Usability Lab Tour – Tom Cocklin, Senior Human Factors Engineer

Date: June 25, 1998 Speaker: Tom Cocklin, Senior Human Factors Engineer — Hewlett-Packard Tom Cocklin opens his state-of-the-art usability laboratory for our inspection on Thursday, June 25th. The lab features a spacious “office,” the ever-popular two-way mirror, a gallery for observers, and a control room to die for. Learn how usability tests get designed, scheduled, run, and analyzed […]

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Visualizing Software Tools: Designing the Task Centered Interface – Kevin Mullet, Human Interface Architect

In recent years it has become increasingly commonplace to hear software professionals professing their dedication to the principles of “user-centered design,” and indeed, a general conciousness-raising toward the needs of everyday users does seem to be taking place within the development community. Executives now call routinely for “ease of use” as a competitive differentiator, and […]

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