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Preparing for 5

Understanding usability testing 101, describes how "discount testing" with 5 people and no lab goes a long way toward identifying usability issues. The practical benefits are: - 5, 1 hour sessions constitute a good day's work Its…

Undertaking usability testing – a simple methodology

In the late 90s Jakob Nielsen and Tom Landauer established 80% of usability issues could be identified by 5 users. So a day of usability testing, 5x1 hour sessions, has the potential to dramatically improve a site's usability, and so it's…

Internet access by age demographic

Data from the UK's Office for National Statistics represented in an Excel radar (spider) graph. It shows 37% of those surveyed aged 65+ had accessed the internet in a three-month period; which seems high for the demographic. It would…