Tag: human factors


People scattered around a room, climbing ladders, looking out windows, zero gravity (people handing off ceiling as well as standing on floor)

03

May 2016

What Do My Colleagues Do All Day?

Do you ever sit at work and wonder, “What do my colleagues do all day?” Yesterday, HSI had its 2016 Project Briefing Day. We do this once a year to get updated on what neat and innovative research projects our consultants worked on over the past year. Not only does...

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Top Human Factors Tweets of 2015

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Dec 2015

Top Human Factors Tweets of 2015

Before we close up shop for the holidays, we want to countdown our favourite tweets relating to Human Factors and Ergonomics from over the past year. Shamelessly, we’ve included one of our own – hey, at least we didn’t rank it as #1! Follow us @HSI_Guelph. Safe and Happy Holidays...

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Just What Time Is It Anyway?

30

Oct 2015

Just What Time Is It Anyway?

The clocks are changing this weekend. Daylight savings and the semi-annual changing of time always reminds me of the one time, in 1988, when I almost missed my plane due to human error. The “human” meaning, of course, me. I arrived for my flight with more than an hour to...

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Adapting to Different Platforms

07

Aug 2015

Adapting to Different Platforms

Recently I heard about yet another tragic death of someone falling onto a subway track. It amazes me that this still happens and that no sure-fire preventative measures are out there to eliminate these senseless deaths. Not too long afterward, I had cause to use the free train provided from...

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Being Selective with Usability

28

Jul 2015

Being Selective with Usability

As a company we believe that people are the most important part of any system. As a result, we usually strive to make systems easier, safer, and more comfortable for human users. However, it’s not always that straightforward. Sometimes, you may want a system to be easily accessible to one...

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