Localisation: Basic facts

By | November 2nd, 2016|Culture, Localisation, Users & Research|

Localisation means making the necessary design changes so that products are culturally and technically suited for the target culture. Internationalised software is adapted for a specific region or language by adding locale-specific components and translating text. Let's take J.K Rowling's character for example. Many people know him as "You know who", right? Well no, in Germany [...]

The influence of culture over usability & UX

By | October 27th, 2016|Culture|

Usability has been having different definitions for the past decades. During this time, it was considered to be something focused on performance-related criteria such as ease of use and effectiveness and notions that include a subjective aspect and user satisfaction were added later on. According to ISO 9241-11: Guidance on Usability (1998), usability is “the [...]