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Usability : Gaining a Competitive Edge

Author: Judy Hammond; Tom Gross; Janet Wesson
Publisher: Boston, MA : Springer US, 2002.
Series: IFIP - The International Federation for Information Processing, 99.
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Usability: Gaining a Competitive Edge presents contributions from practitioners and researchers from many countries. Starting with an introduction of the problems that industry faces today and suggested usability solutions to these problems, the book explores the following technical areas: -User-Centred Design Process; -Usability of Mobile Systems; -User Requirements Analysis; -Usability Evaluation; -Tools; -Web  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Judy Hammond; Tom Gross; Janet Wesson
ISBN: 9780387356105 038735610X
OCLC Number: 853259247
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 298 pages).
Contents: One Keynote Speaker --
Deconstructing Silos: The Business Value of Usability in the 21st Century --
Two Technical Sessions --
A Method-Independent Process Model of User-Centred Design --
Use and Reuse of HCI Knowledge in the Software Development Lifecycle: Existing Approaches and What Developers Think --
Analyzing the Role of Organizational Culture in the Implementation of User-Centered Design: Disentangling the Approaches for Cultural Analysis --
The Importance of User Roles in Feature Bundling Decisions in Wireless Handheld Devices: Strategic User Needs Analysis (SUNA) --
Exploring the Use of the Mobile Phone --
Usability Engineering Milestones In Complex Product Development --
Experiences At Nokia Mobile Phones: Industrial Experience --
Use Case Maps: A Roadmap for Usability and Software Integrated Specification --
User Requirements Analysis: A Review of Supporting Methods --
Specifying and Evaluating Usability Requirements Using the Common Industry Format: Four Case Studies --
Formal Usability Testing of Interactive Educational Software: A Case Study --
EQUAL: Towards an Inclusive Design Approach to Novice Programming Languages and Computing Environments for Native Users --
MouseLupe: An Accessibility Tool for People with Low Vision --
A Framework for Rapid Mid-Fidelity Prototyping of Web Sites --
Keep on Trying: Online Securities Trading Sites --
User Satisfaction, Aesthetics and Usability: Beyond Reductionism --
Evaluating Security Tools towards Usable Security: A Usability Taxonomy for the Evaluation of Security Tools Based on a Categorization of User Errors --
Improving Usability in Decision Support Systems: Practical Use of the Decision Enquiry Approach for Requirements Analysis --
Teaching Human-Computer Interaction: Qualitative Support for an Alternative Approach --
Usability: Who Cares?: An Analysis of Indifference Towards Usability Within the IT Industry --
Author Index --
Keywords Index.
Series Title: IFIP - The International Federation for Information Processing, 99.
Responsibility: edited by Judy Hammond, Tom Gross, Janet Wesson.
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Usability: Gaining a Competitive Edge presents contributions from practitioners and researchers from many countries. Starting with an introduction of the problems that industry faces today and suggested usability solutions to these problems, the book explores the following technical areas: -User-Centred Design Process; -Usability of Mobile Systems; -User Requirements Analysis; -Usability Evaluation; -Tools; -Web Usability; -Frameworks for Usability. Usability: Gaining a Competitive Edge contains the edited proceedings of Stream 9 of the 17th World Computer Congress, which was sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) and held in Montréal, Québec, Canada in August 2002.

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