Articles by Dennis Wixon

Over the past twelve years Dennis has managed user research for a number of teams at Microsoft. Dennis previously worked at Digital Equipment Corporation. He has authored over 50 publications. He and Dr. Daniel Widgor have just published, Brave NUI World: Designing Natural User Interfaces for Touch and Gesture. Wixon holds a PhD in social psychology from Clark University.

The Unfulfilled Promise of Usability Engineering

Introduction Usability practitioners have always shared at least one common goal—create the best possible product or tool with the time and resources provided. How to most effectively achieve that goal has been and will continue to be an essential question for us. Today there are a number of promising frameworks and effective heuristics. There is […] [Read More]