This is the article to give to your boss or anyone else who doesn’t have much time, but needs to know the basic usability facts.
What — Definition of Usability
Usability is a quality attribute that assesses how easy user interfaces are to use. The word «usability» also refers to methods for improving ease-of-use during the design process.
Usability is defined by 5 quality components :
- Learnability : How easy is it for users to accomplish basic tasks the first time they encounter the design?
- Efficiency : Once users have learned the design, how quickly can they perform tasks?
- Memorability : When users return to the design after a period...