Category Archives: Usability Testing

Mandel named to the UsabilityTools “46 Usability Experts You Should Follow” list

I was just named to the UsabilityTools “46 Usability Experts You Should Follow” list.

I’m honored and thrilled!!

View the list here!

User Experience Myths

Similar to the “Golden Rules” of user experience design that I have written about and cover in my presentations and seminars, there are many common myths about users and the user experience. Some myths have been around for many years, such as the myth, “You may not have more than 7 +/- 2 items inContinue Reading

So You Want to Be a Rock Star (Usability Consultant) – UPA 2007 Panel

Usability Professionals’ Association 2007 Conference: Patterns: Blueprints for Usability, June 11-15, Austin, Texas I am participating on an exciting panel of expert consultants at the 2007 UPA conference. It should be a great time. Please check out the Advance Program. Here’s a brief overview of our panel: So You Want to Be a Rock StarContinue Reading

Web Search Design: Interview with Larry Cornett, Yahoo Director of User Experience Design

Larry Cornett, the relatively new Director of User Experience Design at Yahoo and Kathryn Kelly, Director of PR for Yahoo! Search, speak with Gord Hotchkiss of Search Engine Land. Read the interview here. Gord asked Larry and Catherine about the Yahoo search experience and how their own internal usability testing has led to the designContinue Reading

New! Two Forrester Research Reports on Usability Testing

Forrester Research has just published two studies on usability testing in their new series, “Usability Testing for Managers.” I participated as one of the experts in the field Forrester surveyed for the studies. These studies are usually not publicly distributed, but you can view them here (shhh!!!). Click on the report title below to viewContinue Reading