Human factors (ergonomics)

Human factors (ergonomics) is the scientific discipline that studies the relationship between people and systems. It looks at how people interact with technology and how this interaction can be improved. The goal of human factors is to make sure that people are able to use technology safely and effectively. How is human factors different from … Read more

Beta test

A beta test is a type of testing where a new product or service is released to a limited group of users in order to get feedback and identify any issues before a wider release. Beta tests are often used for software products, but can also be used for other products and services. Beta testers … Read more


A storyboard is a tool used by software developers to visually represent the structure of a software application. Storyboards are typically used during the early stages of software development, before the application’s code is written. Storyboards can be used to represent the user interface, the data model, the application’s workflow, or any other aspect of … Read more


ants are small, hard-working insects. They live in colonies of up to 500,000 individuals. ants are very important in the natural world. They help to break down and recycle dead plants and animals. They also help to aerate the soil and control other pests. ants are considered to be a nuisance by many people. They … Read more

Version control

Version control is the management of changes to documents, computer programs, large web sites, and other collections of information. Changes are usually identified by a number or letter code, termed the “revision number”, “revision level”, or simply “revision”. For example, an initial set of files is “revision 1”. When the first change is made, the … Read more

The Three Ways (The Phoenix Project)

The Three Ways (The Phoenix Project) is a book that discusses how to improve an organization’s ability to deliver software quickly and effectively. The book is based on the premise that there are three primary ways to improve software delivery: 1. The First Way: Flow The First Way is all about increasing the flow of … Read more

Design-centric culture

A design-centric culture is one in which the design of products and services is a central focus. This type of culture typically values creativity and innovation, and puts a strong emphasis on the user experience. Design-centric organizations often have a strong focus on customer needs and feedback, and they view the design process as an … Read more