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Is what you offer findable, accessible, clear, communicative, useful, credible, controllable, valuable, learnable and delightful?
Heuristics provide a shared language of critique and measurable principles that help you prepare to succeed with users, both in research and out in the wild.
This poster references five important historical sources of information architecture and usability heuristics to provide a list of ten core heuristic principles. Each principle is paired with a checklist of thought-starter questions designed to facilitate better critiques.
The poster is 36 x 24 inches and has been laminated so it can be written on with any dry erase marker
Abby Covert’s blog post about the origin of the poster
Abby’s presentation on IA heuristics that’s been viewed more than 150,000 times on Slideshare.