IRMA made easy

IRMA made easy is a project about improving the usability, accessibility and overall user experience of the increasingly popular identity management app IRMA️. It is funded by NLnet foundation️ and carried out at iHub, Radboud University. This blog documents our underlying motivations, project activities and progress in chronological order. It features project deliverables as well as posts on related activities that also aim at making IRMA more user-friendly. Simply put, you have come to the right place if you are interested in how the IRMA user experience is improving.

Making IRMA easier: identifying potential issues and improvements with a usability inspection

Before testing an app with users, it is useful to get known problems out of the way first. After all, you want to learn something new rather than waste people’s time and annoy them with issues you could have fixed already. There are many methods one can use to identify problems oneself. With the NLnet team, we conducted an expert evaluation called cognitive walkthrough. With this method, we identified a list of key issues that should be addressed, and that we plan to fix in new and upcoming versions of IRMA....