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Special Interests: UX lifecycle process and methods; usability; efficiency; design process; strategic engineering for the UX; cost-justifying UX

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Deborah J. Mayhew

Deborah J. Mayhew, Ph.D., co-founder and CEO of OUXI, is an internationally recognized consultant, author, teacher and speaker on engineering and designing for the User eXperience. She has been Owner and Principal Consultant at Deborah J. Mayhew & Associates>, a consulting firm offering a wide variety of services related to designing and engineering for the User eXperience, since 1986, when she became one of the first independent consultants in her field. Clients have included IBM, AT&T, The World Bank, Hewlett-Packard, Ford Motor Company, American Express, The New York City Police Department, Apple Computer, American Airlines, Texas Instruments, NASA, The national Cancer Institute, Computer Science Corporation, Cisco Systems, the IRS and many others.

Deborah holds a B. A. in Psychology from Brown University, an M. A. in Experimental Psychology from the University of Denver and a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from Tufts University. She has authored or co-authored four books on topics in User eXperience engineering, and has contributed chapters to many other books in the field. One popular book is The Usability Engineering Lifecycle. Another recent book is Cost Justifying Usability: An Update for the Internet Age , co-edited with Randolph G. Bias.


Faculty Publications

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Courses Taught by Faculty

Courses taught by Dr. Deborah J. Mayhew:

Title: Web Usability Testing Made Simple
Course #: E 20
Track: Small Web Business Owner; Persuasion Engineer; Technical Communicator
Group: UX Evaluation
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Title: Web Usability Made Simple
Course #: D 15
Track: Small Web Business Owner; Developer; Graphic Designer; Persuasion Engineer; Technical Communicator; SEO Engineer
Group: UX Design