28 September - 30 September 2016

Churchill College, Cambridge, UK

Getting the most from guerrilla usability testing

Chris Bush Sigma

Session type: Tutorial
Session duration: 45 minutes

Slides from session

The slides used for this session are available to download from here.

About this Tutorial

Have you ever wanted to test your website or web app with users, but haven’t been sure which tools and techniques to use to ensure you get the most out of it?

I'll walk you through the core concepts of guerrilla usability testing in agile environments and how you can ensure that your team is getting the insights you need to keep your project user centered throughout the development process.

I will cover:

  • an introduction to guerrilla usability testing
  • why it matters and some common findings
  • planning a usability testing session
  • making your users comfortable and setting up a room for testing
  • testing on laptops and devices
  • tips and tricks for capturing your notes that can save you hours of analysis time
  • how to validate ideas and early concept work with users

About the Speaker

Chris has over 15 years’ experience in interaction design, usability and accessibility. He counts himself lucky to have worked on many successful high profile projects, across a wide variety of sectors and technologies, for both national and global brands including National Geographic, BBC Canada, InterContinental Hotels Group, Citizens Advice and AstraZeneca.

Chris is a certified HCI usability analyst, a UX evangelist and a member of Northern UX group, UXmentors.co.uk WaSP ILG, and WaSP Interact - a part of the global web standards project.


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