SAP Design Guild Site News Archive

Updated: November 27, 2013

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Note: The content was updated on November 27, 2013 for the last time.

 

2013 Site News

11/27/2013: New editorial (Final Editorial: Thank You and Good-Bye!)
11/26/2013: New book review (Information Visualization, Third Edition)
11/22/2013: New UI Design Blink (Thank You and Good-Bye!)
11/20/2013:
New UI Design Blink (A Lesson from Colin Ware's Book Information Visualization)
11/15/2013:
New Desktop Motives (Fall in the Kraichgau 2013, Part 1 and Part 2)
11/13/2013: New book review (Microinteractions)
10/24/2013: New UI Design Blink (A Tour de Force of Designers in the Software Realm)
10/22/2013:
New story (Evolution of SAP's UX Strategy)
10/22/2013:
New Design Tidbit (VisualEyes: Introduction and First "Hands-On" Experiences – Part II)
10/17/2013: New UI Design Blink (Keyboard Schizophrenia...)
10/16/2013: New Design Tidbit (VisualEyes: Introduction and First "Hands-On" Experiences – Part I)
10/09/2013: Information Visualization – Glossary
10/08/2013: New UI Design Blink (Milking the Wooly Sow for Eggs)
10/02/2013: New UI Design Blink (Making Life "Easier" on Vacations?)
09/12/2013:
New article added to highlight topic (Examples of Computer-Based Visualization Techniques from the 1990s)
09/12/2013: New two-part article added to highlight topic (A Brief History of Information Visualization – Part I • Part II)
09/11/2013: New UI Design Blink (With a Smile on His (or Her) Face...)
09/06/2013: New story (New Online Courses by the Interaction Design Foundation)
09/05/2013: New editorial (Summer Editorial 2013 with Two Announcements)
09/05/2013: New highlight topic about information visualization (Highlight Topic "Information Visualization")
09/05/2313: New Design Tidbit (Biomimic Infographics)
09/03/2013: New book review (Interactive Visualization)
08/30/2013: New UI Design Blink (Swinging Between Designing the Big and the Small Things)
08/06/2013:
New design tidbit (Coffee Machines, the Burdens of Experience, Resulting Mental Models, and a Lack of Attention – and the Role of Design)
08/01/2013: New design tidbit (Suggestions for Expanding Don Norman's New Version of His Book The Design of Everyday Things)
07/23/2013: New book review (Intersection)
07/18/2013: New design tidbit (Error Handling)
07/17/2013: New UI Design Blink (A Journey Across Touchpoints at Heidelberg Main Station)
07/10/2013:
New UI Design Blink (iPad Dog Salon)
07/02/2013: New UI Design Blink (An Introduction to Milan Guenther's Book Intersection and to the Enterprise Design Framework It Presents)
06/25/2013: New story (Crossing the World on Bike to Improve User Experience and Education)
06/18/2013:
New UI Design Blink (Another Sneak Preview of the Book Gamification at Work)
06/14/2013:
New book review (Gamification at Work)
06/11/2013: New UI Design Blink (A Few Books and Links for Familiarizing Oneself with Charts and Dashboards (Data Visualization))
06/07/2013: New UI Design Blink (Some Books and Links for Familiarizing Oneself with Information Visualization)
06/06/2013: New UI Design Blink (Design Guidelines with a Backup in Research – Are There Any?)
05/29/2013:
New UI Design Blink (Modern Technology Is so Fast! At least, in Theory...)
05/23/2013: New UI Design Blink (Human Memory Is Fallible...)
05/22/2013: New story (SAP's UX Strategy)
05/21/2013: New book review (The Design Way)
05/02/2013: New design tidbit (Password Usability: To Protect or Prohibit?)
05/02/2013: New design tidbit (How to Increase Online Sales?)
04/26/2013: System Usability Scale (Translated into German)
04/23/2013: New design tidbit (Progressive Disclosure)
04/23/2013: New editorial (Spring Editorial – Overview of SAP's Design and UX Activities in 2013)
04/19/2013: New UI Design Blink (Spring Awakened My iPad – and Old Questions)
04/09/2013: New design tidbit (User Experience and Experience Design)
04/05/2013:
New story (SAP Sponsorship Provides Free Textbooks that Enable Better Software Design)
03/28/2013:
New UI Design Blink (SAP Sponsors the Interaction Design Foundation (IDF))
03/21/2013: New UI Design Blink (More on Multiple Skyline Graphs)
03/15/2013: New glossary page (Online Community and Social (Media) Network Glossaries)
03/13/2013: New book review (Net Smart)
02/12/2013: New UI Design Blink (Is the iPad – or Any Other Tablet Computer – a Productivity Tool?)
02/01/2013: New UI Design Blink (Bill Caemmerer on Multiple Skyline Graphs)
01/22/2013: New Desktop Motives (Mostly Natural Patterns, Part 1 and Part 2)
01/15/2013: New UI Design Blink (A New Approach to the Gamification of Websites – Finding the Relevant Content)


