SIGIA-L Mail Archives: Re: [Sigia-l] My card sorting book is underway!
Re: [Sigia-l] My card sorting book is underway!
At 04:50 PM 4/25/2006, Listera wrote:
> > Perhaps card sorting can be adapted to be used as a low-fidelity
> > method for documenting a user's mental model for how a dynamic
> > application works.
>What's wrong with a prototype?
Prototypes are one tool.
Card sorting is another.
(Actually, there are different types of prototypes and different types of
card sorts, so they are each multiple tools.)
I have a potato masher in my kitchen utensil drawer:
I don't use it to cook every meal, but it's damn useful when making my
son's favorite butternut squash recipe.
Nobody is gonna make *you* use Card Sorts, Ziya. You can leave it in the
drawer for someone else to use. ;-)
Jared M. Spool, Founding Principal, User Interface Engineering
510 Turnpike Street, Suite 102, North Andover, MA 01845
978 327-5561 jspool_at_uie.com http://www.uie.com
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