31 Oct '13, 5pm

A Practical Guide to Remote User Testing

A Practical Guide to Remote User Testing Lydia Damon October 31, 2013 user testing design As designers, we know that we should be testing our products all the time, but toward the end of a project, we often prioritize production over research. When the post-it and whiteboard days are behind us and the project is well underway, it can be tough to step away from the text editor and make time to talk to users. Here are some things you need to remember when getting started with remote user testing. Make it happen People are hard to pin down. They make plans, then cancel them. They show up late, or sometimes not at all. Coordinating online meetings with users in remote locations brings in a whole new set of time zones and schedules. It's important to acknowledge this issue from the start and be proactive about planning. In the first week of a recent project, I started a discuss...

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