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Hope this isn’t You!: Usability Testing: Is your team stuck in a bubble?

He sighed. “Not at all. You can’t be embarrassed by something you weren’t aware of.” He went on, “We hadn’t looked at the site at all from the point of view of users outside the organization. We’ve been in a bubble.” Continue reading

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Being Agile about doing Usability Studies!

There’s a lot of misunderstanding out there about mixing agile & usability in a discussion. But our research has shown that there are a lot of myths out there about usability studies & usability testing in general. Continue reading

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Are you worried about: Overcoming the Obstacles of Usability Testing | UX Booth

When people hear about ‘usability testing,’ many things come to mind—eye-tracking cameras, big HCI labs, a long testing process, a lot of expenses, and maybe a little confusion as well. Even at this stage in the proverbial game, usability testing … Continue reading

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7 reasons you can’t sell usability | Useful Usability

When I was looking into issues I was having marketing a Usability Practice I found this article – very good points on why it may be hard to sell usability engagements to various stakeholders in an organization. Continue reading

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A Poll – Usability Studies & Agile Development – Compatible?

We’ve come upon a marketing conundrum here at Social Usability! We understand the precepts & values of Agile Development, a process that has overtaken the development community. Waterfall development processes are passe now as they don’t deliver the Rapid & … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on Seth’s Blog: Pfffft, the danger of premature shipment

Seth’s Blog: Pfffft, the danger of premature shipment. The other day I was having a conversation about this new consulting practice & how the concepts of usability studies in the new Agile Development environment many websites & products are built … Continue reading

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How do you like the new identity? (aka Logo!)

Here’s the new logo – whatcha think – comments welcome! Be kind – it’s self-designed & built – bootstrapping does that to ya! The guys at MPH Consulting thank you for your feedback!

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Answering a few questions about a Social Usability Study offering!

We thought we’d tell you a little more about the service we offer to conduct Usability Studies by answering these questions. You might have some of these same questions or more! If you have any more questions about these answers … Continue reading

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Welcome to Social Usability – the Sociable Usability Study Service

We’re launched officially here now! Welcome! We’re bringing Usability Testing projects to you with a new twist on the old Usability Study service methodologies – with a bent toward Social Usability (sm) we’ll bring the industry standard services all have come to … Continue reading

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