Conceptual User Interface: A New Tool for Designing E-Commerce User Interfaces

"Customers wanted us to design their highly interactive e-commerce Web sites very quickly. But the Web user interface design tools we were using were too slow. iXL developed a new tool, called a Conceptual User Interface (CUI), that allowed us to quickly and iteratively design interactive Web user interfaces in a shorter period of time. To improve quality and efficiency, we used the CUI with other design steps and tools." By Lawrence J. Najjar.

Of course, iXL isn't around as such anymore, and the successor probably doesn't use this approach, but it's worth taking a look at, if only to provoke some thought. Read the article...

Posted by seralat at 12:22 PM on June 11, 2002
Filed in: Development Methodologies, IA - Practical Approaches