Inlämning av Examensarbete / Submission of Thesis

Chaudhry Muhammad Nadeem Faisal MSC-2008:47, pp. 70. TEK/avd. för interaktion och systemdesign, 2009.

The work

Författare / Author: Chaudhry Muhammad Nadeem Faisal
faisalchudery@gmail.com
Titel / Title: Usability Evaluation of Cloud Based Application
Översatt titel / Translated title: Usability Evaluation av Cloud-baserad applikation
Abstrakt Abstract:

The students mostly use web based services for achieving their goals in education. They need these services for different purposes. The usability aspect is a need to design these services to be more interactive in order to support the students at their work.

Google Docs is the link to the concept Software as a service i.e. a type of cloud computing. A web based application that provides online resource to the users for creating, editing and storing their documents online. The author particularly discusses it from the Student’s perspective. Usability evaluation of the Google Docs is to find the students needs and requirements and also to investigate the usability issues in Google Docs.

In this thesis the author is trying to uncover the usability and privacy related problems faced by the students. This is helpful in analyzing the Google Docs (Software as a service) and its importance, by considering the students perspective. Different usability methods and techniques are available for usability evaluation. The author adopted Think Aloud (TA), questionnaires and interview to evaluate the usability of Google Docs.

Ämnesord / Subject: Datavetenskap - Computer Science\Computersystems
Datavetenskap - Computer Science\Effects on Society
Datavetenskap - Computer Science\Software Engineering
Nyckelord / Keywords: Usability, Evaluation methods, Cloud based application, Interaction design Principles, Cloud computing, Software as a service (Google Docs).

Publication info

Dokument id / Document id:
Program:/ Programme Magisterprogram i Datavetenskap/MSC in Computer science
Registreringsdatum / Date of registration: 02/11/2009
Uppsatstyp / Type of thesis: Masterarbete/Master's Thesis (120 credits)

Context

Handledare / Supervisor: Hans Kyhlback
hans.kyhlback@bth.se
Examinator / Examiner: Guohua Bai
Organisation / Organisation: Blekinge Institute of Technology
Institution / School: TEK/avd. för interaktion och systemdesign
S-372 25 Ronneby
+46 455 38 50 00

Files & Access

Bifogad uppsats fil(er) / Files attached: mcs-2008-47.pdf (759 kB, öppnas i nytt fönster)