A Structured Approach to User Interface Design

Let the Clients See the Benefits, Not the Methodology
  • Dermot Browne
  • John Friend
Part of the Practitioner Series book series (PRACT.SER.)


The belief that user-centred design practices are central to the successful delivery of information technology is widespread. But this view is rarely justified in terms of successful applications of these practices in industry. This chapter helps redress the imbalance by reporting experiences from a project that applied a structured and user-centred approach to the design of an interactive computer system within an international law firm and some of the lessons learned.


Structure Approach Legal Professional Usability Criterion Search Field Wild Card 
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  • Dermot Browne
  • John Friend

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