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Chapter 25: Human Factors and Ergonomics Practice in Web Engineering and Operations: Navigating a Critical yet Opaque Sea of Automation

by John Allspaw Practitioner summary Web engineering and operations is a nascent, fast-growing and largely untouched discipline from a human factors and ergonomics (HF/E) standpoint. The domain is ripe with complexity and ambiguity, due to the dynamic nature of the … Continue reading

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Chapter 22: Human Factors and Ergonomics Practice in Inclusive Design: Making Accessibility Mainstream

by Edward Chandler and Phil Day  Practitioner summary The needs of disabled people in the information society have, in many respects, not been fully catered for as technology advances. This means that disabled people can become disenfranchised and risk social … Continue reading

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Chapter 19: Human Factors and Ergonomics Practice in Manufacturing: Integration into the Engineering Design Processes

by Caroline Sayce and Fiona Bird Practitioner summary Human factors and ergonomics (HF/E) in manufacturing is employed across many industries. Whilst the techniques and methods we apply are consistent, the unique requirements and constraints of each industry drive the manner … Continue reading

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Chapter 14: Human Factors/Ergonomics Practice in the Rail Industry: The Right Way, the Wrong Way and the Railway

by Ben O’Flanagan and Graham Seeley Practitioner summary                                                                           The rail industry offers huge potential for the practical application of human factors/ergonomics (HF/E) to support human-centred design, to improve human performance and to help shift mindsets away from ‘blame and … Continue reading

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