Usertesting.com (a service I rate very highly) are posting videos to a blog highlighting usability problems with a range of major websites.
Tuesday, 29 March 2011
Saturday, 26 March 2011
Recent market research shows that "despite living online, US teenagers don't want to 'Like' your company on Facebook". This research tallies with a usability study of college students worldwide.
Sunday, 20 March 2011
Jakob Nielsen talks through the difference between readability and comprehension of online content and introduces the Cloze Test - a really easy way to score how easy your content is to understand. He relates this to a study of mobile user behaviour.
Monday, 14 March 2011
Gerry McGovern writes about the "price of doing business on the web". In a nutshell - are we making things convenient for ourselves as organisations, or for our customers?
Saturday, 12 March 2011
An excellent article which picks on four common failures of user testing sessions. Good tips to bear in mind, particularly if you're new to running sessions like this to learn more about your website or application.
Friday, 11 March 2011
This month's Scottish Usability Professionals Association session is "Student attitudes towards mobile library services for Smartphones" on Tuesday 15 March in Edinburgh.
Jared Spool and his usability business UIE are offering free access to 12 online seminars on a range of usability-related topics if you register by 14 March 2011. They're available to download en masse, as well as accessing online.