I stopped reading because I was tempted to steal stuff for my next book!"
Steve Krug, author of Don't Make Me Think
If you're serious about creating great user experiences, this is a must-read book! Eric's insights on usability are reinforced with delightful examples and are presented with a business-smart perspective that few others can match."
Richard Dalton, Senior Manager, Experience Strategy & Measurement, The Vanguard Group
"I just want it to work!"
That's what "usability" means to the user. It's about whether a product or service does what the user wantsand expectsit to do. And that's what makes people wantor not wantwhat you have to sell. This book is packed with suggestions, steps, and guidelines to help you create products and services that do what users want. Many of them are unbelievably simple. They just work.
How to create usable stuff
I read the book cover to cover and must say I found a lot of good reminders to help me stop and take a moment and look at the design and see what a customer sees. Read morePublished 8 months ago by D. Odden
Why are you reading reviews when you could be reading this book?!! Eric Reiss did an exceptional job writing Usable Usability: Simple Steps for Making Stuff Better. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Wesley Lorenzini
In addition to being one of the authorities on usability, Eric Reiss writes beautifully and his passion for good, usable design is evident throughout the book and highly... Read morePublished 14 months ago by alberta soranzo
The book is broken into two main sections; Ease of Use and and Elegance and Clarity of five chapters each. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Mike
"Usable Usability" was not written for the soldiers battling in the user experience trenches or on the frontline of information architecture. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Borislav Kiprin
This book reminds me of Donald Norman's Psychology of Everyday Things (newer editions being called Design of Everyday Things). Read morePublished 21 months ago by Steve Berczuk
Eric Reiss has written an intelligent, witty and most of all very useful book on usability. He balances elegantly between illustrated, absurd examples and lecturing. Read morePublished 21 months ago by bookstar
When I first opted for this book my main concern was that it would have the same old info just packaged different. Well it isn't. Read morePublished 21 months ago by atmj