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Interaction Design

Create an engaging and responsive system.

User-Centered Design Process Map

The user-centered design process is composed of several methods and tasks related to website development. The type of site you are developing, your requirements, team, timeline, and the environment in which you are developing will determine the tasks you perform and the order in which you perform them.

Choose a topic to learn more about how to complete each step.

Creating a User-Centered Approach in Government

Government agencies provide vital information and services that affect people’s daily lives. They have the responsibilities of responding to the needs of its citizens, running as effectively and efficiently as possible, and being timely and accurate with its information. By putting people first and embracing a user-centric approach, agencies improve the quality of their information and services by making them more useful and usable and by saving money long-term through making iterative improvements.

Interaction Design Basics

Interaction design focuses on creating engaging interfaces with well thought out behaviors. Understanding how users and technology communicate with each other is fundamental to this field. With this understanding, you can anticipate how someone might interact with the system, fix problems early, as well as invent new ways of doing things.

Best Practices for Designing Interactions

Consider these qualities and associated questions when creating digital products that have an interactive element:

Use Cases

A use case is a written description of how users will perform tasks on your website.  It outlines, from a user’s point of view, a system’s behavior as it responds to a request. Each use case is represented as a sequence of simple steps, beginning with a user's goal and ending when that goal is fulfilled.

Creating Wireframes

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