Usability Testing for Community Data Sites

April 2, 2006 - 8:00pm

Denice Ross

The main document on this page summarizes research behind why usability testing is important, especially in web-based GIS, and concludes with a basic protocol for applying usability testing to community data and mapping systems. This page also includes a link to a related presentation by Denice Ross and Joy Bonaguro, titled “Usability Testing of Community Data & Mapping Systems,” which was presented at the Public Participation GIS Conference in July 2003.  The page includes links to sample documents, relevant articles and websites, and other references.