Usability Engineering at NACSE

Difficulties in learning and using software cost the nation billions of dollars per year. These losses stem from software maintenance costs, but more importantly from the loss of user productivity and the potentially catastrophic results of error.

Usability engineering - as the name implies - is the practice of structuring complex systems to improve both usability and safety. At NACSE, we apply usability engineering techniques to large, collaborative computing and data systems. NACSE's usability specialits work with companies, government agencies, and research groups worldwide to:

NACSE has been called "the world leader in usability engineering for scientists and engineers" and is often cited by newspaper and journal articles about the importance of software usability.