Usability and Human Computer Interaction (HCI)

  • Tomayess Issa
  • Pedro Isaias


Usability and HCI are becoming core aspects of the system development process to improve and enhance system facilities and to satisfy users’ needs and necessities. HCI will assist designers, analysts and users to identify the system needs from text style, fonts, layout, graphics and color, while usability will confirm if the system is efficient, effective, safe, utility, easy to learn, easy to remember, easy to use and to evaluate, practical visible and provide job satisfaction to the users.

Adopting these aspects in the system development process, including the sustainable design will measure and accomplish users’ goals and tasks by using a specific technology. Finally, designers should include these aspects in their agenda to enhance technology acceptance, performance and satiate users’ necessaries.


Human Computer InteractionHuman Computer Interaction Usability Specification Sustainable Design Smart Technology System Development Process 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomayess Issa
    • 1
  • Pedro Isaias
    • 2
  1. 1.Curtin University School of Information SystemsPerthAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Social Sciences and ManagementUniversidade Aberta - Portuguese Open UniversityLisbonPortugal

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