How relative absolute can be: SUMI and the impact of the nature of the task in measuring perceived software usability
is a Chicago-based software company founded by the son and colleagues of interface guru Jef Raskin, creator of Apple's Macintosh, and is focused on software usability
and humane user interfaces.
In the last year its mission and capabilities have evolved from performing software usability
studies to becoming a center where the disciplines of knowledge engineering, business process modeling, and user-centered design (UCD) are practiced on a daily basis.
to develop a stand way to test and evaluate software usability
Review of Measuring Instruments for Software Usability
While the CIF has only been applied to software usability
in pilot testing so far, many of the workshop participants believe that the scope of the CIF should be extended to cover user testing of hardware.
Practical education for improving software usability
These suggestions, along with the tests conducted in our new software usability
laboratory, are the driving force behind this upgrade," said Mike Tansey, Senior Vice-President, Product Development & Business Technology.