On Implementing Usability Evaluation Activities within Agile Environment: A Plan Based-Process

Fouad Abdulameer, Salman, Aziz Deraman, Masita Jalil, Syahrul Fahmy
In fast-paced software development cycles, poor governance may cause a loss of focus on the overarching objectives and implementation of usability work. We propose a conceptual framework that would assist software development teams in understanding and implementing usability evaluations in the described agile environments. The framework provides a common language that conveys the "big picture" of software development, details the roles needed for usability, and facilitates the analysis,
more » ... e analysis, discussion and communication of responsibilities and decision structures. The framework is supported by a visual mapping guideline that eases discussion and simplifies the process of incorporating usability work in companies.