Context of use
This is a method whereby the salient characteristics of the application can be determined: useful both for requirements and for planning an evaluation. Characteristics of the Users, Tasks, and their working Environments can be analysed, and a user/ task matrix can be created.
- Detailed information on usability context analysis and a comprehensive checklist can be found in the Usability Context Analysis Guide[600K] and forms [50K].
- Introductory notes to Context of Use analysis and detailed checklists in various spreadsheet formats can be found in the Baseline project archives.
- A simple checklist can be found in the RESPECT Handbook.