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Usability - Gaining a Competitive Edge IFIP 17th World Computer Congress - TC13 Stream on Usability - Gaining a Competitive Edge, August 25-30 2002, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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ISBN-10: 1402071876

ISBN-13: 9781402071874

Edition: 2002

Authors: Judy Hammond, Tom Gross, Janet Wesson

List price: $194.00
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Usability has become increasingly important as an essential part of the design and development of software and systems for all sectors of society, business, industry, government and education, as well as a topic of research. As interactive systems have become the norm and the variety of hardware and software has increased, it is no longer sufficient to just make the technology work in a functional and reliable manner. Now the usability of the technology for any given application or situation can be measured in terms of how easily, effectively and efficiently people can use it to accomplish their tasks and achieve their goals. Just as important as functionality is whether and to what extent…    
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Book details

List price: $194.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 8/31/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 298
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Committee Chairs
International Programme Committee
Keynote Speaker
Deconstructing Silos: The Business Value of Usability in the 21st Century
Technical Sessions
User-Centred Design Process
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
Usability of Mobile Systems
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
User Requirements Analysis
Use Case Maps: A Roadmap for Usability and Software Integrated Specification
User Requirements Analysis: A Review of Supporting Methods
Usability Evaluation
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
Web Usability
Keep on Trying: Online Securities Trading Sites
User Satisfaction, Aesthetics and Usability: Beyond Reductionism
Frameworks for Usability
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?
Usability: Who Cares?: An Analysis of Indifference Towards Usability Within the IT Industry
Author Index
Keywords Index