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Concurrent Sessions

W4 Usability Testing: Personas, Scenarios, Use Cases, and Test Cases
Koray Yitmen, UXservices
Wed, 04/10/2013 - 10:30am

To create better test cases, Koray Yitmen says you must know your users. And the path to better test case creation in usability testing starts with the segmentation and definition of users, a concept known as personas. Contrary to common market-wise segmentation that focuses on users' demographic information, personas focus on users’ behavioral characteristics, animating them in the minds of designers, developers, and testers. Put these personas “on stage” and let them play their roles in user scenarios.

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T16 Integrating Canadian Accessibility Requirements into Your Projects
Dan Shire, IBM Canada
David Best, IBM Canada
Thu, 04/11/2013 - 3:15pm

In 2014, most Canadian businesses will face significant challenges as government regulations go into effect, requiring websites to be accessible to users with disabilities. Are your project teams knowledgeable about the technical accessibility standards? Is your business ready to comply with the regulations? Dan Shire and David Best review the key principles of web accessibility (WCAG 2.0) and the government regulations (including Ontario’s AODA) that your organization must meet.

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