• Free ‘Getting Real’ book by 37signals

    37signals are most well known as the creators of Basecamp. I love their approach to business and highly recommend you buy their book Rework. It’s packed full of really useful business advice that’s incredibly down to earth and makes much more practical sense than any other business book I’ve read. They’re now giving away free… Continue Reading

  • BBC Home page research and redesign

    I conducted a quick piece of research on the BBC Home page as part of an event called BBC Connected. Did you know it’s the third most visited home page? Yet only a very small percent of visitors actually use it? As our research discovered, most people bypass the page completely, preferring to use the… Continue Reading

  • Usabilitygal wins Entrepreneur of the Month!

    I’m not the type to boast (or ‘headwank’ as my ex-manager used to say!), indeed I left a local group recently as people were throwing their credentials around like a game of tennis to try and score points. I really can’t be doing with that, my passion is usability and design. However, I thought some… Continue Reading

  • Intro to persuasion and social influence

    Many years ago, when I was a student working as a project administrator in my spare time, my manager asked me ‘If you could have any super power, what would it be?’ I thought about this and decided i’d want the power of invisibility. I guess this makes sense now, considering how much i enjoy… Continue Reading