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A Second (Usability) Date with Steve Krug

Usability speed dating: a series of quick usability tests that give attendees the chance to facilitate, participate in, and observe several tests in just a few hours. Get the inside scope about what it’s like to speed test with ATF’s Meghan Reilly.

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The Right Test at the Right Time

A/B testing is often spoken of as though in opposition to usability testing. In reality, the two types of tests answer different questions and serve different purposes. Both have a place in a project; in fact, they often complement one another.

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Test a Mobile App, Get Free Coffee

Test a Mobile App, Get Free Coffee

ATF and Accessible Places are looking for volunteers to participate in a mobile usability test. Do you fit the criteria? Email usersrock@abovethefolddesign.com to volunteer.

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Interview with a Rocket Surgeon: a conversation with Steve Krug

ATF’s Marli Mesibov recently interviewed discount-usability testing champion Steve Krug. Their discussion ranged from Steve’s books, to his opinions on this rapidly growing field, to how to get a job through nepotism.

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Hashing Content (Confab Part 2)

How do you know that the content you are producing is effective? At Confab, the first North American content strategy conference, Ahava Leibtag and Aaron Watkins demonstrate that with iterative usability testing, you can validate the content you produce.

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Congratulations to Accessible Places!

Congratulations to Accessible Places!

Congratulations to the winners of Tap that App! In first place, Accessible Places, and our two runners up, Zazu and VoKnow.

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Content Strategy Delivers (Confab: Part 1)

Content strategists have a strong message they want to tell the world: “We deliver value!” At Confab, the first North American content strategy conference, they demonstrated that businesses could quantifiably measure their work.

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Two Weeks to Tap that App!

Two Weeks to Tap that App!

If you haven’t already entered Above the Fold’s Tap that App Contest to win a free usability test, head over to Eventbrite now and sign up. And remember, just for entering scores you an invite to the Tap that App and UX Social Hour on Thursday, June 2nd at The Asgard in Central Square.

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Usability Testing Speed Dating

Above the Fold, Steve Krug, and BostonPHP put together the first ever Usability Testing Speed Dating Night last night. The result was a huge success, with attendees learning to run their own usability tests!

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Four Easy Steps to In-House Testing

Last week we discussed the pros and cons of in-house usability testing. This week we are following up with a set of tips on how to start your own in-house usability tests.

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