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Product Development by Aashi Mital, Anand Subramanian, Anoop Desai, Anil Mital

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11

Concurrent Consideration of Product Usability and Functionality

It can be stated that the methodology presented in this chapter can be successfully applied to ensure the functionality of a complex consumer product with relatively few interface elements. As far as usability is concerned, some users did not concur with some of the proposed design guidelines, while some considered the section incomplete, resulting in a poor correlation between average and overall values. Thus, the usability guidelines could be improved further with a more thorough analysis.

Keywords

Commercial product; consumer product; statistical analysis; guideline development; safety; customization

11.1 Introduction

Consumers have always been meant to be at the center of all product ...

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