns are freshly mown; what were you thinking about? Or when your Nonna is making that penne arrabbiata for the umpteenth time, it’s like she’s doing it without thinking.

Keywords: Admin Tasks, User-Centred Design

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At the next village I pulled into the petrol station, walked up to the matronly woman at the counter, and asked to buy a road map. A design project can be a lot like climbing a mountain; it is hard work and takes a lot of time and effort. Non”, she said this time, waving her arm to encompass the whole shop, “pas de cartes ici”. Have you ever drifted into a kind of zen-like state when you were mowing the lawns.