Description - Effective Prototyping with Excel by Nevin Berger
Prototyping is a key step in the development of successful products. Yet budgetary restrictions, deadlines, and lack of access to sophisticated tools often lead to sloppy, ineffective prototyping. Designers need efficient visualization tools that quickly communicate ideas, and help improve the realization of their ideas. Effective Prototyping for Excel offers just that by illustrating how anyone can use basic Excel skills to create prototypes. Excel is available on virtually every desktop, and most professionals are proficient with at least its basic functionality. This book offers step-by-step guidance of how to see a prototyping project through from start to finish, in the context of collaborative teams and respective work environment. A range of software design problems and business demands are solved as practical examples complemented by full color illustrations, offering the a fast, cost-effective and reliable tool for prototyping.*
Presents the only complete, step-by-step guide to prototyping with a tool that nearly everyone knows how to use and already has on their desktop *Allows developers to easily present their design visions through simple and effective methods that don't bust the budget *The perfect companion to Effective Prototyping for Software Makers - featuring the same author team and full-color treatment
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(235mm x 191mm x mm)
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Author Biography - Nevin Berger
Nevin Berger is design director at Ziff Davis Media. Previously he was a senior interaction designer at Oracle Corporation and Peoplesoft, Inc., and has held creative director positions at World Savings and OFOTO, Inc. Michael Arent is the director of user interface standards at SAP, and has previously held positions at Peoplesoft, Inc, Adobe Systems, Inc, MetaDesign,Sun Microsystems, and Apple Computer, Inc. He holds a number of U.S. and international patents. Jonathan Arnowitz is a User Experience Architect at Google Inc. and is the co-editor-in-chief of Interactions Magazine. Most recently Jonathan was a User Experience Architect at SAP Labs and was a Senior User Experience Designer at Peoplesoft. He is a member of the SIGCHI extended executive committee, and was a founder of DUX, the first ever joint conference of ACM SIGCHI, ACM SIGGRAPH, AIGA Experience Design Group, and STC.