2012 Site News

12/18/2012: New design tidbit (Responsive (Web) Design)
12/12/2012: New UI Design Blink (Meeting the Drum Again...)
12/05/2012: New UI Design Blink (A Few Books and Links for Familiarizing Oneself with Mobile)
12/04/2012: New book review (The Mobile Frontier)
11/28/2012: New UI Design Blink (Reviewing an E-book – Another Experience Report)
11/08/2012: New UI Design Blink (From GUIs to NUIs – The Torch Relay of "Direct" and "Intuitive" UIs)
11/07/2012: New page for pioneers of the future (Pioneers of the Future)
10/16/2012: New UI Design Blink (Fitting a Device to Usage Habits – A Usability Lesson)
10/12/2012: New story (When Social Gets Serious)
10/12/2012: New UI Design Blink (Designing for Beginners and Experts – Reviving an Old Design Proposal)
10/10/2012: New UI Design Blink (Sushi Rolls and the Effects of Contiguity and Redundancy)
10/04/2012: New book review (Inventing the Medium)
09/14/2012: New UI Design Blink (Let the Graph Tell Us the Answer)
09/12/2012:
New UI Design Blink (Completing My Designing the User Interface Collection – at Least for the Time Being)
09/06/2012: New design tidbit (A Humanistic Framework for Design)
09/01/2012: New UI Design Blink (Design Thinking, Interaction Design, and UI Design)
09/01/2012: New design tidbit (Introduction to Design Thinking)
08/16/2012: New UI Design Blink (Rounding Off My Designing the User Interface Collection)
08/15/2012: New UI Design Blink (Users Don't Have Goals and Don't Do Tasks – Do They?)
08/08/2012: New UI Design Blink (Now I Know What "Cloud" Means)
08/01/2012: New UI Design Blink (Don Norman & John Maeda on Innovation and Design at PARC Forum – Guest Column by Janaki Kumar)
08/01/2012: New book review (UX Best Practices)
07/25/2012: New desktop motives part 1 and part 2 (Skies and Clouds 2010-2012)
07/20/2012: New UI Design Blink (Bridging the Gap Revisited – Are UI Patterns Removing the Mystery from Design?)
07/19/2012: New UI Design Blink (HCI Encyclopedia Revisited)
07/04/2012: New story (CHI 2012 – A Collection of Trip Reports)
07/03/2012: New book review (Living with Complexity)
07/03/2012: New design tidbit (Eurovision Song Contest 2012 and NodeXL: A Second Brief Encounter)
07/03/2012: New UI Design Blink (Retrospect after Five Weeks of Owning an iPad)
06/13/2012: New UI Design Blink (A Sneak Preview of Socio-Technical System Design)
06/13/2012: New story (Visualizing the Future)
05/31/2012: New story (A Mobile App and User Experience Success Story)
05/31/2012: New UI Design Blink (First Encounters with Gestures – Viewing Photos)
05/30/2012: New UI Design Blink (Finally Adopting "Mobile" – The End of a Long-Term Refusal...)
05/24/2012: New story (The Beauty of SAP Business ByDesign)
05/03/2012:
New story (Young, Mobile, and App-fluent)
04/26/2012:
New story (Interaction 2012 – Again, a UI Design Practitioner's Report)
04/20/2012: New editorial (SAP at CHI 2012 – Austin, Texas)
04/18/2012: New UI Design Blink (A Sneak Preview of Wearable Computing)
04/04/2012: User Interface Styleguide SAP Business ByDesign, Version 2012 released
04/04/2012:
New SAP UX fun video (on "About the SAP User Experience Team" page)
04/03/2012: New story (Transformative User Experience – Beyond Packaged Design)
03/27/2012: New UI Design Blink (A Sneak Preview of Visual Aesthetics)
03/13/2012: New UI Design Blink (Two More Sneak Previews into the HCI Encyclopedia)
03/09/2012: New editorial (New Accessibility Edition and More)
03/09/2012: Front-End Requirements and Infrastructure for Accessibility updated (DE version)
03/09/2012: New Accessibility Edition published
03/01/2012: New UI Design Blink (More Experiments with Skyline Graphs)
02/21/2012: New UI Design Blink (Skyline Graphs – New Insights at the Horizon...)
02/15/2012: New UI Design Blink (Sneak Preview Number Five into interaction-design.org)
02/15/2012: New story (Dan Rosenberg on Design)
01/11/2012:
New UI Design Blink (Sneak Preview Number Four into interaction-design.org)


