9:30-10:15 – Prof. Maria Francesca Costabile
Despite the fact that documented benefits of usability engineering exist and software developers state that software usability is even more important than its functionality, several studies show that software development organizations have limited or no usability engineering activities. Thus, it seems as if the benefits have little impact on software development practice. This talk will discuss the current situation, taking into account a survey of the practical impact of usability engineering in software development organizations.
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