Category: Usability


Plan België: Usability Awards 2009 jury prize government or non-profit website (25-Nov-2009)

The website of Plan België, winner of the jury prize for ‘Most user-friendly government or non-profit website’ at the Usability Awards 2009, charmed the jury with its good looks and user-friendliness. The copywriting is adapted to the web and the calls to action are focused on the site’s top tasks.

Ancienne Belgique: Usability Awards 2009 jury prize commercial or corporate website (22-Nov-2009)

The website of Ancienne Belgique, winner of the jury prize for ‘Most user-friendly corporate or commercial website’ at the Usability Awards 2009, stands out because of its clean design and well-integrated community features.

Flash websites: not the best idea (14-Nov-2009)

Especially if they take more than 1 minute to load. Sony Vaio bites the dust big time.

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 […]

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.