Strategies to design for dynamic usability


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Bijl-Brouwer van der, Mieke and Voort van der, Mascha (2009) Strategies to design for dynamic usability. In: Proceedings of IASDR2009 Design Rigor & Relevance. Korea Society of Design Science, pp. 245-254. ISBN 9788996319405

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Abstract:Since usability is a property of the interaction between a product, a user and the task that he or she is trying to complete [6], a product’s usability can vary when it is used in varying use situations. We define this as dynamic usability. This study is aimed at exploring how practitioners currently deal with dynamic usability. From a retrospective case study research of three design projects different principles and strategies were formulated for dealing with dynamic use situations. In this paper we present solution principles that are applied to accommodate products to dynamic use situations and we discuss two design process issues with regard to dynamic usability, namely the information sources that are used to get insight in the use situations and the means by which designers try to get insight in the consequence of their design decisions with regard to future use situations
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