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February 8, 2015
Indicators To Focus Your Design Efforts

This week I gained clarity on the difference between qualitative and quantitative user analysis. I discovered how facial expressions can be used more effectively in usability analysis and applying a qualitative method like success rate can help drive design decisions. Choosing the right usability tests can build indicators which can focus your design efforts. Qualitative […]

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February 1, 2015
Usability Testing Means Preparation

Recruiting the best participants and then having them follow tasks that make sense during a usability test takes precision. Proper steps need to be followed to line up users, have them show up and ultimately complete the test. This weeks readings stressed following a focused recruiting and usability test creation process. Even though I've conducted […]

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January 25, 2015
What Usability Study Is Used When?

This week I discovered some clarity on the distinct types of usability testing. For years I have been performing different methods of usability testing like 1:1 lab sessions, heuristic evaluations, contextual inquiries, focus groups, surveys and AB tests to produce results. Over the years, I typically refer to this diagram from Jakob Neilsen to assist […]

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January 19, 2015
How Many Usability Participants Do You Need

In my final year of graduate school and my first class back, the assignment was to argue how many participants are needed to run a usability test. I stated five participants is best. I cited a case study from my days at that was quite powerful and I found citations from the class readings […]

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January 6, 2015
What Is User Experience?

I had the opportunity to storyboard, concept and develop this video to promote user experience at Hyland creator of OnBase. A summary of the video, "From the no-spill coffee cup to the OnBase Patient Window, the world around us is constantly improving with user experience feedback. Help us make OnBase even better with your ideas […]

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November 26, 2014
Find The IT Degree That Supports Your Career

Thanks to Terri Mrosko from the Plain Dealer who wrote a great piece on how you can use your degree to amp up your career. I would like to also extend a special thanks to George Shuba for the photography.

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September 4, 2014
OnBase Imaging Services

Is your organization still using old methods to archive images? Have you thought about hiring the professionals at Hyland Global Services to right your ship? If you watch this video, you might catch me in the chicken suit.

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December 25, 2013
2013 Marcom Gold Award

I was honored to be a part of the team that brought home the Marcom Gold Award for Hyland Software.

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June 24, 2012
Hyland Software Commerical 2
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June 22, 2012
Hyland Software Commerical
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Marc A. Majers

User experience leader, author, and DJ that is collaborative in each moment to inspire continual learning and positive feelings
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