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Author Barnum, Carol M.

Title Usability testing essentials : ready, set-- test! / Carol M. Barnum
Published Amsterdam ; Boston : Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, ©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 382 pages) : color illustrations
Contents Front cover; Usability Testing Essentials; Copyright page; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; About the author; Image credits and permissions; Introduction: Getting started guide; Chapter 1 Establishing the essentials; Chapter 2 Testing here, there, everywhere; Chapter 3 Big U and little u usability; Chapter 4 Understanding users and their goals; Chapter 5 Planning for usability testing; Chapter 6 Preparing for usability testing; Chapter 7 Conducting a usability test; Chapter 8 Analyzing the findings; Chapter 9 Reporting the findings; Chapter 10 International usability testing; References
Summary Do you love your mobile phone? Your MP3 player? Your e-book reader? You laptop or tablet PC? There's a reason for that. Usability. When usability testing is part of the design and development of products, the results are better products that users want and like. You may be doing testing now or want to help your company get started, but you may not have all the tools to know how to properly prepare, test, analyze, and measure the results across a multitude of cultures, generations, and countries. And you may be facing tight budgets and short timeframes for testing. If this is your situatio
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject User interfaces (Computer systems) -- Testing
Web-based user interfaces -- Testing
Human-computer interaction.
COMPUTERS -- Interactive & Multimedia.
COMPUTERS -- Social Aspects -- Human-Computer Interaction.
Human-computer interaction.
User interfaces (Computer systems) -- Testing.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010023393
ISBN 9780123785534