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More About This Title Communicating the User Experience
As web sites and applications become richer and more complex, the user experience (UX) becomes critical to their success. This indispensible and full-color book provides practical guidance on this growing field and shares valuable UX advice that you can put into practice immediately on your own projects. The authors examine why UX is gaining so much interest from web designers, graduates, and career changers and looks at the new UX tools and ideas that can help you do your job better. In addition, you'll benefit from the unique insight the authors provide from their experiences of working with some of the world's best-known companies, learning how to take ideas from business requirements, user research, and documentation to create and develop your UX vision.
- Explains how to create documentation that clearly communicates the vision for the UX design and the blueprint for how it's going to be developed
- Provides practical guidance that you can put to work right away on their own projects
- Looks at the new UX tools and ideas that are born every day, aimed at helping you do your job better and more efficiently
- Covers a variety of topics including user journeys, task models, funnel diagrams, content audits, sitemaps, wireframes, interactive prototypes, and more
Communicating the User Experience is an ideal resource for getting started with creating UX documentation.
Steve Cable (London) is a User Experience Consultant for cxpartners. Steve has worked on many research and design projects, most recently for clients including Nokia Music, Virgin Trains, Planning Portal and Saga Holidays.
Authors' Acknowledgments viii
A summary of the documents 2
Putting the documents into context 7
Enjoy yourselves! 8
CHAPTER 1: Personas 9
CHAPTER 2: Task Models 43
CHAPTER 3: User Journeys 77
CHAPTER 4: Content requirements 103
CHAPTER 5: Sitemaps 123
CHAPTER 6: Wireframes 159
CHAPTER 7: Usability Test Reports 263
CHAPTER 8: Funnel Diagrams 291