Our research question:
What is the impact of culture on the results of established methods of usability testing?
- How are the different components of a usability test, e.g. planning, performing and reporting, influenced by a cultural diversity of users and contexts of use?
- How are cultural backgrounds taken into account when recruiting and describing usability test users?
- Which form of relations and communications between evaluators and test users are most effective in terms of finding relevant usability problems in culturally localized applications?
- What is the nature of common cross culturally related usability problems, and what is a good quality of cultural usability of information and communication technology?
Copenhagen Business School, www.cbs.dk
Indian Institute of Technology www.iitg.ernet.in
Chinese Academy of Science, www.cas.ch
Roskilde Univeristy www.ruc.dk
University of Copenhagen www.diku.dk
Snitker & Co uk.snitker.com
HFI India www.humanfactors.com