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DEFINITION: Also see human-computer interaction and graphical user interface.Usability is the measure of a product's potential to accomplish the goals of the user. In information technology, the term is often used in relation to software applications and Web sites, but it can be used in relation to any product that is employed to accomplish a task (for example, a toaster, a car dashboard, or an alarm clock).  … 
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Usability Testing White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Tivoli Workload Automation with Cloud: Automating Complex Applications and Worloads in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this research report to learn how automating complex applications and workloads in the cloud can drive down costs and improve efficiency, productivity and usability.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

High Usability Checklist
sponsored by OutSystems
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides a comprehensive checklist to help you ensure high usability for each and every application you develop. Check it out now for 11 simple questions that allow you to track knowledge of your users, optimization of common tasks, simplicity of use, and much more.
Posted: 06 Sep 2013 | Published: 06 Sep 2013

OutSystems

11 Usability Rules for IT Developers
sponsored by OutSystems
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, learn how to take usability into consideration from the start of an app development project, and discover 11 usability rules particular for IT developers, to help you better understand and cater to your users.
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 04 Sep 2013

OutSystems

A Practical Approach to Wireless 2.0
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: Have you ever seen or experienced a Wi-Fi network that was as reliable as a light switch? Me either. That brings me to the point of this whitepaper: Wireless 2.0.
Posted: 18 Mar 2011 | Published: 18 Mar 2011

Aerohive Networks

How SAP Users hold the key to Business Process Improvement
sponsored by Winshuttle, LLC
WHITE PAPER: This paper highlights the key role that SAP users play in enabling their organizations to improve processes, and discusses how their expertise is lost in some of the traditional approaches companies use to try to improve processes. Learn an alternative “user-centric” approach that will enable companies to measurably improve their processes.
Posted: 10 Feb 2011 | Published: 10 Feb 2011

Winshuttle, LLC

Portal Authentication: A Balancing Act Between Security, Usability & Compliance
sponsored by PistolStar, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the problems with current authentication systems and the drivers that should be motivating organizations of all sizes to improve their access controls.
Posted: 26 Aug 2009 | Published: 25 Aug 2009

PistolStar, Inc.

Professional Usability Testing and Return on Investment As It Applies to User Interface Design for Web-Based Products and Services (a Review of Online V Lab-based Approaches)
sponsored by MauroNewMedia
WHITE PAPER: This Paper discusses the return on investment (ROI) implications of integrating formal usability testing methods into web development projects.
Posted: 05 Feb 2003 | Published: 02 Dec 2002

MauroNewMedia
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USABILITY TESTING DEFINITION (continued): …  Some factors used in determining product usability are ease-of-use, visual consistency, and a clear, defined process for evolution. Usability testing is a method by which users of a product are asked to perform certain tasks in an effort to measure the product's ease-of-use, task time, and the user's perception of the experience. Usability testing can be done formally, in a usability lab with video cameras, or informally, with paper mock-ups of an application or Web site. Changes are made to the application or site based on the findings of the usability tests. Whether the test is formal or informal, … 
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