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Win 8 is Unusable

Win 8 is Unusable

Brian did a 30 day test of the Windows 8 experience and pieced together this rather amusing list of "what not to do". The short version is that Windows had made a series of decisions which as he said makes the OS completely unusable.Brian did a 30 day test of the Windows 8 experience and pieced toge ...
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The Best of Eyetrack III: What We Saw When We Looked Through Their Eyes

The Best of Eyetrack III: What We Saw When We Looked Through Their Eyes

Categories User Testing
Fascinating article I found on the web about Eyetracking.  If there was one major take away from user testing done at CBSi it was that most users skim a page in a F shaped pattern.  Without further ado, on to the article:----------------------By SteveOuting and Laura Ruel Eyetrack III project mana ...
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Remote Online Usability Testing: Why, How, and When to Use It

Remote Online Usability Testing: Why, How, and When to Use It

Categories User Experience
Dabney Gough andHolly Phillips write on Boxes and Arrows about when and how to use remote online usability testing.-------------------------------After completing a remote usability testing study, the manager of research and usability at Agilent Technologies, and myself, a usability consultant at So ...
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Livening Up Content-Based Usability Testing

Livening Up Content-Based Usability Testing

Categories User Testing
(Disclosure: This is stolen from the IAI listserve and not written by me. I don't recall who the original author was as it was pulled over from an old blog but I found the thinking interesting.)------------------------------------Let's say you work for a bank and you're creating information that ans ...
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User Testing

User Testing

Categories User Testing
Test with people who are technically proficient and others who aren't. Give them open ended questions. (What would you expect to see when you go here?) (If you wanted to do this, then where would you go?) People knowledgable about the subject and others who aren't. ...
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