2011 Site News

12/22/2011: New design tidbit (Using Ambient Media to Support the Awareness of Remote Colleagues – Part 2: Ideas)
12/21/2011: New design tidbit (Using Ambient Media to Support the Awareness of Remote Colleagues – Part 1: Examples)
12/20/2011: New design tidbit (A Proposal for Playful Interactive Persuasion: The "Employees' Commute Calculator" (ECC) – Part 2: Ideas for a More Advanced Version)
12/15/2011: New design tidbit (A Proposal for Playful Interactive Persuasion: The "Employees' Commute Calculator" (ECC) – Part 1: The Easy ECC (E2C2))
12/14/2011: New UI Design Blink (Sneak Preview Number Three into interaction-design.org)
12/07/2011: Three page updates in the Accessibility section (Accessibility Glossary; Accessibility Links and References; Vision and Visual Disabilities – An Introduction)
12/02/2011: New UI Design Blink (A Quick Look at the HCI Encyclopedia)
12/02/2011: New story (Leading Global UX Teams)
11/30/2011: New UI Design Blink (One More Sneak Preview into interaction-design.org...)
11/29/2011: New UI Design Blink (Bike Speedometers and Some Worst-Case Use Cases (or Scenarios))
11/16/2011: New UI Design Blink (Technology Serves People???)
11/11/2011: New UI Design Blink (A Sneak Preview into Interaction-Design.Org for SAP Design Guild Readers)
11/11/2011: New photo story (SAP's Presence at World Usability Day 2011 in Mannheim, Germany – A Photo Story)
10/18/2011: New UI Design Blink (Processing pour "l'art"!)
10/12/2011:
New UI Design Blink (A Matter of (Visual) Perception...)
09/27/2011: New article added to design tidbits (Designing for a Workforce That Acts More Sustainably – Part 6: Replacing Physical Objects with Virtual (Digital) Ones)
08/23/2011: New article added to design tidbits (Designing for a Workforce That Acts More Sustainably – Part 5: Using Persuasive Design/Technology)
08/09/2011:
Third new UI Design Blinks in a series of three (Don't Take my 4:3 Monitor Away from Me – or Perhaps You Can?)
08/10/2011: New UI Design Blink (What Is a Usability Issue?)
08/09/2011:
Two new UI Design Blinks in a series of three (Don't Take my 4:3 Monitor Away from Me – or Perhaps You Can?)
07/26/2011: New article added to design tidbits (Designing for a Workforce That Acts More Sustainably – Part 4)
07/07/2011: New editorial (SAP User Experience at DUXU 2011 and More...)
07/07/2011: New highlight topic about design and sustainability (Highlight Topic "Designing for a Sustainable Future")
07/05/2011: New article added to stories (SAP Helps Apple Keep iPhone Away from Bad Guys – A User Experience Perspective)
06/30/2011: New article added to design tidbits (Designing for a Workforce That Acts More Sustainably – Part 3)
06/30/2011: Qotes updated (Quotes Found for You)
06/21/2011: 10th Anniversary Edition completed with article about the sites' design history (SAP Design Guild Design History in Screen Shots)
06/21/2011: New desktop motives (Macros)
06/15/2011: Accessibility Guidelines for SAP Interactive Forms by Adobe published
06/01/2011:
New article added to 10th Anniversary Edition (Design for the Elderly – Designing for People with Alzheimer's)
05/31/2011:
Part I of new design tidbit about NodeXL (Eurovision Song Contest 2011 and NodeXL: A Perfect Match – Part I )
05/30/2011: Part II of new design tidbit about NodeXL (Eurovision Song Contest 2011 and NodeXL: A Perfect Match – Part II )
05/23/2011: New UI Design Blink (Full Press Snap and Dumb Users Who Do Not Know Their Cameras...)
05/10/2011: New photo page for CHI 2011 added (SAP's Presence at CHI 2011 in Vancouver, Canada – A Photo Story)
05/10/2011: New article added to design tidbits (Designing for a Workforce That Acts More Sustainably – Part 2)
05/06/2011: New welcome page for CHI 2011 attendees (Welcome CHI Attendees to SAP at CHI 2011)
05/06/2011:
New history page collecting SAP Design Guild designs (SAP Design Guild Design History in Screen Shots)
05/03/2011
: New page for collecting SAP Design Guild backgrounds (SAP Design Guild Backgrounds)
04/28/2011: New Note from the Co-CEO
04/13/2011
: New UI Design Blink (UI Guidelines Are a Developer's (or UI Designer's) Best Friends!)
04/12/2011
: Link to SAP UI Guidelines for mobile devices on SAP Service Marketplace (SMP) published
04/12/2011: New editorial (SAP at CHI 2011 – Vancouver, Canada)
04/12/2011: New UI Design Blink (Missing and Misleading Error Messages from a Bank Statement Printer...)
04/12/2011: SAP UI Guidelines for Dashboard Design published
03/30/2011: New UI Design Blink (Enriching and Not-So-Enriching Complexity)
03/30/2011: New editorial (10th Anniversary Edition (Nearly) Complete)
03/23/2011: New article added to 10th Anniversary Edition (Aging and Technology – A Personal Account)
03/17/2011: New article added to 10th Anniversary Edition (Design for the Elderly – Some Tightrope Walks)
03/17/2011: New articles added to design tidbits (Designing for a Workforce That Acts More Sustainably – Part 1)
03/10/2011: New UI Design Blink (The Plagues of Modern Times (1) – Online Software Updates)
03/08/2011: New UI Design Blink (A Clash of Conceptual Models Leads to Credit Card Hassles...)
02/09/2011: Podcast added to Stories (Janaki Kumar at LUNAR Podcast "Sustainability Design 2.0" )
02/02/2011:
New UI Design Blink (The Blessings of Auto-Complete)
01/18/2011: UI events updated for 2011
01/12/2011:
New desktop motives (Ice, Snow, and Trees)


