Hina Iqbal

Work place: Department of Software Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan

E-mail: engr.hinaiqbal@gmail.com


Research Interests: Software Construction, Software Creation and Management, Software Development Process, Software Engineering, Computer Architecture and Organization


Engr. Hina Iqbal is MS Scholar as well as Research Associate in Software Engineering department at University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, Pakistan. She completed her bachelor degree in Software Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Taxila, Pakistan in July 2013. Her areas of interest are Web Development, Windows Application Development, Software Quality Assurance, Software Requirement Engineering and Software Project Management.

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Assimilation of Usability Engineering and User-Centered Design using Agile Software Development Approach

By Hina Iqbal Muhammad Fahad Khan

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijmecs.2014.10.04, Pub. Date: 8 Oct. 2014

Various agile software development methodologies, since their commencement, encouraged the development of high quality software product. Quality of a product is the compelling trait that plays a vital role in any product’s success. Usability engineering and User centered design are user-centered approaches, covering the customer’s concerns. The way these approaches are understood and carried out with agile practices is not properly understood and adopted till now. For software applications to be usable and valuable it is necessary to understand the correct user requirements in order to develop the interface that is usable and valuable to the customer. In this research work, we are discussing the scrum approach of agile development and integrate this with the usability engineering and user centered design approaches which helps the agile development team to understand usability demand of users and develop a product according to their expectations.

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