User Interface Design

Storyboards: a Dynamic Storytelling Tool

Stories can be told in many different ways — word of mouth, written word, movies, plays. One of the fastest, most universally understandable and information-rich ways to tell a story is with a storyboard. Storyboards have been used throughout history to depict events through pictures. Even when created very quickly, storyboards can convey a wealth of information, showing a particular order of events in an interesting and easy-to-understand way. Presented at the 2006 Usability Professionals’ Association Conference.

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