2010 Site News

12/21/2010: New article added to 10th Anniversary Edition (Design for the Elderly – Getting Started)
12/16/2010: New UI Design Blink (Caught in an Accessibility Trap...)
12/14/2010: New UI Design Blink (Virtual Possessions)
12/10/2010: New editorial (Final Spurt on the SAP Design Guild)
12/07/2010: New article added to 10th Anniversary Edition (Design is the Solution – From Visual Clarity to Clarity in the Mind)
12/07/2010: New UI Design Blink (Processing Strikes Back: Simple Table Lenses Programmed Using Processing)
12/01/2010: New article added to 10th Anniversary Edition (Sustainability, SAP, and Design...)
11/25/2010: New UI Design Blink (Excel Strikes Back: Bye-Bye Processing – Hello Excel?)
11/18/2010: New article added to 10th Anniversary Edition (Harmonization of International Standards and Guidelines as a Basis for the Inclusion of Everyone)
11/18/2010:
New story (SAP's Presence at World Usability Day 2010 – A Photo Story)
11/16/2010:
New UI Design Blink (Bye-Bye Excel – Hello Processing!)
11/12/2010: New UI Design Blink (Annotators Not Welcome in the Age of Ebooks)
11/10/2010: New book review (Analyzing Social Media Networks with NodeXL)
10/26/2010: New book review (Designing with the Mind in Mind)
10/20/2010: New UI Design Blink (A Lengthy Substantiation of Jeff Johnson's Book, Designing with the Mind in Mind)
10/13/2110: DIS 2010 report ready (DIS 2010 – A UI Design Practitioner's Report)
10/07/2010:
New UI Design Blinks column
09/29/2010:
Appendix to DIS 2010 report ready
08/31/2010: New story (SAP's Presence at DIS 2010 in Aarhus, Denmark – A Photo Story)
08/05/2010: New report on UX China conference (Beyond Clicking: Successful 2010 SAP User Experience Conference in Shanghai)
07/23/2010: New book review (Design is the Problem)
07/09/2010: New story on UX China conference (SAP User Experience Conference 2010, Shanghai)
06/29/2010: New book review (The Art of Seeing)
06/22/2010: New story (iKitchen)
06/09/2010: New story (SAP User Experience at UPA 2010 – A Photo Story)
05/07/2010: New editorial (SAP User Experience at UPA 2010)
04/26/2010: New story (The Promise of Using UI Patterns For Large Software Packages Revisited)
04/20/2010: New book review (Biomimicry)
04/12/2010: New editorial (10th Anniversary of the SAP Design Guild)
03/03/2010: New editorial (Announcing the 10th Anniversary Edition)
03/03/2010: Start of the 10th anniversary edition
02/26/2010: Frontend Requirements and Infrastructure for Accessibility (German Version) updated
02/23/2010:
New book review (Presentation Zen)
02/19/2010: Qotes updated (Quotes Found for You)
02/02/2010: New book review (Design Research) • Qotes updated (Quotes Found for You)
01/21/2010: SAP UI History in Goodies extended (SAP UI History)
01/19/2010: Qotes updated (Quotes Found for You)
01/19/2010: UI events further updated for 2010
01/19/2010: New desktop motives (digicam macros and close-ups: Part 1, Part 2)
01/15/2010: New desktop motives (dslr macros and close-ups)
01/15/2010: UI events updated for 2010


