Usability. When you design the userinterface to a computer system, you decide which screens the system will show, what exactly will be in each screen and how it will look. You also decide what the user can click on and what happens when he does so, plus all
Whenyou design the userinterface to a computer system, youdecidewhichscreens the system will show, whatexactlywillbe in each screen and how it will look. Youalsodecidewhat the usercanclickon and whathappenswhenhedoes so, plus all
the otherdetails of the userinterface.
It is the designer’sresponsibilitythat the system has adequateusability – it can do what is needed and is easy to use. It is the programmer’sresponsibilitythat the computer actuallybehaves as the designer prescribed.
The Hospital system
The test willtakeonehour. Afterwardsspend 10 min to debrief.
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