ShermanUX is a consultancy that excels in the design and evaluation of desktop and web-based business applications. Our web-based application experience extends to both browser-based and RIA (rich Internet application) products.
We focus on business applications, particularly in these areas:
- Business management: finance, accounting, HR, ERP, etc
- IT, IS and telecommunications data/voice/video networking
- Information systems and enterprise resource management, configuration, and reporting
- Business-to-business and business-to-consumer e-commerce
We also have significant expertise designing corporate Internet and intranet sites, as well as business-focused community and user-generated content-driven sites.
If you need to design or redesign a business application, we're the people to call. Contact us.
ShermanUX partners with the best individual practitioners and small companies in the user experience field to deliver design, evaluation, strategy and training services on-time and with high quality. We are always looking for quality partners in the areas of user research, interaction design, and visual design. Contact us if you're interested in partnering.
Sherman Group User Experience Design & Strategy LLC was formed in 2008.
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Paul Sherman - Founder & Principal Consultant
Paul Sherman is founder and principal consultant at ShermanUX. He has worked in the field of usability and user-centered design for the past 12 years. He was most recently Senior Director of User-Centered Design at Sage Software in Atlanta, Georgia, where he led efforts to redesign the UI and improve the overall customer experience of the Peachtree Accounting desktop application and ePeachtree web-based app.
While at Sage he also designed and implemented a customer-centric contextual innovation program that sought to identify new product and service opportunities by observing small businesses "in the wild". He also led efforts to modernize and make consistent Sage North America's product user interfaces.
In the 1990's he was a Member of Technical Staff at Lucent Technologies in New Jersey, where he led efforts to develop cross-product user interface standards for several telecommunications management applications. As a consultant he has conducted usability testing and interface design for banking, accounting and tax preparation applications, Web-based financial planning and portfolio management applications, and ecommerce Web sites.
Paul received his Ph.D. in 1997 from the University of Texas at Austin. His research focused on how pilots' use of computers and automated systems on the flight deck affects their individual and team performance. Paul is Past President of the Usability Professionals' Association, was the founding President of the UPA Dallas/Fort Worth chapter, and serves on the UPA's Board of Directors and Executive Committee. He is also contributor and editor of the Gower book Usability Success Stories: How Organizations Improve by Making Easier-to-Use Software and Web Sites, published in October 2006. He writes a regular column for the online user experience magazine UXmatters and has presented at conferences around North America as well as Asia, Europe, and South America. Email Paul at email@example.com.
Download Paul's resume here.