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

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Van Kuijk, J.I.;
  • Publisher: Delft University of Technology
  • Subject: product design | usability | consumer electronics | electronic consumer products | product development | innovation management | human-product interaction

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 ... View more
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    to experience the - superior - usability of your products in the store (see card #24).

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