Articles published in 2009


Brussels Airlines: public vote winner Usability Awards 2009 (11-Nov-2009)

Brussels Airlines is the public vote winner of the Usability Awards 2009. The task-oriented homepage and the user-friendly way of looking for and booking a flight are a few of the site’s highlights.

Belgian Usability Awards 2009: Winners! (10-Nov-2009)

Congratulations to the winners of the Belgian Usability Awards 2009: Brussels Airlines, Ancienne Belgique and Plan België. And to runners-up Kudzu, UiT in Vlaanderen, Bubblestick and Leuven.

48% of visitors on e-commerce websites don’t buy due to lack of usability (05-Nov-2009)

iPerceptions’ research shows that 48% of the people on e-commerce websites doesn’t buy due to lack of usability. Even worse: 38,5% of the people who visit a website with the intention to buy, don’t succeed in doing so.

Usability Awards Ceremony on 10 November 2009 (02-Nov-2009)

On 10 November 2009 we will announce the winners of the first edition of the Belgian Usability Awards. Practical information 10 November 2009, 17h00 till 19h30 Holiday Inn Garden Court Brussels Expo Keizerin Charlottelaan 6 – 1020 Brussels Easy to reach by car and public transport (subway at 2 minutes walk) Free parking Route description […]

Usability articles (28-Oct-2009)

Articles on user testing versus expert reviews, the ideal user test moderator, the way links should work and the role of data in the design process.

Google Maps: cases from travel websites (21-Oct-2009)

Google Maps is great. If you use it well. We show some good and bad examples from travel websites.

Page fold: myth or reality? (18-Oct-2009)

Is the page fold a myth? Do or don’t people scroll? Everything you’ve always wanted to know about the page fold and page length.

Can you pick the right picture? (11-Oct-2009)

You think a picture is worth a thousand words? Take our little single question quiz. And think again.

Usability Awards 2009: vote for your favourite! (05-Oct-2009)

Out of more than 200 submissions, a professional jury has shortlisted 10 websites for the first edition of the Belgian Usability Awards. The shortlist in alphabetical order: Ancienne Belgique Belgium.be Brussels Airlines Bubblestick Kudzu Leuven Plan België Pukkelpop UiT in Vlaanderen Vlaamse Maatschappij voor Watervoorziening It’s up to you now to decide which of these websites […]

Unisys homepage: can I click it? (02-Oct-2009)

The Unisys homepage looks nice. Unfortunately that’s only true at first glance. Go on, try to click it. I dare you.