Pushing Design Boundaries with Mobile Accessibility Projects

Expanding accessibility through mobile technologies has turned into a reality at the University of Washington, and UW researchers, like Richard Ladner, are pushing traditional accessibility boundaries for individuals with visual and hearing impairments. At a recent dub talk, Ladner, who is the UW Boeing Professor in Computer Science and Engineering, illustrated many examples of modern […]

Making Usability Testing work in an Agile Environment

Many organizations are moving from traditional software development practices (aka the waterfall model) to agile development practices, and so has our organization. We adopted the scrum approach in 2008, an iterative, incremental framework for agile software development with a 2-week sprint being the basic unit of development. As part of our switch to Agile, we […]