Current Issues of Usability Characteristics and Usability Testing

Proceedings of International Conference on Behavioural & Social Science Research (ICBSSR), Kampar, Malaysia, 2 November 2012

5 Pages Posted: 4 Nov 2012  

Akanmu Semiu Ayobami

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Okere P. Hector

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)

Adebambo Hammed

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: 2012

Abstract

A well given design’s attention to Learnability, Contextuality and Operationability as Usability characteristics issues of software, and information systems generally is an evolving and challenging area in the field of Information systems, and Human Computer Interaction as an area of expertise. The procedure of testing and evaluating usability as quality characteristics in information systems has equally attracted researchers and professionals more in the recent times due to the developers’ attempt to meet the diverse users’ needs in the development of usable information systems. Hence, the paper aims to bring to the limelight; these current issues of usability and usability testing, the trend of the challenges inherent in the usability testing and evaluation process, then suggest the necessary attention that must be provided by subsequent researches in the bid to solve these lingering design research problems.

Keywords: usability characteristics, usability testing, HCI

JEL Classification: Z00

Suggested Citation

Ayobami, Akanmu Semiu and Hector, Okere P. and Hammed, Adebambo, Current Issues of Usability Characteristics and Usability Testing (2012). Proceedings of International Conference on Behavioural & Social Science Research (ICBSSR), Kampar, Malaysia, 2 November 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2170600

Akanmu Semiu Ayobami (Contact Author)

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Okere P. Hector

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)

Tronoh, Perak 31750
Malaysia

Adebambo Hammed

affiliation not provided to SSRN

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