We’re readying MacGuffin for the beta-release at the end of April. The basic functionality already works nicely; now we’re implementing some of the fine-detail stuff: formatting for poetry, adding hyperlinks at the end of stories, analytics data-visualisation, adding the static pages and forum. As the technical issues recede, there remain lots of UX and wider behavioural issues that we can’t … Continue reading Stone Soup
Here are some edited highlights of the MacGuffin platform alpha test, which was done at MMU’s Digital Lab facility. The videos focus on the ‘pain points’; parts of the user-journey that some of the participants struggled with, and which flag-up the UX elements we’ll need to improve. The eye-tracking tool is really useful. You can see it in action in the videos. The … Continue reading Platform alpha test.
Dan Goodwin, UX-lead at fffunction.co, talks us through the objectives and principles of user-testing, before Dr Darren Dancey shows us around the MMU Digital Labs facility. Continue reading Alpha-test video
**UPDATE – We’re now fully booked up with testers for both days. If you’d like to be on standby, or take part in the beta test in April, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.** **We’re now offering £20 plus tea and cake to testers, as well as bus/rail fare from within Greater Manchester (don’t worry if … Continue reading Alpha test