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Usability

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  Per ISO/IEC 9241-11: Extent to which a product can be used by specified users to achieve specified goals with effectiveness, efficiency, and satisfaction in a specified context of use.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-63-3 (ISO 9241-11:1998)

  The extent to which a product can be used by specified users to achieve specified goals with effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction in a specified context of use.
Source(s):
NISTIR 8040 (ISO 9241-11:1998)