Usability testing tips

  1. “What is this screen telling you?”
  2. “What’s going to happen if you click this?”
  3. Humanising your observers
  4. Hypotheses about other users
  5. Learning your introduction by heart
  6. The tale of two prototypes
  7. Observation room rules
  8. Screener questions for unmoderated tests
  9. Distance yourself from the design
  10. Prototypes should be consistent and realistic
  11. Clear out ‘dead would’
  12. Test tasks over interactions
  13. How to handle the T word
  14. Relax and make mistakes

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