Usability Evaluation of ICloud Calendar and Naver Calendar -Focused on Mobile Application-

iCloud 캘린더와 네이버 캘린더의 사용성 평가 -모바일 애플리케이션을 중심으로-

  • Yoon, Kahee (Dept. of Digital Media Design, Hongik University, International Design School for Advanced Studies) ;
  • Kim, Seung-In (Digital Media Design, Hongik University, International Design School for Advanced Studies)
  • 윤가희 (홍익대학교 국제디자인전문대학원 디지털미디어디자인전공) ;
  • 김승인 (홍익대학교 국제디자인전문대학원)
  • Received : 2016.12.23
  • Accepted : 2017.04.20
  • Published : 2017.04.28


Since usage of smartphone becomes popular, Ecology of smart media based on smartphone is creating new ecological system of information. This research is for evaluating usability and sustainability of application due to development of smartphone usage in these days. For the research, precedent researches were analyzed and hypothesis were set up based on those researches. Then, iCloud Calendar and Never Calendar, which are two major calendar applications, were evaluated by in-depth interview and measuring task performance time of interviewees, and used these results to verify hypothesis. Then verify hypothesis through the research and analyze which type of users focus on aesthetic impression, and which users focus on usability and practicality. This research is to analyze success and failure points of Calendar Applications' user experience design, and suggests guideline for future transformation of offline to online.


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