World Usability Day 2006 – Sydney

“Who said users don’t matter?

On November 14, 2006, in towns and cities around the world, life will be a little easier. That’s when the second annual World Usability Day takes place – a global event promoting the value of usability: designing things that simply work better.

As part of this event, Sydney will host a number of free activities at the State Library of NSW. The focus will be to communicate ways of improving the user experience of products and services.

The program includes:

  • The benefits of including usability when designing products and services
  • Microsoft’s usability strategy for Office 2007
  • Mobile phone usability and the opportunities for the future [That’s me talking]
  • Launch and demonstration of NEWS Lab – the new research and development section of NEWS.com.au
  • A demonstration of how vision impaired users experience the web and how it can be improved.
  • This event also provides an opportunity to talk to professionals and learn more about developments in usability.

For more information, please visit the event site:
http://www.worldusabilityday.org/event/show/163″

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