posts tagged: usability

Professional Socialisation of Digital Knowledge & Learning

BeforeWorkAfterWork

This is a blog post summarising an academic paper currently under review about the importance of considering the ‘professional’ social context within which users of digital technology ‘learn about’ and ‘use’ digital technology. Based on a sample of 2077 web users we profile the moderation effect of a) website site design experience; and b) biological context of gender, on the interplay between the confidence and user has in their knowledge of technology and perceptions of its value. This study has given rise to further interest in the exploration of ‘Situated Digital Knowledge and Learning’ in professional/mandated contexts. Keep Reading…

So Is Ease of Use or Usefulness More Important?

This post is about the two underlying elements of usability – ease of usefulness and discusses which of these elements are most important when using electronic resources in marketing activities! As core to marketing are fullfilling human needs, core to electronic marketing is a technology providing real human value. Keep Reading…

Usability 101 – What Are The Basics?

This post provides a basic summary of the two key elements of a usability model called the ‘Technology Acceptance Model’ and why these two core elements are of increasing importance to the marketing profession. Keep Reading…

Usability is a communications thing

This post discussed the importance of usability for marketing. The elements of ease of use and usefulness of electronic technologies are discussed and the implications for technology, tool, channel acceptance and use, and marketing effectiveness. Keep Reading…