Intriguing Infographic: Should You Use an A/B Split Testing or Usability Testing?

This infographic by Above the Fold Designs brings up several important questions, which relate to the decision of which test to use –  an A/B Split test, or a Usability test. The A/B Split test usually fits those who are interested in call-to-action causes, in which layout generates more sales, etc. The usability test asks

Great Infographic: 6 Key Steps to Successful Remote User Testing

Identifying issues with your product as a designer can be a daunting task. Usability tests exist to gain valuable feedback from end-users. Understanding how to create a solid usability test can be challenging. This infographic by User Zoom outlines 6 key steps to designing great usability tests for remote users. One major point that is

Interesting Usability Tools You Must Know About

* This article is part of a White Paper called “HOW TO MAKE YOUR ONLINE SOFTWARE INSTANTLY USABLE & EFFECTIVE.”   Testing your product’s usability can be done using a variety of easily accessible tools and programs specifically designed to assist experts in improving their software. The following examples detail a selection of resources currently

Great Video: Usability Testing 3PO

This video is an example of an un-moderated usability test of a physical device. Un-moderated usability tests are excellent for determining how users interact with your product in the absence of guidance. The following participants are given the task of using a perforating machine. By observing the participants’ actions, you can determine where the points

The User Interface Design Basics You Need To Know

User interface design is much more than assembling your user interface in order. It focuses on anticipating what actions users might need to perform and ensuring that the interface has elements that are easy to access, understand, and use to facilitate those actions. It can add value, simplify, illuminate, clarify, dignify, modify, and dramatize your

Formative Evaluation – Best Practices

  Formative evaluation, which is also referred to as formative assessment is a type of usability evaluation which assists in forming the design of a product or service when developing. The main aim of formative evaluation is to eliminate usability problems. Formative assessment is essential for trying to understand the reasons why a program works