SIGIA-L Mail Archives: Re: [Sigia-l] Re: Replacement for EZSort
Re: [Sigia-l] Re: Replacement for EZSort
"Trent Mankelow" <trent.mankelow_at_optimalusability.com> writes:
> > 1. When assessing the needs of a collection of users that represent a
> > population with limited
> > skills, is it reasonable to expect them to be able to use a
> > tool to express
> > themselves effectively? Even software developers tend to use physical
> > cards when they
> > partipate in CRC exercises to investigate system designs.
> I agree. I imagine that the tool would mostly be used for analysis.
> Someone would do the data entry of the cards (or we could, as you
> suggested, use a barcode scanner).
> > 2. Building a good card sorter is, in my view, about the same as
> > a good interface for
> > manipulating outlines.
> > (a) I have used, or attempted to use, a wide variety of PIMs, most of
> > which depend in one...
> I'm sorry, I'm a bit lost - what do you mean by PIM? Do you have any
PIM = rolodex
aka 'Personal Information Manager' to store, organize (etc) names, phone numbers, etc.
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