IxD

Key Competencies

Each discipline will require a different set of competencies, for Interaction Design I have defined the following:

  1. IP: Intellectual Property generation, Ideas, Originality, Common Sense...
  2. Interaction: Media, Modalities, Computing, Software...
  3. User Focus: User Studies, User Evaluation, Personnae, Scenario of Use, Interviews...
  4. Usability: Evaluation, Effectiveness, Efficiency, Affect, Learnabilit, Usability Rationale...
  5. Usefulness: Fitness for Purpose, User Intentions, Usage Outcome...
  6. Market & Business: Research, Stakeholders, Competitors, Current products, Business Model...
  7. Form & Aesthetics: Design Style, Form Giving, Beauty...
  8. Socio-Cultural Issues: Awareness of contemporary social issues, Cultural trends and movements...
  9. Mixed & Integrating Requirements: Combining disciplines, methods and approaches to set the requirements, Workgroup, Team management...
  10. Modelling, Visualisation & Communication: Models, Prototypes, Storyboards, Movies, Presentations...
  11. Design Method & Practice: User Centred Design, Participationary Design, Design planning and workload, Tools used...
  12. Self Assessment & Criticism: Awareness of progress(es), Weak points, Learning Plan, Critical Evaluation of own's work...