Articles about Usability Testing

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]

Getting Your Money Back: The ROI of remote unmoderated user research

Remote, unmoderated, task-based, qualitative, quantitative user research does not replace other methods, but it adds value on it own merits [Read More]

Global Usability Testing: How to plan and report tests in multiple locations

The success of moderated usability testing of a product in several countries in a short time is depends on careful planning and preparation. [Read More]

More than Skin Deep (Book Review)

This book’s focus on accessibility during the entire user-centered design process integrates accessibility throughout product development and provides readers with a readable introduction to incorporating these concerns into daily professional practice. [Read More]

What’s News: Up, Up and Away

Airbus’s new A380 super-jumbo employees volunteered to do “ethnographic” usability testing; the first in-air test with a full-size passenger load on board. [Read More]

Usability Engineering in New Zealand

New Zealand, traditionally an early adopter of technology, is seen as a great “test location” by many companies. Awareness of the business benefits of usability is growing. [Read More]

Really How Many Users Do You Need to Test (Issue 4.4)

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How many users are really enough - three articles tackle this question, along with agile and the market value of technology. (Articles available in Acrobat PDF format) [Read More]

Keeping Your Distance: Remote usability testing or the lab?

People who participate in usability testing remotely via screen sharing are as candid and comfortable with the experience as customers who participate on-site [Read More]

Pretending to Be You (Issue 2.2)

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Usability testing, using personas for evaluations and using emotion in design. (Full text not available) [Read More]