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Understanding Your Users by Catherine Courage, Kathy Baxter

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PREFACE

How to use this book

Usability refers to the effectiveness, efficiency, and satisfaction with which users can achieve tasks when using a product. A usable product is easy to learn and remember; is efficient, visually pleasing, and pleasant to use; and enables users to quickly recover from errors and accomplish their tasks with ease. In order to make a product usable, those involved in product development must employ usability methods to ensure optimal usability. User requirements methodologies are methods that can be used in the early stages of product development to help fulfill this goal.

This book is designed to be an easy-to-read “how-to” guide on user requirements gathering methods in the real world. It teaches seven distinct ...

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