Fw: EAC News Release - NIST Report

From: Alan Dechert <alan_at_openvotingconsortium_dot_org>
Date: Fri May 07 2004 - 20:06:05 CDT

I caught this part:

> Encourage vendors to incorporate a user-centered design
> approach into their product design and development cycles
> including formative (diagnostic) usability testing as part of
> product development;

"User-centered" is a term we should use often. The OVC offers a user-centered approach.

Alan D.

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From: bwhitener@eac.gov
Sent: Friday, May 07, 2004 5:31 PM
Subject: EAC News Release - NIST Report

Attached for your convenience.

News Release on the report produced by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST): Improving the Usability and Accessibility of Voting Systems and Products. The report was produced for the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) as mandated by the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA).

The NIST report can be accessed on the EAC's web site through the following links:

        HTML Version

        PDF Version

Please do not hesitate to contact me should you have any questions or concerns at 866/747-1471 (toll free) or directly at 202/566-3118.

Bryan Whitener
U.S. Election Assistance Commission

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