Articles about Remote Testing

Big Data UX: Research Opportunity and Ethical Challenge

As UX professionals we need to serve as gatekeepers to properly handle ethical challenges when using videos of users’ participation within large sample new research tools. [Read More]

Remote Design Teams: How to Use Cloud-Based Tools to Collaborate

With the right strategies and tools, distributed design teams can maintain effective communication and creative collaboration. [Read More]

Hold the Phone: A Primer on Remote Mobile Usability Testing

Remote mobile usability testing has its challenges. Understanding the basic requirements for the tools used to conduct these tests will help you select the best one for your studies. [Read More]

Book Review: Of Testing and Techniques

Book cover: Beyond the Usability Lab

A review of Beyond the Usability Lab: Conducting Large-Scale Online User Experience Studies by Bill Albert, Tom Tullis, Donna Tedesco. This book is well-structured for practitioners of remote usability testing. [Read More]

Automated Usability Testing: A Case Study

Although not useful in all circumstances, unmoderated remote tests can compensate for a lack of direct observation and interaction. [Read More]

The Client Speaks: Supporting Participation in Remote Moderated Research

Remote user testing is primarily employed when speed, convenience, or international testing is called for. However, there are practical qualitative benefits to using remote methodologies, as well. [Read More]

A Moderated Debate: Comparing Lab and Remote Testing

Unmoderated tests provide more data, but don’t automatically provide insight. Strong pattern recognition and hypothesis development skills are necessary for interpretation. [Read More]

An Attainable Goal: Quantifying usability and user experience

Client companies are coming to appreciate the importance of quantifying a website’s usability and user experience and the role usability plays in a website’s success. [Read More]