A research technique where a small group of 10-12 participants brainstorm their ideas and reactions to a software product.
A research technique that helps guide information architecture (such as tabs on a Web site), in which users sort words using actual cards. The final “sort” is a “tree” of concepts and their relationships.
An early design built to test a user interface without too much coding effort. For example, prototypes can be built with paper, HTML, spreadsheet software, or even presentation software.
A new generation of enterprise software application designed by Oracle.
UI (user interface)
The visual component of an enterprise application that an end user sees, including the colors, buttons, terminology, and other screen design elements.
UX (user experience)
The total experience a user has with an enterprise application, including purchase, delivery, setup, personalization, integration with multiple work devices, and integration with business processes.
user-centered design philosophy
At Oracle, the way software design is conducted with the user offering constant feedback throughout the design process.