Articles by Jared Spool

Jared Spool has built User Interface Engineering into the largest research organization of its kind in the world. He’s been working in the field of usability and design since 1978, before the term "usability" was ever associated with computers. Jared spends his time working with the research teams at the company, helps clients understand how to solve their design problems, explains to reporters and industry analysts what the current state of design is all about, and is a top-rated speaker at more than 20 conferences every year. He is also the conference chair and keynote speaker at the annual User Interface Conference, is on the faculty of the Tufts University Gordon Institute, and manages to squeeze in a fair amount of writing time.

Surviving Our Success: Three Radical Recommendations

The world of usability practitioners is undergoing massive changes. I know because I read it in the New York Times. Executive Attention On July 19, 2007, the New York Times ran a story about eBay, reporting how profits are up 50%, yet the number of listings on the auction site fell 6% and the number […] [Read More]