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Types of Evaluations

Introduction to Evaluations To assess the usability of any product, including Web sites, you can use any or all of several methods. We divide these methods into two major types: Usability evaluations, which typically do not include users working with the … Continue reading

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Usability Testing

Usability testing is the best way to understand how real users experience your website or application. Unlike interviews or focus groups that attempt to get users to accurately self-report their own behavior or preferences, a well-designed user test measures actual … Continue reading

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Try to Be a Test User Sometime

Summary: In pilot studies, you can occasionally relax the need for real users and let members of your own team serve as test participants. It’s good for them. If you work in any form of user experience role — or … Continue reading

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Why You Only Need to Test with 5 Users

Some people think that usability is very costly and complex and that user tests should be reserved for the rare web design project with a huge budget and a lavish time schedule. Not true. Elaborate usability tests are a waste … Continue reading

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Usability testing

Introduction to Usability Testing Usability testing is a technique used to evaluate a product by testing it with representative users. In the test, these users will try to complete typical tasks while observers watch, listen and takes notes. Your goal … Continue reading

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