Welcome to the July edition of the Userfocus usability newsletter.
Feature Article: Layout grids for Axure and Pencil
Designed for use with Axure RP Pro 5 and the Pencil extension for Firefox, this resource will help you layout prototype web pages using the 960-grid system. Read the article in full: Layout grids for Axure
Usability Training: Now Booking
How to carry out an expert review, September 2 2008, London
For people in design teams who need to spot usability problems in prototypes and finished products, How to carry out a usability expert review is a 1-day seminar that teaches delegates cost-effective methods to evaluate designs. Unlike courses in usability testing, this seminar teaches delegates how to find and fix usability problems without involving end users. More information about this training course: Expert Review training.
Web Usability Training, October 7-8 2008, London
For web designers who want hands-on experience with usability tools and techniques, "Web Usability" is a 2-day immersion seminar that shows delegates how to boost sales and conversion rates, increase usage and improve customer satisfaction. Unlike shorter introductory courses, this in-depth workshop covers the entire design and development lifecycle. More information about this training course: Web Usability training.
Intranet Usability, November 4-5 2008, London
For intranet developers who want to help employees find and use content quickly and easily, Intranet Usability is a 2-day immersion seminar that gives delegates hands-on experience with several usability tools and techniques. Unlike web usability courses, this intranet-specific workshop contains examples of award-winning intranets for delegates to compare their own intranet against. More information about this training course: Intranet Usability training.