Tag Archives: Jakob Nielsen

10 Best Application UIs of 2008 announced on useit

The winners of the above mentioned competition were announced on Jakob Nielsen’s website today.

Being used to some terrible user interfaces from work I found most of the winners really well designed, with a contemporary feel & clever concept to them.

What usability sifu Nielsen did not include are the direct URLs for the winners (as he for some reason tends not to do quite often- except for links to his reports which you have to pay for that is…)

Ah well, it’s a dirty job but someone has to do it… So here goes, as far as I am concerned in no particular order other than alphabetical:

Campaign Monitor



Océ PRISMAprepare

SQL Diagnostic Manager

SugarSync (My personal favourite)




Actually that’s a top 9, I didn’t list the Magellan Network’s Seating Management up there as I found their website rather disappointing and not very informative.


Jakob Nielsen – 25 years in usability

Love him or loath him, hats off to the daddy of usability for doing an inspiring job for 25 years now.
Read Nielsen’s retrospective on useit.com.

Jakob Nielsen Wallpaper from NGen

Above: Jakob Nielsen wallpaper from Happy Webbies

Jakob Nielsen interview

Web-usablity guru Jakob Nielsen gives an interview to Sascha Postner and Daniel Jagszent on this podcast on Technikwuerze (Uncut English version)

Jakob Nielsen being interviewed by Technikwuerze