I will be teaching an in-person class on Usability Testing at General Assembly in Cambridge (Kendall Square) next month. This is a foundations class for those who wish to master the process of planning, conducting, and analyzing usability testing data.
Thanks to all for coming out to the AIGA Digital Dialogues talk with @gradybritton and @knuckleheadspdx on the build of the Choicelunch iPhone app. The discussion was particularly great, especially re: prototyping for the focus group and adopting a lean ux workflow, so I thought I'd post some of the highlights.
Hi all, sorry for the cross-duplication--just my once-a-season plug for Rosenfeld Media's upcoming UX workshop series (http://rosenfeldmedia.com/workshops/ ). As always, they're very practical and engaging, with lots of hands-on exercises, and intimate (typically capped at 50 per workshop). This season we've assembled an amazing line-up of day-long workshops and instructors:
We're doing some usability testing for our new website with the current approach to be: think aloud in a lab with eye-tracking. I'm exploring some cheaper alternatives, and aside from doing it myself and recruiting people I've been looking at some remote usability testing.
I've been looking at usertesting.com, loop11, userzoom. Has anyone had much success with these and what would they recommend?
We're setting up a small internal usability lab at work to use for usability testing and PET interviews. I'm planning to use 2 rooms: one for interviewer and participant and one for observer. We don't have a one-way mirror but I am intending to set up a video camera in the interviewing room to be streamed/broadcast to the observation room and screencast the laptop.
I am curious to know what type of equipment and technology your ideal user research lab set-up would include. What are you currently using in your lab and what is on your wishlist for in-person, remote, and mobile usability testing?