Friday, April 16, 2004

Card Sorting

Card sorting: a definitive guide by Donna Maurer and Todd Warfel provides a good introduction to this tool.
In summary, card sorting is a simple, reliable, and inexpensive method for gathering user input for an overall structure. It is most effective in the early stages of a (re)design. And while it’s not intended to be a silver bullet, when done correctly, it is instrumental in capturing helpful information to answer questions during the information design phase – ultimately making the product easier to use.

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