Human Factors Primer

In a previous post, I wrote about the importance of usability in traffic intersection design and how this fits nicely into producing good quality documentation. In this post in the series, I provide a quick primer in Human Factors. I use the example from my last post. If you have not read that post, I recommend doing so now before continuing.

Human Factors Primer

Here are a few on human factors issues that go into designing and developing good products:

Good resources on Human Factors are readily available through a Google search. My favourite is the Human-Computer Interaction Resource Network run by Thomas Wolfmaier, human factors specialist in Toronto, Canada.

 
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