2009 Site News

12/17/2009: New book review (Introduction to Information Visualization)
12/10/2009: New story: INTERACT 2009 report (INTERACT 2009 – Research & Practice?)
11/24/2009:
New book review (Design Meets Disability)
11/05/2009: Links and references for collaboration added to Goodies (Links and Other Information Resources on Collaboration)
11/05/2009: Links and references as well as glossary for narrative user interfaces added to Goodies (Links and References for Narrative User Interfaces, Narrative User Interfaces Glossary)
10/13/2009: New story (The PeP Project: Evaluating the Responsiveness of SAP Applications from a User-Centered Perspective)
10/09/2009: Major update to acronyms (List of Acronyms)
10/08/2009: New overview article about UI guidelines in Resources (User Interface Guidelines – An Introduction)
10/07/2009: New overview article about UCD in Resources (User-Centered Design)
10/06/2009: New overview article about accessibility in Resources (Accessibility)
09/29/2009: New design tidbit (Bridging the Gap – Part III: Structural Approaches)
09/09/2009: New design tidbit (Bridging the Gap – Part II: Mapping Approaches)
09/01/2009: New editorial (Is There Such a Thing as Perceived Quality?) • New design tidbit (Bridging the Gap – Part I: Introduction)
08/07/2009: New design tidbit (Human-Computer Dialog: How Good Does "Good Enough" Need to Be to Appear "Perfect"?)
08/05/2009: New design tidbit (Refreshing Three HCI Laws: Fitts' Law, Hick's Law, and the Power Law of Practice)
08/04/2009: New design tidbit (Examples of Poor Responsiveness)
07/08/2009: New book review (Designing the User Interface, 5th Edition)
06/16/2009: New editorial (Technology Connects People!)
05/05/2009: New editorial (Living in Bubbles)
04/28/2009: UI Guidelines for CRM WebClient User Interface updated
04/14/2009: New book review (Design Thinking)
04/02/2009: New book review (Handbook of Usability Testing, 2nd Edition)
03/26/2009: New story (Gesture Navigation in Contextual Menus)
03/04/2009: New book review (Scientific Collaboration on the Internet)
03/04/2009: Second part of new desktop motives (Sweden 2008 – Part 1)
03/02/2009: First part of new desktop motives (Sweden 2008 – Part 2)
01/16/2009: UCD page updated (SAP User-Centered Design)
01/12/2009: New editorial (E-Mail-Driven Work)
01/09/2009: Qotes updated (Quotes Found for You)


2008 Site News

12/19/2008: ASUG page updated (SAP Usability Testing at ASUG Events: Collecting Feedback From End Users)
12/09/2008: New design tidbit on start-up time (Addressing A "Design Issue:" Start-Up Time )
12/08/2008: Performance Glossary 2nd update
12/03/2008: New story (Location Based Applications)
12/03/2008: New book review (Visual Thinking for Design)
11/25/2008: Performance Glossary updated
11/20/2008: Keyboard Control of UI Elements (German Version) updated
11/13/2008: New editorial (Have You Ever Heard of Performance-Oriented (UI) Design?)
11/13/2008: Highlight Topic "Human Performance at the Computer" published
11/07/2008: Two new design tidbits on performance and performance-oriented guidelines (Human Performance at the Computer – Part 2: Making Applications More Responsive, Part 3: Perceived Performance)
10/14/2008: Two new design tidbits on performance and performance-oriented guidelines (Human Performance at the Computer – Part 1: Introduction, Part 4: On the Way to Performance-Oriented UI Guidelines)
10/14/2008: New design tidbit on feedback (Waiting at the Computer: Busy Indicators and System Feedback – Part 3)
10/13/2008: Accessibility edition updated with ICCHP 2008 presentation
10/09/2008: UI Guidelines for CRM WebClient User Interface updated
10/08/2008: New book review (Sketching User Experiences)
09/19/2008: New design tidbit (Waiting at the Computer: Busy Indicators and System Feedback – Part 2)
08/11/2008: New book review (GUI Bloopers 2.0)
08/08/2008: New report about mobile interaction (Rapid User-Centered Design for Mobile Enterprise Applications)
08/08/2008: New editorial published (A Walk Through Some Buzzwords)
08/06/2008: Four new articles about SAP's new visual design in Resources (Visual Design for Business Software and three further articles)
07/18/2008: Article about the SAP CRM Web Client UI in Stories (Providing a Web-Like User Experience to Business Users – The New SAP CRM Web Client User Interface)
06/27/2008: New book review (Press On – Principles of Interaction Programming)
06/26/2008: UI Guidelines for CRM WebClient User Interface published
06/23/2008: New design tidbit (Waiting at the Computer: Busy Indicators and System Feedback – Part 1)
06/11/2008: Presentation about the Signature Design in Resources (The Signature Design – The New Visual Design for SAP Products; withdrawn on 08/06/2008 and replaced by new articles)
06/04/2008: New CHI 2008 report in Stories (CHI 2008 Report – Not Only a Rant...)
05/29/2008: Article about SAP's new visual design in Stories (A Fresh Look for a Better User Experience)
05/08/2008: New editorial (The Three Pillars of Human Performance at the Computer – Which One Fits Best?)
05/06/2008: New CHI 2008 report in Stories (CHI 2008 – Trip Report)
04/25/2008: New book review (Processing)
04/17/2008: New CHI 2008 photo story (SAP's Presence at CHI 2008 in Florence, Italy – A Photo Story)
03/31/2008: New book review (The Plenitude)
03/20/2008: Further CSUN 2008 presentation
03/12/2008: New design tidbit (User Interface Controls Interaction Techniques of Horror)
03/12/2008: CSUN 2008 presentation
03/10/2008: New design tidbit (Selecting Objects By Attributes – Part I and II)
02/21/2008: New editorial published (SAP at CHI 2008 – Florence, Italy)
02/19/2008: New accessibility guidelines (Keyboard Access for Web Dynpro for ABAP / for Java)
02/12/2008: New book review (Information Visualization, 2nd Ed.)
01/22/2008: New editorial published (Finding Common Ground...)
01/14/2008: New book review (Access by Design)


