User testing is a bit like sports.
Almost everyone agrees that it is essential, but only a few manage to do it regularly.
Quite often getting your product tested by real people is skipped because of budget constraints and exploding costs in development.
Furthermore, this misconception is fueled by usability professionals frequently charging up to $15,000 to run a simple usability study.
But user testing doesn’t necessarily have to break the bank. Here’s what you can do with a budget of only $100.
When interacting with our customers and blog readers, we usually find that everyone has a different set of ideas on proper user testing workflows. Blame it on the inconsistencies when it comes to the terminology of User Testing, Usability Testing or User Acceptance Testing. The need for clarification on this topic is certainly huge.
In this blog post, I will try to bring some light into the fields of Usability Testing as well as User Acceptance Testing. I will also highlight the main differences of both areas. Check out what user testing is all about.