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  • Publisher : Morgan Kaufmann
  • Release : 15 August 1998
  • ISBN : 9781558604117
  • Page : 472 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Contextual design is a state-of-the-art approach to designing products directly from an understanding of how the customer works and what the customer needs. Based on a method developed and taught by the authors, this is a practical, hands-on guide that articulates the underlying principles of contextual design and shows how to use them to address different problems, constraints, and organizational situations.

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Contextual Design

Contextual Design
  • Author : Hugh Beyer,Karen Holtzblatt
  • Publisher : Morgan Kaufmann
  • Release Date : 1998
  • ISBN : 9781558604117
DOWNLOAD BOOKContextual Design

Contextual design is a state-of-the-art approach to designing products directly from an understanding of how the customer works and what the customer needs. Based on a method developed and taught by the authors, this is a practical, hands-on guide that articulates the underlying principles of contextual design and shows how to use them to address different problems, constraints, and organizational situations.

Contextual Design

Contextual Design
  • Author : Karen Holtzblatt,Hugh Beyer
  • Publisher : Morgan Kaufmann
  • Release Date : 2016-11-16
  • ISBN : 9780128011362
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Contextual Design: Design for Life, Second Edition, describes the core techniques needed to deliberately produce a compelling user experience. Contextual design was first invented in 1988 to drive a deep understanding of the user into the design process. It has been used in a wide variety of industries and taught in universities all over the world. Until now, the basic CD approach has needed little revision, but with the wide adoption of handheld devices, especially smartphones, the way technology is integrated

Rapid Contextual Design

Rapid Contextual Design
  • Author : Karen Holtzblatt,Jessamyn Burns Wendell,Shelley Wood
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2005-01
  • ISBN : 9780123540515
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Is it impossible to schedule enough time to include users in your design process? Is it difficult to incorporate elaborate user-centered design techniques into your own standard design practices? Do the resources needed seem overwhelming? This handbook introduces Rapid CD, a fast-paced, adaptive form of Contextual Design. Rapid CD is a hands-on guide for anyone who needs practical guidance on how to use the Contextual Design process and adapt it to tactical projects with tight timelines and resources. Rapid Contextual

Contextual Design

Contextual Design
  • Author : Karen Holtzblatt,Hugh Beyer
  • Publisher : Morgan & Claypool Publishers
  • Release Date : 2014-10-01
  • ISBN : 9781627056557
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Contextual Design is a user-centered design process that uses in-depth field research to drive innovative design. Contextual Design was first invented in 1988 and has since been used in a wide variety of industries and taught in universities all over the world. It is a complete front-end design process rooted in Contextual Inquiry, the widespread, industry-standard field data gathering technique. Contextual Design adds techniques to analyze and present user data, drive ideation from data, design specific product solutions, and iterate those

Contextual Inquiry for Medical Device Design

Contextual Inquiry for Medical Device Design
  • Author : Mary Beth Privitera
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2015-05-29
  • ISBN : 9780128018743
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Contextual Inquiry for Medical Device Design helps users understand the everyday use of medical devices and the way their usage supports the development of better products and increased market acceptance. The text explains the concept of contextual inquiry using real-life examples to illustrate its application. Case studies provide a frame of reference on how contextual inquiry is successfully used during product design, ultimately producing safer, improved medical devices. Presents the ways contextual inquiry can be used to inform the evaluation

Integrating Critical and Contextual Studies in Art and Design

Integrating Critical and Contextual Studies in Art and Design
  • Author : Jenny Rintoul
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-11-18
  • ISBN : 9781317193203
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Integrating Critical and Contextual Studies in Art and Design examines the relationship between two aspects of art education that appear at times inseparable or even indistinguishable, and at others isolated and in conflict: Critical and Contextual Studies (CCS) and studio practice. Underpinned by international contexts, this book is rooted in British art and design education and draws upon contemporary case studies of teaching and learning in post-compulsory settings in order to analyse and illustrate identities and practices of CCS and

Contextual Design

Contextual Design
  • Author : Karen Holtzblatt,Hugh Beyer
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-05-31
  • ISBN : 9783031022074
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Contextual Design is a user-centered design process that uses in-depth field research to drive innovative design. Contextual Design was first invented in 1988 and has since been used in a wide variety of industries and taught in universities all over the world. It is a complete front-end design process rooted in Contextual Inquiry, the widespread, industry-standard field data gathering technique. Contextual Design adds techniques to analyze and present user data, drive ideation from data, design specific product solutions, and iterate those