2007 Site News

12/19/2007: New editorial published (Performance – Merely a Technical Problem?)
12/10/2007: Highlight topic Universal Usability published
12/06/2007: New book review (Usability Management bei SAP-Projekten)
12/05/2007: Article about Universal Usability in Design Tidbits
11/12/2007: WUD 2007 report in Stories (World Usability Day 2007 – "Making Life Easy")
10/18/2007: New and updated accessibility guidelines
09/20/2007: New book review (Universal Usability)
09/06/2007: New desktop motives (Skies from Southern France)
08/14/2007: Part 2 part of new desktop motives (Mostly Swedish Skies – Part 2)
08/14/2007: New desktop motives (Mostly Swedish Skies – Part 1)
07/24/2007: New editorial (The Logic of the Illogic...)
07/19/2007: New book review (Effective Prototyping for Software Makers)
06/26/2007: Resources section restructured
06/22/2007: New book review (Information Dashboard Design)
06/19/2007: Site adapted to new sap.com look
06/11/2007: New story (Participant Groks Usability at ASUG 2007 Annual Conference)
05/22/2007: New story (Breaking Down Barriers)
05/10/2007: New story (SAP User Experience at ASUG/SAPPHIRE 2007!)
05/03/2007: New story (SAP's Presence at CHI 2007 in San Jose, California – A Photo Story)
04/26/2007: New story (Innovationsforum Interaktionsdesign, Potsdam, Germany)
04/19/2007: Newsfeed started
03/22/2007: New book review (Designing Interactions)
03/19/2007: New book review (How Designers Think)
03/16/2007: New editorial (SAP at CHI2007 – San Jose, California)
02/14/2007: New editorial (To Err Is Human – A Two-Sided Issue...)
02/13/2007: New book review (The Design Of Everyday Things)


2006 Site News

12/21/2006: New "special edition" on SAP User Experience • New WUD article in Stories (World Usability Day 2006: Making Life Easy )
11/24/2606:
New story on WUD published (World Usability Day 2006 – "Making Life Easy")
11/14/2006: Frontend Requirements and Infrastructure for Accessibility updated
11/13/2006: Accessibility for Enterprise Software – Architecture and Constraints published
11/06/2006:
New book review published (The Laws of Simplicity)
10/27/2006:
New design tidbit (The Software Works The Way I Think: Beyond Point and Click) and new editorial (Make Yourself Useful on November 14, 2006 – Celebrate The World Usability Day) published
10/25/2006:
New book review published (Hertzian Tales)
10/24/2006: New book review published (The International Handbook of Creativity)
10/23/2006:
Forum closed
09/08/2006: New editorial published (Your Doctor Says: Usable Applications Are Good for Your Health!)
08/30/2006: SAP UCD Overview and UCD success story (User-Centered Design Success Story: SAP Analytics Customer Validation Project) published
08/29/2006: New book review published (Universal Principles of Design)
08/28/2006: New story on a multimodal warehouse application published (Multimodal Warehouse Application)
07/17/2006: Accessibility Guidelines for ABAP Dynpro published
07/06/2006: New book review published (Writing Effective Use Cases) • Complete article list available
06/26/2006: CHI 2006 report published in Stories (CHI 2006 – A Selective Reflection...)
06/23/2006: Article on User Experience and SAP UCD published in Stories (The Art and Science of Usability)
05/11/2006: New book review published (Systemisches Design )
04/12/2006: New story on global teams published (Working as a Designer in a Global Team)
04/11/2006: New editorial published (SAP at CHI2006 Montréal, Québec, Canada)
03/22/2006: New Design published
03/09/2006: New book review published (Shaping Things ) • Book & People section updated
02/23/2006: First audio article (From GUIs to Narrative Interfaces – From Point-and-Click to Computers Telling Stories)
02/09/2006: New book review published (Understanding Your Users)
02/07/2006: New editorial published (The Blessings of Large Displays...)
02/03/2006: User-Centered Design page and User Experience Glossary published • Process and Archive parts of Resources restructured
01/16/2006: New book review published (Designing the User Interface)


