« Elegant Organisations? Daily Simplicity? Fugetaboutit! | Main | Happiness and a better Enterprise Software Data Model »



If there is one thing we should learn from UI design in games, it is that the users always want to change it. No matter how you create it, they want something different.

"They" is not accurate, since the group is pretty diverse, but the point is that there is not one UI design that fits all. Take a look at http://www.wowinterface.com/ and you will see that there is a huge community that creates new interfaces, new functionality and new ways of doing things.

But there is also a huge difference in the way players interact with their game and how traditional users interact with their applications. The gamers are interested in getting the most out of the game, including spending a lot of time tweaking and tuning interface elements. The traditional worker on the other hand is more interested in applications that supports him in his work. In other words, the real difference is the users attitude, not the application interface. :)

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

My Photo


  • Phone: +33 6 8887 9944
    Skype: sigurd.rinde
    iChat/AIM: sigrind52

Tweet this

Thingamy sites

  • Main site
  • Concept site

Tittin's blog


Enterprise Irregulars


Twitter Updates

    follow me on Twitter


    • Alltop, all the cool kids (and me)


    Blog powered by Typepad
    Member since 01/2005