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2010-08-23 02:59:00

MUMBAI, India, August 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Organizations Can Now Have a "Certified Practice in Usability(TM)" and Submit a Product, Application, or Website to be a "Certified Usable Design(TM)" Human Factors International (HFI) announced today an extension of their successful program for certification of usability practitioners (Certified Usability Analysts(TM)) which currently provides certification to about 10% of the world's usability practitioners.

2010-07-27 09:30:00

RESTON, Va., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Mediabarn, Inc., a leading provider of usability research, design and technology, announced that it has been awarded a subcontract from ManTech International for the U.S.

2009-07-22 10:10:00

FAIRFIELD, Iowa, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Human Factors International (HFI) has certified nearly 2500 usability professionals world-wide in the fundamentals of user experience (UX) design principles and methodology.

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.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.