I'm working with a team where we want to be able to show improvement, decreased time on task, after we re-design the UI. I want to track time on task for a web based application. Has anyone captured time on task, and possibly click and scroll data from a particular web app? How do you pull the data for that app out of all of the other web related work that person may be doing?
I'm trying to dig up some guidelines for implementing double-click. I can and have searched teh internets and consulted, e.g., The Essential Guide to UI Design. :) I also know most of the principles and can derive from what the OSes and such do as well as the next person.
I say all that in hopes of focusing replies--I'm specifically looking for references based on testing and/or real-world practice.
In helping my boyfriend prep for upcoming interviews, I stumbled across
dontclick.it. The experience was a little jarring at first as I kept
hitting the back button while navigating through the site and even
attempted to <gasp!> click on a few 'links'. This is the complete
opposite experience of what they are trying to achieve; the navigation
scheme is structured such that the application shifts its content as the
user moves their mouse, avoiding the use of mouse buttons.
I've just been to a talk with Bruce Sterling at Space studio and it
was an amazing experience to meet him. His speech commands such
knowledge about the different fields of study that he has worked on
over the years. After going to this meeting it has helped me and also
changed the way that I use language to describe a particular
technology, improving my understanding of how we can use this