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Why is Usability Engineering important?

Save time and money by focusing on Usability Engineering For some, it might seem obvious that for a product to be successful, the User Interface needs to be easy, safe and effective for the users to use, which requires a dedicated focus on designing and evaluating the interface. For others, it might seem excessive to […]

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Design changes – When is a (new) summative evaluation needed?

How design changes impact usability A lot of medical device manufacturers often wish to update their devices through the product life cycle. This can be software updates or minor aesthetical or functional modifications to the design. However, regardless of the update to be implemented, all changes must undergo an impact assessment in terms of their […]

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Planning your Usability Engineering activities

Why plan your Usability Engineering activities? What is User Interface Evaluation planning and why should you make an evaluation plan in the beginning of your project? Most larger projects begin with a detailed plan, which is then updated as the project progresses. This is an important tool to ensure progress and movement in the right […]

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A Better Tool for Planning Usability Studies

A Better Tool for Planning Usability Studies

Introducing the Usability Blueprint. Designing a usability study involves people from many different fields. Often, we see designers, anthropologists, UX professionals and QA specialists working together to cover all crucial aspects of the usability study. Based on experience from designing and planning multiple user-involving studies, we saw the need for a tool to easily facilitate […]

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Morten Purup Andersen

A warm welcome to Morten

Morten Purup Andersen has a M.Sc. degree in Engineering Psychology from University of Aalborg, focusing on human interaction with User Interfaces. Morten is experienced in Usability Engineering and development of medical devices, software and IT, along with documentation and Design Control according to ISO 13485, IEC 62366-1:2015, ISO 14971, and FDA’s Human Factors Guidance. Morten […]

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The four secrets to succesful medical devices

The four secrets to successful medical devices

We often see medical devices that fail to launch at the expected date, fail to reach sales goals and thereby ROI, or even fail to reach market launch all together. When diving into the reasons for this, data reveals that project scope, execution, and expectations are key factors. Also, new studies confirm our belief:   […]

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