USABILITY ISSUES IN SERVICE-ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE

Jaroslav Král, Michal Žemlička

Abstract

Usability is of a growing importance. It is crucial for the acceptance of software systems nowadays. Software usability in its classical sense is mainly the property of the user interface of a system. Usable interface should have at least three properties: it must be easily understood and remembered and not too laborious in use. We show that in SOA systems called confederation the first two properties should have the interfaces of constituent application services. It is a precondition for the usability of user system interface. The properties are crucially important for the software engineering aspects of confederations (scalability, modifiability, reuse of existing systems, stability) as well as for their functions, e.g. for business processes (flexibility, on-line modifiability, etc.). We discuss some standardization issues.

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Král J. and Žemlička M. (2007). USABILITY ISSUES IN SERVICE-ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE . In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS, ISBN 978-972-8865-88-7, pages 482-485. DOI: 10.5220/0002387704820485


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@conference{iceis07,
author={Jaroslav Král and Michal Žemlička},
title={USABILITY ISSUES IN SERVICE-ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,},
year={2007},
pages={482-485},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002387704820485},
isbn={978-972-8865-88-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,
TI - USABILITY ISSUES IN SERVICE-ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE
SN - 978-972-8865-88-7
AU - Král J.
AU - Žemlička M.
PY - 2007
SP - 482
EP - 485
DO - 10.5220/0002387704820485