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The care and feeding of Buttons: User research fridays The care and feeding of Buttons: User research fridays Presentation Transcript

  • The care and feeding of buttonsDaniel Stillman@dastillman
  • It’s difficult to have an epiphany if allyou want revealed is what youalready know.
  • Things I’ll talk about:
  • Buttons cost moneyShare your toysMix up your fidelitySuspension of disbeliefLather, rinse, repeat
  • A bit about me
  • One thing I do
  • My origin story.
  • My graduate thesis: it’s not easy toget a bike on a train.
  • Bikes take up too much room on thesubway.
  • Scooters are awesome but uncool.
  • Prototype one: size and shape.
  • Prototype two: deeper function.
  • Yeah.
  • Finally, mixed fidelity.
  • The users behind the process.
  • Where this work happened.
  • Buttons cost money
  • So do LEDs
  • $0.02 extra adds up fast A: SLIDER B: ONE BUTTON C: TWO ZONE BAR D: BUTTON BAR
  • $0.02 = how much awesome?
  • Share your toys
  • Touch screen e-ink tablet
  • Touch screen e-ink tablet
  • What can we leverage or cram intothe existing space we have?
  • We made some toys…
  • And had a party…
  • And most of it sucked. Overall favorite Button favorite
  • And most of it sucked. Maximum score is 35 5 tasks X max. score of 7 per task
  • And most of it sucked.
  • Why did they like what they liked?too segmented Sweet Spot: Balanced Layering well segmented and Segmentation not segmented enough not layered enough well layered too layered
  • Can we do better?too segmented Surface ErgoTouch ClickTouch well segmented not segmented enough ThreeWheel TouchWheel PearlTouch not layered enough well layered too layered
  • Thankfully, the touch screen optionworked out.
  • Mix up your fidelity.
  • The pieces of the puzzle.
  • Step one – explore.
  • Flesh it out.
  • A lot of fast and cheap is good.
  • Suspension of disbeliefMix up your fidelity.
  • If you change everything…
  • Try a few things.
  • Prioritizing the requirements
  • Creating the primary workflows In order to provide better usability and comply with FDA HE75 Human Factors standards, we developed and tested distinct architectures.
  • Then gut-checking them
  • The pieces of the puzzle.
  • Washing Machine Interfaces.
  • Mapping user pathways
  • Mapping possible interfaces. Pure Physical Focus Hybrid Pure Touch ScreenOrdinal: traditional UI Screen with physical buttons Screen with touch buttons grid Screen with knob carousel Screen with knob Cover flow bulls eye breadcrumbs
  • Can we make it simpler? 1 2 3 4 5
  • Then we play with it, in place.
  • The pieces of the puzzle.
  • Get some pieces into place
  • Then put them in context.
  • The pieces of the puzzle.
  • Things I talked about:
  • Buttons cost moneyShare your toysMix up your fidelity.Suspension of disbeliefLather, rinse, repeat.
  • Thanks!Daniel Stillman@dastillman
  • Buttons cost moneyShare your toysMix up your fidelity.Suspension of disbeliefLather, rinse, repeat.