Practical usability methods in website design

Darren Gergle, Tom Brinck, Scott Wood
1999 CHI '99 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '99  
D i a m o n d Bullet Design 315 W. H u r o n , Suite 140 A n n Arbor, MI 48103 U S A +1 734 665 9307 darren @ d i a m o n d b u l l e t . c o m t o m @ d i a m o n d b u l l e t . c o m s w o o d @ d i a m o n d b u l l e t . c o m ABSTRACT This tutorial presents a practical approach to applying usability methods to website design. Website projects are usually done on tight schedules, with limited resources, and without a well-defined approach for achieving usability. For many developers it's
more » ... sy to dismiss usability methods as an unnecessary overhead cost. We demonstrate how usability methods can be integrated efficiently and effectively into each stage of the website design process. Employing this process, and by using forms, checklists, and other tools to improve communication and workflow, website projects can be managed successfully achieving a highly-usable product.
doi:10.1145/632716.632786 dblp:conf/chi/GergleBW99 fatcat:63wrsvplzjcs7jhmtfiqckpayq