Wednesday, June 24, 2009

from Useit.com: Guesses vs. Data as Basis for Design Recommendations (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)

even a little data goes a long way:

Guesses vs. Data as Basis for Design Recommendations (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox): "Data Beats Guesses"

Guesses vs. Data as Basis for Design Recommendations

Summary:
Even the tiniest amount of empirical facts (say, observing 2 users) vastly improves the probability of making correct UI design decisions.