We’ve all known researchers who “throw their results over the fence” and hope their recommendations will get implemented, with little result. Talk about futility! Luckily, with a little preparation, it’s a straightforward process to turn your research insights into real results.
If you missed our session with Cindy McCracken on Usability Testing, fear not – here is a full transcript plus a bonus list of handy resources.
Usability testing is a critical part of the user-centered design process, and comes in many forms. From casual cafeteria studies, to formal lab testing, remote online task-based studies and more. Whether you’re new to this part of UX research, or just need a refresher, Cindy McCracken walks us through the essentials of effective usability tests.
Cindy McCracken takes to our Slack channel to discuss the nitty gritty details of Usability Testing – like writing effective tasks and questions, observing users, and presenting results.
We’ll dig into recruiting participants effectively, and managing participants when you’re under stress. Join us!
We published this article in which Chris Gray explains how unmoderated remote usability testing (URUT) a while back, but we’re so excited to be including a new animated video that we’ve decided to republish it.
Usability Testing is a vital part of the Information Architecture process.
This excerpt from “A Practical Guide to Information Architecture” will help you understand when to test, how testing works, what to prepare, and how to interpret your results.
“Ask the UXperts” is a casual chat-based session featuring a different expert each time. It is One Hour. One Expert. All your Questions Answered.
In today’s session we featured the wonderful Gerry Gaffney and we discussed Usability Testing. Here’s a transcript of the session.