Levels of Dashboard Alerts
Interaction design requires us to explore the subtleties of human perception. A must watch for digital dashboard designers and developers. This deadpan skit with BBC sitcom character Alan Partridge explores the hierarchy of alerts within a dashboard reporting system. Amusing as well as educational.
One point that really cracked me up. The woman in the passenger seat says “I must phone them” and that sets off a “no, no, that won’t be of any use” in reply. I just kept thinking about how we avoid calling the corporate help desk at all costs. Too funny.