Other Cool Stuff

Tue, 2015-04-14 14:24

Best serve the User Experience: a few usability principles and their Eclipse rendering

Based on her experience, a usability specialist (from the cognitive psychology field) locates usability principles within the User eXperience (UX) field and give details about:

- guide the user / structure the information
- help
- create habits and build consistency
- give visibility on the system status (manage waiting time)
- user control and freedom
- avoid errors and help error recovery
- Recognition rather than control
- Flexibility and efficiency of use
... (this list is not the final one)

Mon, 2015-04-13 11:33

Implementing Gamification for your Community

A lot of services can be proposed to community members: Q&A, forums, wiki, trackers, and many more. But can you monitor users on a time period? Are you sure you are doing all you can to motivate contributors?

In this presentation, we will see the different topics to have in mind when you are implementing your gamification project: from highlighting the leaders, to understanding regular visitor needs, and of course, reward settings. Using concrete examples with famous and less famous communities, we will also see what to expect, or not.

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