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The Value of Usability

The need for usability is very real. In general, both consumers and technology companies have accepted that if a product is easy to use, it sells more and requires less maintenance. There was a time when you often needed to argue that point. Not any more. Usability specialists ensure that software is practical and useful. But primarily, usability work focuses on user experience and performance. These elements can be measured and quantified in terms of the user's:

  • Speed

  • Accuracy

  • Training requirements (or self-evidency)

  • Satisfaction

  • Safety


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