Good Web sites easy design with UX Suite Mannheim, September 04, 2009. The customer is King. This business truism is often criminally neglected in designing Web sites. So says Christian Fernandez, Creative Director and founder of the Mannheim cooling House AG (www.kuehlhaus.com). Online marketing and Web usability specialist is on the Conference people and computers 2009 \”in Berlin (6 to 9 September) report on an efficient and cost-effective solution for this problem: the UX suite. In times of Web 2.0, are always still too many sites ‘ gut designed, notes Christian Fernandez. \”The user as ‘ King customer is often only be included if the site is already online.\” However, the effort to redesign a Web site because she incorrectly assumed by the users and thus not achieved the objectives of its maker, is usually significantly higher than the expenses which are incurred in advance.
Solid advance information to reasonable To get expenses, the team of Mannheim cooling House AG has developed its user experience suite, short UX suite. It allows incorporating potential site users in the crucial development steps without having to invite volunteers to gather their experiences with the planned solutions. Online card sorting software and live usability testing the current UX suite consists of two components: the online card sorting software and live usability testing. In the card sorting, a select group of potential users is asked to sort the content in the form of cards. During a closed card sorting, the generic terms, which are associated with the content are indicated.
This is especially useful if an existing website is revised. It comes, to develop a completely new offer and to think into it in the wording of the target group, for example, an open card sorting is suitable. Here, the participants are asked to define himself general indications to the specified content.