publication . Doctoral thesis . 2010

Managing Product Usability: How companies deal with usability in the development of electronic consumer products

Van Kuijk, J.I.;
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  • Published: 13 Dec 2010
  • Publisher: Delft University of Technology
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
Problem statement: Even though there is a large amount of methods for user-centred design, the usability of electronic consumer products (e.g., portable music players, washing machines and mobile phones) is under pressure. Usability is the extent to which a product can be used by specified users to achieve specified goals with effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction in a specified context of use. That the usability of electronic consumer products is under pressure is attributed to an increase in the functionality they offer, a decrease in size, their usage in networks, and the large variety of contexts of use. Furthermore, the development of these products ha...
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free text keywords: usability, product development, product design, human-product interaction, innovation management, electronic consumer products, consumer electronics
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