How Useful is my Map?
Developing a Questionnaire to Measure the
   Usability of Geographic Information
                 Pr...
Overview
•   Project Overview
•   Developing a GI Usability Questionnaire
•   Progress to Date
•   Discussion
Project Overview
1. Developing User Centred Design Tools
   for use with GI




2. Integrating these design tools into the...
The Need for a Questionnaire
 Lack of Quantitative methods that apply to GI
 product design/development

 Quick and easy m...
Questionnaire Development-
          Overview
Goal: to create a questionnaire for evaluating the
usability of Geographic I...
Questionnaire Development
1: Specification
2: Initial Item Gathering
3: Item Review
4: Data Collection
5: Questionnaire Cr...
Where are we now?
Any Questions?
         -Questionnaire Dissemination
           http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GIUQ1


Dr. Michael Brown
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How useful is my map? Developing a questionnaire to measure the usability of GI products

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Michael Brown's presentation in the 2nd Workdshop on usability of geographic information, 23rd March 2010 at UCL, London. See details at http://www.virart.nottingham.ac.uk/GI%20Usability/index.html

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How useful is my map? Developing a questionnaire to measure the usability of GI products

  1. 1. How Useful is my Map? Developing a Questionnaire to Measure the Usability of Geographic Information Products Presented by Michael Brown michael.brown@ordnancesurvey.co.uk
  2. 2. Overview • Project Overview • Developing a GI Usability Questionnaire • Progress to Date • Discussion
  3. 3. Project Overview 1. Developing User Centred Design Tools for use with GI 2. Integrating these design tools into the OS design process
  4. 4. The Need for a Questionnaire Lack of Quantitative methods that apply to GI product design/development Quick and easy method Allows comparison between versions and between products Highlight products for further evaluation
  5. 5. Questionnaire Development- Overview Goal: to create a questionnaire for evaluating the usability of Geographic Information Products Specification: •Standardised high validity and reliability •Likert type scale (5 point) •Reasonable short (20-30 items) •Defined Subscales
  6. 6. Questionnaire Development 1: Specification 2: Initial Item Gathering 3: Item Review 4: Data Collection 5: Questionnaire Creation 6: Testing and Standardisation
  7. 7. Where are we now?
  8. 8. Any Questions? -Questionnaire Dissemination http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GIUQ1 Dr. Michael Brown KTP Associate Ordnance Survey Research c530, Romsey Road, Southampton, United Kingdom, SO16 4GU Phone: +44 (0) 23 8079 2446 www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk | michael.brown@ordnancesurvey.co.uk

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