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Common Sense Design

[UPDATED] I added the results of the quiz below. Check out those swanky graphs! I’ve been re-reading one of my go-to UX books, Human Performance Engineering by Dr Robert Bailey. Particularly, I’ve been focusing on the chapter about assessing the validity of test results. I mean, who doesn’t need a refresher on f testing? The […]

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Usability Testing: Training for Web Developers

I am in the process of building “training” for Web Developers specifically for how to do Usability Testing. I put training in quotes because right now I am just working on content. I suspect this content could be delivered a numbers of ways (classroom-esque, 1-on-1, screencasts, etc.). The premise: There’s all types of testing that […]

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Refresh Boston Wrap-Up

Last night I gave a talk entitled Usability: Getting it Right the First Time at Refresh Boston. I felt it went well. I got good feedback form people at the event and some online too. The space was amazing. My thanks to Kate from Microsoft Cambridge for being a wonderful host. My thanks also to […]

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Speaking at Refresh Boston

I have been invited to speak at Refresh Boston by Patrick Haney. We were talking recently about the possibility when I mentioned I wasn’t sure exactly what I would talk about, beyond “something related to usability.” I suggested letting Refresh attendees should choose so Patrick set up a survey where you can help drive what […]

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