E fficiently  integrating usability into software development
 
 
Poor requirements specification Bad relationship management  between customers and developers
 
 
 
<ul><li>Fulfilling user’s needs, wants and desires </li></ul><ul><li>Designing user interfaces that allow users to complet...
 
key for project’s success =
 
Goals
 
Managing the project
Software Development Process
Integrating usability techniques Ethnographic studies, interviews, surveys, user scenarios, workflow modeling, focus group...
Involving Users
Involving Users Users diversity Users availability Development team organizational culture Product type
 
Development costs saving
Users efficiency
Revenue
 
Barriers <ul><li>Psychological </li></ul>Organizational
“ Involving users will only lengthen development timelines and time to market”
“ Usage scenarios and usability testing just add to the already sky-high number of requirements we’re dealing with.”
<ul><li>“ We already have enough trouble managing our product development process – adding users into the mix will make th...
“ It is problematic to get money and the permission from the projects to do this, it is not easy to get permission to spen...
 
We have to analyze…
 
Don’t overdo on Usability… Usability Project Success Critical Point
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Usability vs. Software Development Processes

  1. E fficiently integrating usability into software development
  2.  
  3.  
  4. Poor requirements specification Bad relationship management between customers and developers
  5.  
  6.  
  7.  
  8. <ul><li>Fulfilling user’s needs, wants and desires </li></ul><ul><li>Designing user interfaces that allow users to complete their tasks in an efficient and easy way </li></ul>
  9.  
  10. key for project’s success =
  11.  
  12. Goals
  13.  
  14. Managing the project
  15. Software Development Process
  16. Integrating usability techniques Ethnographic studies, interviews, surveys, user scenarios, workflow modeling, focus groups, etc. Prototypes, card sorting, usability testing, participatory design, etc. Usability testing, heuristic evaluation, surveys, etc.
  17. Involving Users
  18. Involving Users Users diversity Users availability Development team organizational culture Product type
  19.  
  20. Development costs saving
  21. Users efficiency
  22. Revenue
  23.  
  24. Barriers <ul><li>Psychological </li></ul>Organizational
  25. “ Involving users will only lengthen development timelines and time to market”
  26. “ Usage scenarios and usability testing just add to the already sky-high number of requirements we’re dealing with.”
  27. <ul><li>“ We already have enough trouble managing our product development process – adding users into the mix will make the process even more chaotic.” </li></ul>
  28. “ It is problematic to get money and the permission from the projects to do this, it is not easy to get permission to spend money on doing usability”
  29.  
  30. We have to analyze…
  31.  
  32. Don’t overdo on Usability… Usability Project Success Critical Point
  33. Susana Vilaça [email_address] http://susanavilaca.wordpress.com

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