AGILUS: A Method for Integrating Usability Evaluations on Agile Software Development

  • Renan Cavichi de FreitasEmail author
  • Luiz Antonio RodriguesJr.
  • Adilson Marques da Cunha
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9731)


This paper presents a method for integrating usability evaluations on agile software development aiming to improve software quality and user satisfaction. The proposed method uses three different usability evaluations and user-centered design techniques, during the agile development process with the Scrum framework. The main results are presented in analyses and discussions about the use of the method on the development of two case studies: a Socio-pedagogical Monitoring System and an Event Management System.


Integration of HCI and agile methods Usability evaluation Agile development Scrum framework 



The authors of this paper thank to the Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Sao Paulo and to the Brazilian Aeronautics Institute of Technology, for accepting their challenges of innovation and for supporting the two case studies.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Renan Cavichi de Freitas
    • 1
    Email author
  • Luiz Antonio RodriguesJr.
    • 1
  • Adilson Marques da Cunha
    • 2
  1. 1.Instituto Federal de Sao PauloCaraguatatubaBrazil
  2. 2.Instituto Tecnologico Da AeronauticaSao Jose Dos CamposBrazil

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