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2014-09-10 16:23:33

UserTesting Expands Team to Support Rapid Enterprise Growth MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, UserTesting announced the addition of Marieke McCloskey and Janelle Estes, two former User Experience Consultants at Nielsen Norman Group (NN/g), an industry leader in the user experience field for nearly 20 years. With more Fortune 100 customers employing UserTesting and revenue doubling year-over-year for the past three years, these strategic new hires position...

2014-01-21 23:31:11

The user-experience research firm, Nielsen Norman Group have announced the winners of its’ 14th annual Intranet Design contest, which is awarded for the most cutting edge uses of various technologies for improved business efficiency. Amongst the winners of this prestigious and notable award this year is BrightStarr, who have been singled out for their quality build of Abt Associates’ new intranet system entitled Abt Global Intranet (AGI). (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 The Abt Associates’...

2014-01-10 12:23:15

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celerity's Web and Mobile team has helped National Geographic win a Nielsen Norman Award for Best Intranet. During a year-long project engagement, Celerity helped build "ngconnect," a highly visual, social and content-relevant intranet experience that has made employee collaboration easy and exciting. With this new internal communications platform, the company's 2,000 employees can interact with one another using real-time information...

2009-09-23 10:23:00

LEXINGTON, Mass., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Gomez, Inc. (www.gomez.com), the leader in Web application experience management, and the Nielsen Norman Group, experts in user experiences, will participate in a Target Marketing Group Webinar designed to help Web marketers and publishers optimize their visitors' Web experiences. When: Tuesday, October 13, 2009, 2:00 P.M. E.D.T. Presenters: Amy Schade, Director, Nielsen Norman Group and Matt Poepsel, Vice President of Performance Strategies,...

2008-08-26 12:00:55

Nielsen Norman Group (NNg) has named Seating Management, an online reservation and seating management application for restaurants developed by the Magellan Network (TMN), to its list of the 10 best-designed application user interfaces for 2008. The list comprises submissions from companies around the world. Winning applications were recognized for their emphasis on user experience to meet the exact needs of the customer, without the burden of unnecessary features and technology. TMN,...

2007-10-23 06:00:30

By Cappel, James J Huang, Zhenyu ABSTRACT Web usability advocates stress the importance of clarity, simplicity, and consistency in web design so that users can perform desired operations efficiently and effectively. If a website lacks these characteristics, users may become confused or frustrated and "take their business" to competing sites. Usability advocates have made anecdotal observations about the extent to which websites follow "good" design practices. However, there have been few...

2007-02-10 00:10:00

NEW YORK -- At Yahoo's finance site, stock quotes update automatically and continually, the numbers flashing green and red as prices rise and fall. Wall Street investors can easily leave a single Web page up all day. Ajax - the software trick used on the page, Yahoo Inc. (YHOO)'s e-mail service and elsewhere - is enabling flashier, more convenient sites. It's also contributing to Yahoo's decline in page views, a yardstick long used for bragging rights and advertising sales. "These...

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