Site Analysis

Site Analysis
  • Author : James A. LaGro, Jr.
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-09-15
  • ISBN : 9781118174555
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Niche Tactics

Niche Tactics
  • Author : Caroline O'Donnell
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-04-10
  • ISBN : 9781317548454
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Niche Tactics aligns architecture's relationship with site with its ecological analogue: the relationship between an organism and its environment. Bracketed between texts on giraffe morphology, ecological perception, ugliness, and hopeful monsters, architectural case studies investigate historical moments when relationships between architecture and site were productively intertwined, from the anomalous city designs of Francesco de Marchi in the sixteenth century to Le Corbusier’s near eradication of context in his Plan Voisin in the twentieth century to the more recent contextualist

Designing Web Interfaces

Designing Web Interfaces
  • Author : Bill Scott,Theresa Neil
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Release Date : 2009-01-15
  • ISBN : 9780596554453
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Want to learn how to create great user experiences on today's Web? In this book, UI experts Bill Scott and Theresa Neil present more than 75 design patterns for building web interfaces that provide rich interaction. Distilled from the authors' years of experience at Sabre, Yahoo!, and Netflix, these best practices are grouped into six key principles to help you take advantage of the web technologies available today. With an entire section devoted to each design principle, Designing Web Interfaces helps

Contextual Process Digitalization

Contextual Process Digitalization
  • Author : Albert Fleischmann,Stefan Oppl,Werner Schmidt,Christian Stary
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-03-30
  • ISBN : 9783030383008
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This open access book presents an overview and step-by-step explanation of process management. It starts with the individual participants’ perspectives on their work in a process and its structuring and harmonization, and then moves on to its specification in a model and how it is embedded in the organizational and IT environment of the company. Lastly, the book examines the joint processing of instances in the resulting socio-technical systems. A corresponding illustration, which expands with the overview, enables readers to

This Is Service Design Doing

This Is Service Design Doing
  • Author : Marc Stickdorn,Markus Edgar Hormess,Adam Lawrence,Jakob Schneider
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Release Date : 2018-01-02
  • ISBN : 9781491927137
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How can you establish a customer-centric culture in an organization? This is the first comprehensive book on how to actually do service design to improve the quality and the interaction between service providers and customers. You’ll learn specific facilitation guidelines on how to run workshops, perform all of the main service design methods, implement concepts in reality, and embed service design successfully in an organization. Great customer experience needs a common language across disciplines to break down silos within

UX Research

UX Research
  • Author : Brad Nunnally,David Farkas
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Release Date : 2016-11-15
  • ISBN : 9781491951262
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One key responsibility of product designers and UX practitioners is to conduct formal and informal research to clarify design decisions and business needs. But there’s often mystery around product research, with the feeling that you need to be a research Zen master to gather anything useful. Fact is, anyone can conduct product research. With this quick reference guide, you’ll learn a common language and set of tools to help you carry out research in an informed and productive

The UX Book

The UX Book
  • Author : Rex Hartson,Pardha S. Pyla
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-01-25
  • ISBN : 9780123852427
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The UX Book: Process and Guidelines for Ensuring a Quality User Experience aims to help readers learn how to create and refine interaction designs that ensure a quality user experience (UX). The book seeks to expand the concept of traditional usability to a broader notion of user experience; to provide a hands-on, practical guide to best practices and established principles in a UX lifecycle; and to describe a pragmatic process for managing the overall development effort. The book provides an

The Contextual Nature of Design and Everyday Things

The Contextual Nature of Design and Everyday Things
  • Author : Jacques Giard
  • Publisher : Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2016-06-24
  • ISBN : 146529662X
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The Contextual Nature of Design and Everyday Things focuses on the history of industrial design beginning in the 18th century in principally in Europe and the United States but does so with a thematic twist. Instead of revealing the world of everyday things in a chronological manner as many books do, The Contextual Nature of Design and Everyday Things does so by way of different themes. This direction is taken for one principal reason: design never occurs out of context.