What Is Usability?

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A discussion of the concept of usability: What it is, what components are vital to it, and what other terms people use to talk about it.

A discussion of the concept of usability: What it is, what components are vital to it, and what other terms people use to talk about it.

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  • 1. Ask Dr. Pete What Is Usability?
  • 2. The Basics “Usability is the science of making technology work for people.” Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 3. The Basics “Usability is the science of making technology work for people.” Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 4. The Basics “User friendly” Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 5. The Basics “User friendly” Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 6. The Basics “User friendly” Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 7. Nielsen’s Definition Components of Usability 1. Learnability 2. Efficiency 3. Satisfaction Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 8. Nielsen’s Definition Components of Usability 1. Learnability 2. Efficiency 3. Satisfaction Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 9. Nielsen’s Definition Components of Usability 1. Learnability 2. Efficiency 3. Satisfaction Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 10. Nielsen’s Definition Components of Usability 1. Learnability 2. Efficiency 3. Satisfaction Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 11. Nielsen’s Definition Components of Usability 1. Learnability 2. Efficiency 3. Satisfaction Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 12. Nielsen’s Definition 1. Learnability How easy is it to use the first time? Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 13. Nielsen’s Definition 1. Learnability How easy is it to use the first time? Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 14. Nielsen’s Definition 1. Learnability How easy is it to use the first time? Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 15. Nielsen’s Definition 2. Efficiency How quickly can users reach goals? Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 16. Nielsen’s Definition 2. Efficiency How quickly can users reach goals? Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 17. Nielsen’s Definition 3. Satisfaction How positive is the experience? Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 18. Nielsen’s Definition 3. Satisfaction How positive is the experience? Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 19. Related Topics Usability’s Cousins 1. User Experience (UX) 2. User-Centered Design (UCD) 3. Human Factors / Ergonomics 4. Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) 5. Accessibility 6. Information Architecture (IA) Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 20. Related Topics Usability’s Cousins 1. User Experience (UX) 2. User-Centered Design (UCD) 3. Human Factors / Ergonomics 4. Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) 5. Accessibility 6. Information Architecture (IA) Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 21. Related Topics Usability’s Cousins 1. User Experience (UX) 2. User-Centered Design (UCD) 3. Human Factors / Ergonomics 4. Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) 5. Accessibility 6. Information Architecture (IA) Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 22. Related Topics Usability’s Cousins 1. User Experience (UX) 2. User-Centered Design (UCD) 3. Human Factors / Ergonomics 4. Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) 5. Accessibility 6. Information Architecture (IA) Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 23. Related Topics Usability’s Cousins 1. User Experience (UX) 2. User-Centered Design (UCD) 3. Human Factors / Ergonomics 4. Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) 5. Accessibility 6. Information Architecture (IA) Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 24. Related Topics Usability’s Cousins 1. User Experience (UX) 2. User-Centered Design (UCD) 3. Human Factors / Ergonomics 4. Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) 5. Accessibility 6. Information Architecture (IA) Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 25. Related Topics Usability’s Cousins 1. User Experience (UX) 2. User-Centered Design (UCD) 3. Human Factors / Ergonomics 4. Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) 5. Accessibility 6. Information Architecture (IA) Ask Dr. Pete: What Is Usability?
  • 26. Thank You! www.usereffect.com