Title: " Evaluating Usability of a Website "

Page(s): 175-178
Authors: Silviya D’Monte, Snehal Kulkarni


Abstract— Software Testing is necessary because human make mistakes while developing the software product. When testing the Software product its functionality as well as nonfunctional characteristics should also be tested. Complete functionality cannot be achieved if the system is not usable, thus usability must be elevated to the same priority as functionality. There are many usability testing techniques are available, but selecting the best technique which will uncover the most of the usability problems and satisfy the user is challenge today. In this paper, comparison between the Concurrent think aloud method with other usability evaluation techniques is done and how to use hybrid usability testing technique for different types of websites is proposed.

Keywords — Testing, Usability testing, Think Aloud Method, Usability Heuristics.