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The IUSR Project and the Common Industry Reporting Format



Emile L. Morse


For 3 years, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has been leading the Industry USability Reporting (IUSR) project. The purpose of the project is to increase the visibility of software usability.Participants are from major software suppliers and customer organizations. This poster presents an overview of the IUSR project. Major emphasis is placed on the Common Industry Format (CIF) for reporting the results ofusability tests. The current focus of the group centers around Pilot Testing to validate of the use of the CIF. Additional information about the IUSR project can be found at: iusr [at] (iusr[at]nist[dot]gov).
Conference on Universal Usability


CIF, common industry format, IUSR, procurement, software usability, usability testing


Morse, E. (2000), The IUSR Project and the Common Industry Reporting Format, Conference on Universal Usability, [online], (Accessed July 20, 2024)


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Created October 30, 2000, Updated February 17, 2017