November 17, 2006 lecture by Gayna Williams for the Stanford University Human Computer Interaction Seminar (CS547). This talk presents innovation on research methods used during the creation of Windows Vista to insure that users were considered at each stage of the development process; the methods highlighted include: personas, benchmarking, desirability, instrumentation, and ethnographies.
CS 547: Human-Computer Interaction Seminar (Seminar on People, Computers, and Design) is a Stanford University course that features weekly speakers on topics related to human-computer interaction design. The seminar is organized by the Stanford HCI Group, which works across disciplines to understand the intersection between humans and computers. This playlist consists of seminar speakers recorded during the 2006-2007 academic year.