Monday, February 13, 2006

Vendors need lessons in usability

Ergonomics and usability are two topics that should be very closely linked. Yet, when you look at much of the technology in a modern IT-rich office, you realise that although a lot of it might be plastered with the stickers that signify regulatory approval of one sort or another, in terms of ergonomics and usability the kit might as well have been designed for a 12-fingered, two-headed, seven-eyed inhabitant of some remote planet.

Let’s take the average flat-screen TFT monitor as an example. It continues a long heritage of poor usability that was honed to a fine art in its predecessor, the CRT."   continued ...   (Via IT Week)


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