Add usability testing to your skill set!
Usability is important if you want
1. People to enjoy using your site/web application
2. Customers to recommend it to their friends
3. Your site/app to enjoy long term success
No matter what your role is on a project, you can conduct your own quick and inexpensive usability studies. Besides the obvious advantage of discovering the critical usability issues of your product, it also helps build credibility with your stakeholders, and is another great skill to sell on future projects.
The session is aimed at individuals who would like to learn how to conduct usability studies. The session will cover what to test, how to test, whom to test, how many participants to be tested, how to find those participants, how to prepare, how to conduct the study, how to analyze the data and how to present the findings.