John Carroll shows how a pervasive but underused element of design practice, the scenario, can transform information systems design.As a leader in the 1960s design methods movement (Jones 1970), Alexander ( 1964) sought formal methods to guide unselfconscious decomposition. ... Interestingly, both Alexander and Dreyfuss discussed the vacuum cleaner as a design problem. ... Alexander listed simplicity (the number and variety of components), performance (cleaning power), jointing (ease of assembly), and economy (cost).
|Author||:||John M. Carroll|
|Publisher||:||MIT Press - 2000|