By Randolph G. Bias,Deborah J. Mayhew
Cost-Justifying Usability is the 1st e-book to handle pragmatically and intimately the query of the way usability engineering execs and their managers can cost-justify their proposals and efforts. The e-book bargains particular thoughts for quantifying expenses and merits, creating a convincing and winning company case for funding in usability engineering.
This e-book includes a radical and well-integrated number of chapters written via skilled and sought after usability specialists. Taken jointly, those chapters offer readers with:
An total framework for cost-justifying usability engineering courses that may be utilized to any context
An exam of the original elements and concerns in cost-justifying usability efforts for 3 very types of organisations: seller businesses, foreign improvement firms, and contractor companies
Case stories of profitable cost-justification efforts
a glance at a few exact matters concerning cost-justification of usability, including"discount"usability engineering ideas, luck elements for introducing usability engineering into improvement organisations, really expert instruments for usability cost-justification, and a glance to the way forward for usability engineering
sensible and potent perception for human elements execs, interface designers, software program improvement managers, and human components educators
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