Principal UX Strategist, Design for Context
Lisa Battle is the president of Design for Context, a UX design consultancy in the Washington, DC area. She has designed usable software, web-based applications, and web sites for clients in a variety of industries, and specializes in UX design for highly interactive enterprise applications and software as a service (SaaS). Her work with project teams includes eliciting user needs, clarifying business goals, and designing creative user interface solutions that improve user experience and productivity. She holds a master’s degree in Cognitive Psychology/Human Factors from George Mason University.
Efficiency – enabling users to work quickly with fewer steps and less effort – is particularly important when designing business applications. Expert users speed through frequent or repetitive tasks, and switching between mouse and keyboard can be frustratingly slow. Users of assistive technologies, whether or not they are frequent/expert users, also have a critical need […]