2005 Site News

12/21/2005: New book review published (Thoughtful Interaction Design) • Semiotic Engineering Glossary added to Resources
12/16/2005: Keyboard Control of UI Element (German Version) added to Resources • New book review published
12/15/2005: New editorial published (What Matters Most?)
12/06/2005: New desktop motives added to Goodies (Southern Germany)
10/26/2005: New book review published (In the Bubble)
10/12/2005: Personal INTERACT 2005 report published in Stories (INTERACT 2005 – Communicating Naturally Through Computers?)
07/15/2005: New book review published (A Whole New Mind)
06/13/2005: New book review published (Participatory IT Design), Books & People section updated
06/07/2005: Edition on Accessibility published
05/25/2005: Personal CHI 2005 report published in Stories (CHI 2005 – Spotting the Trends ...)
04/29/2005: Norway, Greece, and Turkey desktop motives published in Goodies
03/31/2005: New Editorial published (SAP at CHI 2005 in Portland, Oregon)
03/24/2005: New book review published (Technology as Experience), Books & People section updated
02/22/2005: Article series on capturing and editing screenshots added to Design Tidbits (Part I • Part II)
02/10/2005: New book review published (Digital Ground), Books & People section updated
01/31/2005: Lofoten 2004 desktop motives published in Goodies


2004 Site News

12/09/2004: Edition article User Interface Patterns – Components for User Interfaces updated, English version available
12/06/2004: SAP Usability Activities at ASUG Events updated
12/03/2004: Australia 2003 – Part 2 desktop motives published in Goodies
11/19/2004: Edition on User Productivity published • New Editorial published
10/26/2004: Australia 2003 – Part 1 desktop motives published in Goodies
10/21/2004: Frontend Requirements and Infrastructure for Accessibility added to Resources
10/18/2004: Golden Rules for Bad User Interfaces added to Design Tidbits
09/28/2004: New book review published, Books & People section updated
09/14/2004: New Story on an ethnographic study published in two parts (Part II)
09/07/2004: Quotes Found for You added to Books & People section
08/17/2004: Minor updates to SAP R/3 Icons and SAP Reference Lists (Resources)
08/16/2004: Minor updates to SAP R/3 Style Guide and Optical Ilusions (Resources)
07/23/2004: Lofoten desktop motives published in Goodies
06/07/2004: New Story published
05/13/2004: New Story published • New book review published, Books & People section updated
03/26/2004: New Editorial published
03/13/2004: New Future Scope article published in Stories
03/10/2004: New Design Tidbit on user interface tricks published
02/18/2004: New book review, Books & People section updated


2003 Site News

12/08/2003: Books & People section updated
12/02/2003: Second design tidbit on interaction styles published
11/24/2003: Article on IT Architectures added to Edition on Composite Applications
11/21/2003: New Future Scope article published in Stories
11/20/2003: New design tidbit on user interface patterns published
11/19/2003: Article on ASUG activities updated
11/14/2003: Updates to Books & People in the Community section
11/11/2003: New design tidbit added to Community section
11/10/2003: Article on Next Practices added to Edition on Composite Applications
11/06/2003: New editorial published
11/05/2003: Minor redesign of homepage and overview pages
10/31/2003: Article on Web Services added to Edition on Composite Applications
10/23/2003: Article list added to Info Area
10/20/2003: New edition on composite applications published
10/10/2003: New book review and infos added to Books & People in the Community section
10/09/2003: New design tidbit added to Community section
09/17/2003: New book review and infos added to Books & People in the Community section
09/12/2003: New design tidbit on controls and new Stories article on the third Future Scope lecture added to Community section
09/03/2003: List of Acronyms added to Info Area
08/28/2003: New design tidbit and a book review added to Community section
08/21/2003: SAP Style Guide for PDA Applications updated (Resources)
07/24/2003: New editorial and two book reviews added to Community section
07/16/2003: SAP Style Guide for PDA Applications updated (Resources; formely White-collar PDA guidelines)
06/13/2003: Two new book reviews added to Books & People
06/02/2003: New article Future Scope – A Networked World in Stories
05/20/2003: New report CHI 2003 – New Horizons, But What Are They? in Stories • New Books and People corner in Community • Readers' Contributions renamed into Stories
05/05/2003: New article on SAP Usability Activities at ASUG Events (2003 version) in Readers' Contributions
04/29/2003: New article on User Interface Patterns in Readers' Contributions
04/24/2003: Books in the Goodies section updated
03/20/2003: New editiorial on three years SAP Design Guild published
03/18/2003: Minor updates to SAP Usability Glossary, SAP Web Glossary and Color Glossary
03/14/2003: Branding Glossary added to Goodies
03/10/2003: New design tidbit on Narrative User Interfaces published
02/21/2003: New edition on branding published
02/11/2003: SAP Style Guide for White-Collar Worker PDAs and SAP Style Guide for Blue-Collar Worker PDAs published
01/17/2003: New design tidbit on documentation published


