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My name is David Gollasch

 

Diversity-Sensitivity and Adaptivity are key ingredients for an outstanding User Experience.
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Online Courses

Online Course on The User-Centred Design (UCD) Process
David
3rd March 2021

Online Course on The User-Centred Design (UCD) Process

View on Udemy Description Did you know that about 50 % of your development time and cost of a software project are dedicated to user interface engineering? Depending on what …

Online Course on Personas in User Interface Engineering
David
5th February 2021

Online Course on Personas in User Interface Engineering

Description This course is for people with great ideas for software solutions that address other people’s challenges but who need advice in materialising these solutions into products or services that …

Online Course on 6 Challenges of Today’s Voice Assistants Like Alexa
David
19th February 2020

Online Course on 6 Challenges of Today’s Voice Assistants Like Alexa

Description Voice assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa and Google Home are increasingly common in today’s homes. This is not a surprise as they are pretty affordable (especially at holiday sales …

Online Course on Time Management Methods
David
9th November 2019

Online Course on Time Management Methods

Description This master course covers a multitude of carefully selected time management methods and shows you the concepts behind the methods step-by-step – plus – what needs to be done …

Research Interests

Usability & Accessibility

Providing a great user experience is not just about a pretty-looking user interface. It is about creating an effective, efficient and satisfying interaction as well as taking people with special needs into account who need not just a workaround but an equally great UI.

User-Centred Design

There are numerous methods and tools to create great systems with a stunning user interface. People shall not just accept a system but like it. They should not just feel comfortable with it but increase confidence. All of those methods and tools can be applied within the user-centred design workflow, which is an iterative process to develop interactive systems tightly bound to users’ requirements, needs and preferences.

Social Assistance Robots

While nowadays industrial robots are absolutely common in assembly line production environments, personal assistance robots start to become present in more and more homes in new formfactors such as tiny flat vacuum cleaners. Currently, they mostly do not need to communicate with its users – but they will in the nearer future. They will become your tech-embodied personal assistant and, interaction-wise, become something like a social entity at home which opens an entirely new universe of useful applications.

Adaptive Interaction

People are different. They have specific needs, specific preferences. They differ in many dimensions: age, gender, language, cultural influences, different social environments, etc. Diversity is great and that is why the ideal user interface pays attention to the individual situation of its users. Furthermore, next to the diversity of users the actual context of use influences the current set of requirements to be met to provide a great user experience. A user interface that is able to automatically adapt to this full set of requirements would be the gold standard.

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