Incorporation of usability evaluation methods in agile software model

Saad Masood Butt, Azura Onn, Moaz Masood Butt, Nadra Tabassam Inam, Shahid Masood Butt

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Abstract

Majority of agile projects currently involve interactive user interface designs, which can only be possible by following UCD in agile software model . But the integration of UCD is not clear in the current agile models. Both Agile models and UCD have iterative nature but agile models focus on coding and development of software; whereas, UCD focuses on user interface of the software. Similarly, both of them have testing features where the agile model involves automated tested code while UCD involves an expert or a user to test the user interface. In this paper, a new agile usability model is presented and tested in companies and are presented. Key results from these projects clearly shows: the proposed agile model incorporates usability evaluation methods, improve the relationship between usability experts to work with agile software experts; in addition, allows agile developers to incorporate the result from UCD into subsequent interactions.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication17th IEEE International Multi Topic Conference
Subtitle of host publicationCollaborative and Sustainable Development of Technologies, IEEE INMIC 2014 - Proceedings
EditorsHaroon Rasheed, Farah Lakhani, Mukesh Kumar Maheshwari
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages193-199
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9781479957545
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 Apr 2015
Event17th IEEE International Multi Topic Conference, IEEE INMIC 2014 - Karachi, Pakistan
Duration: 08 Dec 201410 Dec 2014

Publication series

Name17th IEEE International Multi Topic Conference: Collaborative and Sustainable Development of Technologies, IEEE INMIC 2014 - Proceedings

Other

Other17th IEEE International Multi Topic Conference, IEEE INMIC 2014
CountryPakistan
CityKarachi
Period08/12/1410/12/14

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Butt, S. M., Onn, A., Butt, M. M., Inam, N. T., & Butt, S. M. (2015). Incorporation of usability evaluation methods in agile software model. In H. Rasheed, F. Lakhani, & M. K. Maheshwari (Eds.), 17th IEEE International Multi Topic Conference: Collaborative and Sustainable Development of Technologies, IEEE INMIC 2014 - Proceedings (pp. 193-199). [7097336] (17th IEEE International Multi Topic Conference: Collaborative and Sustainable Development of Technologies, IEEE INMIC 2014 - Proceedings). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/INMIC.2014.7097336