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Usability Standards: Are they effective in fostering good usability practice?



Mary F. Theofanos, Whitney Quesenbery, Dean Barker, Lisa Battle, Mike Paciello, Mary Beth Rettger


Do standards have a place in developing our usability practice? From those who believe they are a critical part of developing the profession to those who think they get in the way of creativity, standards provoke strong opinions. At Usability Professionals¿ Association (UPA) 2006 conference a panel of professionals looked at the role and effectiveness of standards in our profession from several different perspectives.
Conference Title
USability Professional's Association 2006


standards, usability


Theofanos, M. , Quesenbery, W. , Barker, D. , Battle, L. , Paciello, M. and , M. (2006), Usability Standards: Are they effective in fostering good usability practice?, USability Professional's Association 2006 (Accessed December 10, 2023)
Created June 14, 2006, Updated February 17, 2017