Gowalla Usability Test
September 2011 to December 2011
With the growth of social networking services such as LinkedIn and Facebook, one wonders if there is a way to incorporate such enthusiasm to design a service that utilizes the resources and knowledge of those in academic and research fields. For example, a professor might not know that someone else in a different department at his or her university shares a similar research focus. If a program were available to easily locate such people, it could make research more efficient by augmenting previous time spent finding such people via the Internet or various departmental websites.
Responsibilities: Usability testing
To read the analysis of the Gowalla usability test click this link.