Study at the OU – more rough mocks

December 7th, 2007

Some more rough designs / prototypes for Study at the OU usability testing.

Study at the OU (re)designs

December 4th, 2007

Here are a few mockups I’ve been preparing for the next round of usability testing for the Study at the OU website.

Pondering the MyStuff problematic sytem information architecture

August 15th, 2007

I’d like a little feedback on the following critical issue, if you have time. The ‘breadcrumb’ navigation is all over the place. That’s because MyStuff is by nature ‘all over the place’. It’s all about creating something that can be reused in multiple places. As a result, strict hierarchy is difficult to define. And users […]

MyStuff screens – compilations, spaces, sharing, pinboard, items and more

August 10th, 2007

A peak of things to come is available here.

MyStuff user interface enhancements

August 6th, 2007

I’ve updated the team photostream with some latest MyStuff design enhancements. You can see them on Flickr. Read more about the new MyStuff header on Google Docs. You can read about the managed view interface too!

MyStuff power user interface

May 31st, 2007

Here’s a new wireframe for the power-user view of the MyStuff eportfolio, portfolio, system. This is the view that most users will probably want when they get bored of the ‘blog’ type view. It’s an intuitive and easy to use interface that follows windows explorer type conventions. The wireframe. The wireframe with some notes. And […]

My Stuff – design progress

December 8th, 2006

Imagining that sometime soon the OU web colour pallette might be revised, improved and made more accessible, I’ve been playing with colour schemes using Adobe’s fantastic Kuler web app. Here I can select an OU brand colour and generate sympathic colours schemes from it. I then use a little artistic license to get semi-accessible colours […]

“My Stuff” focus group screens

October 10th, 2006

No activity for nearly a month? I must be busy. Here are 40 or so screens I prepared for the first focus group for the OU ePortfolio “My Stuff”. I worked right up against the clock on this one so what you see is more ‘big picture’ than anything else. I’m now in the process […]

My Stuff official design – v1

September 12th, 2006

A plain ole’ homepage. A plain ole’ homepage with some added components. Gives a flavour of how a user might customise their homepage by adding in bits and pieces that they want to see. Just added this one. Another alternative. Less duplication – but still some! – see Thanh’s comment below. This builds upon the […]

ePortfolio terminology

August 9th, 2006

Thanh rightly pointed out that there is some important stuff at my other ePortfolio URL. One such item of stuff is the piece on the ePortfolio terminology. The reson it’s over their an not a blog post is because it’s not complete and lives outside of blog chonology. In fact it’s pretty much there to […]