How does usability relate to other user experience disciplines?

  • Some people started in computer science and called it human-computer interaction (HCI)
  • Others who started in ergonomics called it human factors
  • Or in training, and called it electronic performance support systems
  • Or in library science, and called it information architecture
  • Or in technical writing and started with audience analysis
  • Or in branding and marketing and called it experience design
  • Or in user interface design and called it usability

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