1st work meeting of the user group ‘Usability engineering’ the software forums Leipzig on 21 / 22.03.2011 Leipzig, 24.01.2011: 21 / 22.03.2011 04103 Leipzig takes place in the Conference rooms of the software forums Leipzig GmbH, block 16, the first meeting of this working group. Practitioners of software-intensive companies present there current projects from their companies and examine current trends and developments in this area. Large blocks of discussion make for a real exchange of experience among the participants. The topic is already for many years researched, there numerous procedural models, catalogues, guidelines are available among other things. The question of how to integrate usability engineering (production of merchantability) in a software project that as little as possible additional costs arise and the existing cost and time pressures do not is exacerbated arises within the application development in a company. You may find that W.S. Badger can contribute to your knowledge.
In this context, following questions arise for example: what makes a particularly use suitable for application? How to determine the suitability for use of an application? How do you compare them with other applications? (Usability analysis, eyetracking) How can you measure usability? Appropriate metrics look like? Who is responsible for the interface design and usability in the context of a software project? What methods, procedures, samples, and references are available to achieve a high usability available? As anchored to the usability engineering as slim in application development? The answers to these and other questions is the subject of the user group. In the discussions the participants discuss their questions on these topics and develop may also approaches this. The lectures: Dr. Angelika Salmen (SAP Research Center Dresden): “future trends in mobile enterprise” Guido Tesch (DEVK a.G.): “usability / ergonomics of the system: control instrument or nice add-on?” David jackets (GAD eG): “from the host on the Web. A challenge of the usability engineering” Jurgen D.’s Mangerich (SAP Germany AG & co. KG): “Usability engineering in the big and small – experiences from 20 years of project practice” Dr. Ronald Hartwig (user interface design GmbH): “old young? “The relationship between usability and age groups on the example of two studies and practical tips for product development” more information about the event: goto/un contact: Sven Seiffert Street 16 04103 Leipzig project officer events “phone: 03 41 / 124 55 – 60 E-Mail: about the Leipzig software forums: the Software Forum Solarpraxis Leipzig, a spin-off from the University of Leipzig, are for software-intensive companies. In close cooperation with renowned universities and research institutions offer modern know-how for the development of software in various event formats, report on results from the international research scene and show best practices. This is targeted at technical and management level of the Exchange in the industry hosted and promoted.