2002 Site News

12/11/2002: New editiorial on creativity published
11/22/2002: SAP R/3 Icons updated
11/21/2002: New editorial and Readers's Contribution article on narrative user interfaces • Optical illusions updated
11/05/2002: Icons moved from SAP Reference Lists to SAP R/3 Icons
10/31/2002: New article in Collaboration Edition (Aventis)
10/30/2002: New design and structure published • Two new articles in Collaboration Edition (Fraunhofer, SAP)
10/16/2002: SAP Reference Lists updated
09/12/2002: New edition "Collaboration – Working Efficiently in a Complex Network of People and Information " published • SAP Collaboration Glossary added to Goodies
07/31/2002: Form layout added to SAP HTMLB Guidelines
07/26/2002: SAP Icon Style Guide updated
07/23/2002: New Readers' Contribution: Announcing a Project: Understanding the Role of Emotion in eLearning
07/09/2002: A newcomer's CHI 2002 report in Readers' Contributions • New and updated design process papers published
07/01/2002: New design tidbit: Screen Layout – Part III: Examples • New editorial on the findings from the SAP Design Guild Survey published
06/17/2002: Changed top navigation: Editions now subsumed into top section for ease of navigation
06/05/2002: New CHI 2002 report and updated ASUG article in Readers' Contributions
05/23/2002: SAP iView Guidelines published (new version)
05/02/2002: SAP Design Guild Survey published: From May 2 to May 24 you have the chance to win a book and tell us your opinion about the SAP Design Guild
04/18/2002: Anniversary editorial published • Two new Design Tidbits articles published: "The Art of Hiding - Part 2" and a second article on layout
04/11/2002: SAP Portals HTMLB Guidelines published
04/05/2002: Updates of Color Glossary, SAP Usability Glossary, and SAP Web Glossary • Newsletter Archive published
03/28/2002: New article on ASUG 2002 usability activities in "Readers Contributions" • New Design Tidbits article "The Art of Hiding"
03/20/2002: New design tidbits article on layout published
03/15/2002: SAP links page added
03/04/2002: Sitemap design changed to a linear, more accessible one
02/14/2002: Fourth edition of the SAP Design Guild on "Accessibility" published in cooperation with the ACC at SAP Labs in Palo Alto • New editorial
02/13/2002: New article in "Readers Contributions"
02/11/2002: "Info Area" introduced in "Home & Services" - new elements are: "Top 10 Quick Tips", "FAQs"
02/01/2002: Redesigned version externally available


2001 Site News

12/07/2001: Redesigned version internally available
10/19/2001: Print versions (PDF) for guidelines available
09/01/2001: New section "Community" published
07/26/2001: An introduction to perception added to Optical Illusions
07/16/2001: Information on Software Accessibility for Users with Disabilities (508) published
07/04/2001: New SAP MiniApp Guidelines for Java published (replace current MiniApp Guidelines)
07/27/2001:
Software-Ergonomie '99 Website (German) added to Goodies
07/26/2001: A list of all major events on usability and user interface design added
08/21/2001: New articles in Section Opinion
07/27/2001: New articles in Section "Opinion"
06/29/2001: New articles in Section "Opinion"
06/29/2001: Three new articles added to Section "Innovation"
06/08/2001: Third edition published in Section "Innovation"
05/18/2001: New articles in Section "Opinion"
05/08/2001: Preliminary Quick Guide to Simplification added to Goodies
04/27/2001: New articles in Section "Opinion" (last additions on 03/30/2001)
03/30/2001: New articles in Section "Opinion" (last additions on 03/09/2001)
03/09/2001: New articles in Section "Opinion" (last additions on 02/16/2001)
03/05/2001: R/3 icon lists added to SAP Reference Lists
02/19/2000: English Version of "Berichtswesen - Vereinigung von Gegensätzen" (Innovation) article available
02/16/2001: New articles in Section "Opinion" (last additions on 01/26/2001)
02/13/2001: New function key norm added to SAP Reference Lists
01/31/2001: SAP Reference Lists published
01/31/2001: Recommendations for Charts and Graphics published
01/26/2001: New articles in Section "Opinion" (last additions on 12/22/2000)
01/12/2001: New "Goody": Optical Illusions
01/11/2001: Interaction Design Guide for Touchscreen Applications published


2000 Site News

12/22/2000: Second edition of the SAP Design Guild featuring articles on "Reporting" published
12/20/2000: SAP R/3 Mini Style Guide published
01/19/2001: Technical changes may cause temporary page access problems: Read more...
12/22/2000: New articles in Section "Opinion" (last additions on 12/01/2000)
12/08/2000: New "Goody": Color Glossary
12/01/2000: Guidelines for capitalization added to SAP Interaction Design Guide for Internet Application Components
11/13/2000: New "Goody": SAP Web Glossary
12/01/2000: New articles in Section "Opinion" (last additions on 11/17/2000)
11/13/2000: Quick Guide to Creating Information-Oriented Web Sites published
10/27/2000: "Goodies" for you... (SAP Usability Glossary, Links and Books)
10/27/2000: New articles in Section "Opinion" (previous additions 10/10/2000 and 09/18/2000)
10/10/2000: New articles in Section "Opinion" (previous additions 09/18/2000)
09/01/2000: Section "Opinion" open
09/01/2000: Section "Forum" open
08/21/2000: MiniApp Guidelines and Web Guidelines Contact usd
08/01/2000: WAP Guidelines published
08/01/2000: New SAP Design Guild Edition published in section "Innovation"

 

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