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Usability in practice

how companies develop user-friendly products
  • 609 Pages
  • 2.60 MB
  • English

AP Professional , Boston
User interfaces (Computer systems), Human-computer interac
Statementedited by Michael E. Wiklund.
ContributionsWiklund, Michael E.
LC ClassificationsQA76.9.U83 U83 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 609 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1207522M
ISBN 100127512500
LC Control Number94202632

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In a discussion of research in the medial sciences Malterud () argues that in addition to controlled experiments, with their focus on questions and phenomena that can be controlled, measured and counted, the knowledge of experienced practitioners should be studied, because that could offer a broader understanding of a phenomenon.

The book covers considerable amount of best practice techniques and tips in the field of ux design & usability.

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It is short but the examples provided at each part make it informative enough/5(21). The Usability BoK is derived from published literature, conference proceedings, and the experiences of practitioners accumulated over many years.

It is a guide to existing resources, and will evolve as the practice of usability evolves. Explore the content that is available, and then consider volunteering to. The obvious person to thank first is Jeff Rubin.

Jeff wrote Handbook of Usability Testing, one of the seminal books about usability testing, at a time when it was very unusual for companies to invest resources in performing Usability in practice book reality check on the usability of.

The DfU book The Design for Usability project published a book that provides the product development community with a comprehensive and coherent overview of the results of the project, in such a way that they can be applied in practice. Usability Principles John Stasko Spring This material has been developed by Georgia Tech HCI faculty, and continues to evolve.

Contributors include Gregory Abowd, Al Badre, Jim Foley, Elizabeth Mynatt, Jeff Pierce, Colin Potts, Chris Shaw, John Stasko, and Bruce Walker.

Permission is granted to use with acknowledgement for non-profit Size: KB. The first comprehensive, book-length work in the field of usability inspection methods.

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With the help of numerous real-life case studies, the authors give you: Step-by-step guidance on all important methods now in use, including the heuristic evaluation method, the pluralistic walkthrough method, the cognitive walkthrough method, and more. This is the article to give to your boss or anyone else who doesn't have much time, but needs to know the basic usability facts.

What — Definition of Usability. Usability is a quality attribute that assesses how easy user interfaces are to use. The word "usability" also refers to methods for improving ease-of-use during the design process.

The classic book on inspection methods is Nielsen and Mack’s Usability Inspection Methods (Wiley, ). A team-based approach to inspection that uses scenarios to guide the process is described in Lucy Lockwood and Larry Constantine’s article, “Usability by Inspection” ( articles/inspectionspdf).

The book explains best practice user experience design and usability testing tools and techniques such as: Wireframes - Personas - Mind-mapping - Mental models - Prototyping - Card sorting - Eye-tracking - Use cases - User profiling - Interaction design - Information architecture - Content writing - Customer journey maps/5(21).

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It contains new thinking of the subject of usability evaluation in industry. Contributions come from those involved in the practice of industry-based usability evaluationCited by: Crescenzi P and Innocenti G A tool to develop electronic course books based on WWW technologies, resources and usability criteria Proceedings of the 8th annual conference on Innovation and technology in computer science education, ().

Jakob Nielsen, Detailing the methods of usability engineering, this book provides the tools needed to avoid usability surprises and improve product quality. Step-by-step information on which method to use at various stages during the development lifecycle are included, along with detailed information on how to run a usability test and the.

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The usability of web forms is by no means a new topic. It has been covered in general usability references (including several NN/g books of both general usability guidelines, eyetracking usability research, and mobile usability).

Many of the UX guidelines for e-commerce shopping carts are specialized issues in forms design. "With Designing Web Usability: The Practice of Simplicity, Jakob Nielsen proves what many of us thought after reading Usability Engineering -- his books are indispensable tools.

Book - February 1, Authors/Editors: Bruce Hanington, Bella Martin Universal Principles of Design, Revised and Updated: Ways to Enhance Usability, Influence Perception, Increase Appeal, Make Better Design Decisions, and Teach through Design. Usability is part of the broader term “user experience” and refers to the ease of access and/or use of a product or website.

A design is not usable or unusable per se; its features, together with the context of the user (what the user wants to do with it and the user’s environment), determine its level of usability. The official ISO definition of usability is: “the extent to.

The guidelines may not be applicable to all audiences or contexts and are not fixed rules. Although considerable effort has been made to base the guidelines on research from a variety of fields—including cognitive psychology, computer science, human factors, technical communication, and usability—other disciplines may provide valuable.

Usability in 3D: Silicon Graphics, Inc. \/ Anna M. Wichansky and Michael F. Mohageg -- Ch. Usability at Borland; Building Best of Breed Products \/ Daniel Rosenberg and Liam Friedland -- Ch.

Usability Engineering: Scenario-Based Development of Human-Computer Interaction is a radical departure from traditional books that emphasize theory and address experts. This book focuses on the realities of product development, showing how user interaction scenarios can make usability practices an integral part of interactive system development.

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Usability in Practice - Useful, Usable and Desirable: Usability as a Core Development Competence Fourteen years ago, in his book About Face, Alan Cooper made a distinction between two software models: the technical model and the manifest model through which the software "represents its functioning to the user." The thing about usability.

And now there is this book, Design for Usability: Methods & Tools, in which you will find a comprehensive and coherent overview of the DfU project results. This book is not intended to be a scientific publication or a ‘usability handbook’; it is a means for sharing the methods and knowledge generated within the DfU project.

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The book also includes practical advice on how to include usability in already tight development timelines, and how to advocate for usability and.