One of the more challenging areas of interaction design is conveying how things will work. How do you show user input and system responses over time, with static imagery?
When a visitor taps this button, what happens next?
At Say Yeah, we illustrate how a user navigates and interacts with an application with an interaction flow document that takes the reader through every interaction in the application. It’s effectively a site map that has been zoomed in to focus on a single view/page at a time to better highlight features and interactions within each individual screen.
This document has the following four uses.
There’s a growing trend across North America and beyond of users moving from desktop, to tablet, to phone throughout the day, depending on where they are and what they’re looking to accomplish.
With all of these screens in play, and the context of use shifting based on being at work, at home, or on the go, it’s important to understand and design for the user’s intent across multiple screens and devices.