Marieke McCloskey draws on her extensive experience researching human behavior to help organizations improve the usability of their applications, websites, and intranets. She focuses on providing clients insights and recommendations at every stage of the design process. Her strategy workshops help organizations understand their users to build a competitive user experience. Read more about Marieke
June 1, 2014
A good automated usability-testing tool offers recruiting flexibility, the ability to write your own tasks, and a video recording of the session.
April 6, 2014
For users who can’t use a mouse make interactive and navigation elements easily accessible by tabbing and display a keyboard-focus indicator.
March 9, 2014
To help users quickly find what they need, anchor text should stand out from the body content and accurately describe the page that it refers to.
February 23, 2014
Intranets are improving findability and discoverability by organizing content by task, using megamenus, offering wayfinding cues, and providing shortcuts.
January 12, 2014
Guidelines for usability test tasks: engage participants by writing task scenarios that are realistic, encourage an action, and don’t give away how the interface should be used.
December 8, 2013
Learn how to use tools like ethnio and GoToMeeting to recruit participants while they’re on your site and immediately run moderated usability studies.