User centered design and the Human User Interface

Form design


Form Design
The more we drive tasks on the Internet, the more we find ourselves in form driven processes.

Using a structured, progressive story line in form design means users can quickly complete forms, even with regular interruption.

A vertical progression means the form can easily be transferred onto a responsive device.

Labels above input boxes means we leave ample space […]

Intranet People

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Intranet People
Intranet People are a consulting agency that specialises in Intranets and surrounding technology.

From planning and requirements gathering all the way through to massive scale implementation and deployment. They are software agnostic, as such they help organisations that want new Intranets or want to redesign old ones.

Intranet people deliver Intranet strategies, consult, train on Best Practices and run speaking […]

Iconography in Beacon


Icon Design
Great Iconography is a vital part of good UX.

At the turn of the century with the upscale of resolution, we found we could effectively move away from iconography to text descriptions. Very often we’d use the same or similar icons for different items, because the text descriptor could differentiate it.

Since the progression of Smart devices […]

Page Builder

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Page builder
The Page creation process is a step by step wizard designed to help a user to simply create a page and apply functionality which will make it findable, either through menus or search tagging (or both).

The Process diagram is the overall flow of Page Creation.




Prototypes for Page Builder

A simple prototype for for the Page builder application.

Beacon Adaptive Framework

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Beacon is an adaptive, visual framework designed to overlay the old page and template delivery system of SORCE’s Enterprise Intranet Client.

Beacon was designed around the observations and expectations of surveyed users and developers.

The Expectation list included:

An adaptive design framework
Grid based
Better links
White space control
New Div controls
Web fonts support

Beacon was designed to address these changes as much as possible, while still maintaining and […]

Activity Stream

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Activity Stream
Activity Stream(AS) was a proposed concept to revolutionise the way SORCE customers engage with the product.

In it’s initial phase, AS would primarily perform as a utility that covers the grid (space on a page) with bubbling content from various different SORCE Applications. Designed as new way to access content and purpose built to help the Intranet get […]