Presentations & articles
At Optimal Usability we believe in what we do so strongly that we jump at any opportunity to tell people about it. If you’d like us to present to your organisation or conference, we’d love to hear from you.
We have presented on accessibility, internationalisation, and the usability of everything from DVD players to photocopiers, websites and doors. Here’s a selection of past presentations:
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Usability articles & audio
Everybody’s talking about usability. The following articles from newspapers and magazines take a closer look at our people and our work.
20 June 2011. Trent Mankelow, talks to Business Day about co founding Optimal Usability and making new ideas work.
20 June 2011. Trent Mankelow, talks to Business Day about eye tracking technology.
21 February 2010. Shailesh Manga talks to the Sunday Star Times about Optimal Usability’s involvement in Air New Zealand’s revolutionary Sky Couch project.
22 July 2009. Optimal Usability helps the Real Estate Institute make their paper forms more user friendly
15 December 2008. Sam talks to the Dominion Post about the business of “making things easy and enjoyable to use”.
15 November 2008. Sam talked to ComputerWorld about Optimal’s new Chalkmark product.
22 October 2008. Dave O’Brien talks to The Dominion Post about his life, and experiences in the usability field.
6 July 2008. Shailesh Manga answers queries about website usability for The New Zealand Herald.
26 June 2008.Sam spoke to Gerry Gaffney of UXpod – User Experience Podcast, about the challenges of balancing user-centred design practices.
10 September 2007.Sam Ng, talks about his experiences from running numerous card sorts over the years.
June 2007. Ruth Brown, one of our senior consultants here at Optimal Usability, provides some key principles on website design for advertisers in the June 2007 edition of the AdMedia.