Articles by Thomas S. Tullis

Dr. Tullis is a consultant, author, and speaker with over 40 years of experience in human factors, usability, and user research. He retired in 2017 as Vice President of UX Research at Fidelity Investments. He has published over 70 papers in the field, holds 8 US patents, and co-authored the books Measuring the User Experience and Beyond the Usability Lab. He also is a member of the adjunct faculty at Bentley University. In 2011 he was given the Lifetime Achievement Award by UXPA International and in 2013 was inducted into the CHI Academy by ACM.

Nigel Bevan: An Overview of His Contributions to Usability and UX

Abstract This paper outlines some of the most important of Nigel Bevan’s many contributions to the evolution of the changing concept of usability and in particular to Nigel’s input into, and leadership of, the development of usability-related international standards. It traces the concept of usability from the very early days when the focus of human-computer […] [Read More]

Tips for Usability Professionals in a Down Economy

Abstract The usability profession is experiencing the current economic downturn just like everyone else. This article offers ten tips for usability professionals trying to weather this economic storm: Be More Efficient with Your Usability Tests Get More Data with Less Work Deepen Your Usability Skills Broaden Your Other Skills Demonstrate Business Value Keep up on […] [Read More]