April 25: Testing

Class Topics

  • Designing useful user tests
    • Don’t lead the witness.
    • You are testing the product not the tester.
    • Use open-ended questions.
    • Ask the user to share their thought process out loud.
  • Designing useful proofs of concept
    • Consider the essence of the product or service.
    • Consider key user flows.
    • Build less by being strategic.
    • Consider accessibility from the beginning.
  • Website Case Study: Adobe Creative Types Quiz, background information on the quiz available in “We all have a creative type” by Carolyn Gregoire in Adobe Create Magazine.