Usability 101 in Design

Usability 101: Usability in Software Design and Interface Design When we design a product, we want to ensure at least two things. First, the product should be useful (of course). Second, the product should be usable. Usefulness doesn't matter [...]

How to Reshape Long-Format Excel Data into Wide-Format SPSS Data

How to Reshape Long-Format Excel Data into Wide-Format SPSS Data As a provider of integrated data management services, we often answer a wide variety of questions relating to data manipulation. One of the most common questions that we encounter is [...]

How A Single Sheet of Paper Can Transform Your User Experience

How A Single Sheet of Paper Can Transform Your User Experience What does a sheet of paper and an expensive, fancy computer lab have in common? Paper evokes tradition, while computers evoke innovation—in fact, we often perceive cutting-edge computers as [...]

Minimalist Design

Minimalist Design We believe in a minimalist design approach. That means that everything on the page matters: if we took it away, the page would be less useful. Every box, button, color, menu, hint, title, table, label, legend, link, line, [...]

2018-05-25T17:35:03+00:00 Feb 2013|Information design, Interface design|

Information design: what’s the best way to display summary data

Information design: what’s the best way to display summary data We recently began designing a page to display individual summary data. This page should show a research participant's scores on potentially dozens of measures, from the ADOS, to medical history [...]

2018-05-25T17:07:00+00:00 Sep 2012|Information design, Tips|

Information design: Five ways to improve your bar graph

Information design: Five ways to improve your bar graph This is the second post in our series on information design. You can find the first post here. We at Prometheus like to think about the most effective way to display [...]

2018-05-25T19:07:01+00:00 Jun 2012|Information design, Tips|