From the Publisher
Presents a step-by-step approach to usability testing in today's fast-paced industrial production environment, where reducing time to market has become a prerequisite for survival. Contains chapter coverage for each of the six stages including numerous examples and case studies. Provides information on the politics and human elements of testing within an organization. Features plenty of inside tips and tricks to help ease the testing process.
From the Back Cover
A supremely usable nuts-and-bolts guide for beginners
A daily tool of the trade for specialists
Handbook of Usability Testing gives you practical, step-by-step guidelines in plain English. Written by Jeffrey Rubin, it arms beginners with the full complement of proven testing tools and techniques. From software, GUIs, and technical documentation, to medical instruments, VCRs, and exercise bikes, no matter what your product, youll learn to design and administer extremely reliable tests to ensure that people find it easy and desirable to use.
- Requires no engineering or human factors training
- A rigorous, step-by-step approachwith an eye to common gaffes and pitfallssaves you months of trial and error
- Liberally peppered with real-life examples and case histories taken from a wide range of industries
- Packed with extremely usable templates, models, tables, test plans, and other indispensable tools of the trade