Usability and Learnability

Clark Quinn

He ended up with a core list of features that still defines Personal Information Management ( PIM ) today. In usability, we used to talk about anthropological methods or ethnography ( real or ‘fake’ ), and contextual and partipatory inquiry. Good portals provide several different ways to browse, and an ability to search as well. Palm has just announced the Palm Pr? as a new smartphone, and it’s got a fair bit of things right.

PIM 100

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

I thought I'd kick off this year by posting a series of posts on topics related to tools and methods for work and learning. What are the most important methods to adopt in addition to the tools? First, let me say that we all have a tool set and a set of methods and frameworks that go along with that tool set. We may not think of this in terms of a personal learning environment and a particular set of methods, but it's there.