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Document Type: Guideline
General User Experience
Allocate functions to take advantage of the inherent respective strengths of computers and users.
Let the computer perform as many tasks as possible, so that users can concentrate on performing tasks that actually require human processing and input. Ensure that the activities performed by the human and the computer take full advantage of the strengths of each. For example, calculating body mass indexes, remembering user IDs, and mortgage payments are best performed by computers.
When looking to buy a house, users will know the value of variables necessary to calculate a monthly payment (interest rate, loan amount, etc.), but are incapable of quickly calculating it themselves.
When entering information to sign on to a particular website or website functionality, an option is provided to remember information for the user.