Common Software Errors

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OUTLINE OF COMMON SOFTWARE ERRORS USER INTERFACE ERRORS FUNCTIONALITY Excessive functionality Inflated impression of functionality Inadequacy for the task at hand Missing function Wrong function Functionality must be created by the user Doesn't do what the user expects COMMUNICATION Missing information No onscreen instructions Assuming printed documentation is readily available Undocumented features States that appear impossible to exit No cursor Failure to acknowledge input Failure to show activity during long delays Failure to advise when a change will take effect Failure to check for the same document being opened more than once Wrong, misleading, or confusing information Simple factual errors Spelling errors Inaccurate simplifications Invalid metaphors Confusing feature names More than one name for the same feature Information overload When are data saved? Poor external modularity Read full Article Click Here