(English) Automated Usability Testing: A Case Study

(English) Although not useful in all circumstances, unmoderated remote tests can compensate for a lack of direct observation and interaction. [Leia mais]

(English) The Truth is Out There: Using Mobile Technology for Experience Sampling

(English) Research "in the wild," where people use the interfaces we design, test, iterate, and develop can be conducted on users mobile phones. [Leia mais]

(English) The Client Speaks: Supporting Participation in Remote Moderated Research

(English) 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. [Leia mais]

(English) A Moderated Debate: Comparing Lab and Remote Testing

(English) Unmoderated tests provide more data, but don’t automatically provide insight. Strong pattern recognition and hypothesis development skills are necessary for interpretation. [Leia mais]

(English) An Attainable Goal: Quantifying usability and user experience

(English) 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. [Leia mais]

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

(English) Remote, unmoderated, task-based, qualitative, quantitative user research does not replace other methods, but it adds value on it own merits [Leia mais]

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

(English) The success of moderated usability testing of a product in several countries in a short time is depends on careful planning and preparation. [Leia mais]

(English) What’s Proof Got to Do with It: Statistics in usability design

(English) Databases, for analysis of client websites can be a method of dealing with the inherent problem of small sample sizes in empirical usability studies. [Leia mais]

(English) The View from Here: Making Sense of Numbers

(English) The quantitative view of data is less informative to user experience than qualitative data. [Leia mais]

(English) What’s News: Kindling

(English) Review of the Kindle, Amazon's wireless reading device. [Leia mais]

(English) Editor’s Note: Think Locally, Test Remotely

(English) Remote testing, the special concern of this issue, is increasingly important to usability professionals. [Leia mais]

(English) Editor’s Note: Remote Testing: Less Time, More Reach, and More Participants

(English) Five years ago, when the term remote testing was brought into a conversation between usability practitioners, everyone knew what it meant. The moderator of a usability test was located in the lab and the participant was not. [Leia mais]

(English) Rubes: Water Fountain

(English) Cartoons from the wild and twisted world of Leigh Rubin, syndicated cartoonist. Read more Rubes cartoons or download the new daily Rubes app at rubescartoons.com (c) 2008, Leigh Rubin, Syndicated Cartoonist [Leia mais]