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Orthogonals' experts share whitepapers, articles and presentations from the forefront of research in connected medical devices and companion software.  

What is UxD?

A couple of weeks ago a sales presentation was being prepared in our New York office; it was primarily focussed on the problem at hand, but …

A Sequence Diagram for Scriptaculous

In reverse engineering the Scriptaculous into GWTaculous, I've done a bit of spelunking and produced a few artifacts to explain Scriptaculou…

Writing Technical Requirements: The First Commandment

Business Analysts seem to come from two areas: Developers who want to be Writers Writers who want to be Developers Coming from the second gr…

36 GWT Tutorials

While the excellent GWT in Action was released last month, there are lots of people that want to get their feet wet before plunking down $50…

Usability Testing Techniques

Too often, usability testing is judged to be a “nice-to-have,” but dispensable within the time and budget constraints of a full design a…

Why User Research Matters

What if you brought in users to test your application and the final result was one big collective yawn. It’s not that the product wasn’t…

The Zeigarnik Effect in GUI Design

The Zeigarnik effect suggests people remember incomplete or interrupted things better than completed things. It’s human nature to want to …