Tracking your A/B tests

Mind the Product

This is the second of two posts that deep dive on A/B tests, expanding on a talk I gave at Google Playtime 2016 in London. As mentioned in the first post, if you plan to run a lot of A/B tests then you should think about using a document to store test information, which I call the tracker.

Stepping up Your A/B Tests

Mind the Product

This is the first of two posts that deep dive on A/B testing, expanding on a talk I gave at Google Playtime 2016 in London. In this post I share some of the learnings we’ve had after running 60+ A/B tests at Peak , looking at each step of the A/B testing cycle in turn.

A guide to webform testing best practice

Userzoom

From a testing perspective, these workflows also require individuals to enter personal information, such as first name/last name, address, phone number, and so on. Here are a few ways to initiate a test where there are webform fields as part of the experience. Testing on a live website.

What is UX prototyping and why should you test at this stage?

Userzoom

Exploring the basics of creating and testing UX prototypes. UX designers and researchers follow an iterative process – testing pieces and versions of the product and making improvements along the way, until, in the end, you’ve got a thoughtful and useful product that people love.

The Top 5 Most Common Rapid Prototyping Mistakes

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk

We need to know what to prototype and when, who to test our prototypes with, and how to conduct those tests in a way to get reliable feedback. When you think of "rapid prototyping", what comes to mind?

Rebooting Product Usability Testing for Much Better Insights

bpma ProductHub

Usability Testing – Something Has Always Seemed Off… Something has never seemed quite right to us about how product usability testing is done. No matter what is being tested, from software to cereal to screwdrivers, there is always a herd of elephants – in the room.

What is tree testing and why is it important for your site’s UX?

Userzoom

Hence we’re bringing you this series of weekly UX beginner’s guides, aimed to help all the newbies of the UX testing world. This week: tree-testing! Here we’ll be answering the following questions: what is tree testing? How do I run my own tree testing?

The Testing Mindset – How to Find Product/Market fit

Mind the Product

You have to invest skillfully to test these assumptions. The smarter your investment in testing, the better your chances of product success. Here’s what we’ve learned based on our experience of adopting a testing mindset and seeing your way through innovative product development. Instead, many small tests have to be carried out in order to find your way towards product/market fit. And the less money you need to test an assumption the more bets you can make.

Accessibility Testing: Tips & Best Practices From Industry Leaders

Userzoom

Learn about best practices for accessibility testing from two leading companies in their industries. Lots of companies want to conduct accessibility evaluations by conducting usability testing for people with disabilities. Before running an accessibility test, you can make sure your site meets fundamental accessibility guidelines. Furthermore, be aware that one of the toughest parts of accessibility testing is knowing how to recruit participants.

Interview: How Friends of the Earth is UX testing for GDPR

Userzoom

Big, judging by the initial testing that we’ve done so far. However in our testing, we’re finding out that people are willing to hand over their details for specific campaigns. And then we’re doing split-testing. We will be doing testing on the wording as well.

Testing Modern Conversational Interfaces: Google Home and Amazon Alexa

Amir Rozenberg

What to test When your app is utilizing Google Home, Alexa, etc., the first question to ask is “what do I test?” One would hope that each bank won’t need to test every Google and Alexa device variant in the market! Automation Mobile Application Testing

Test-Driven Product Management at an Early-Stage Startup

Amplitude

Today, it’s common to hear people talk about testing early-stage products like it’s a bad thing. You can’t build a better product just by A/B testing button colors, no. Clarify and test your company’s values. You do this through testing.

Q&A on User Testing

Under10 Playbook

Most product managers recognize the value of user testing. So it is often hard to fit in testing and design iteration before the sprint deadline. Steven Cohn , the Founder of Validately and a user testing expert, gives some practical advice on how to balance the time pressures of product management and conducting proper user testing. (SJ Why should a product team allocate its limited time to user testing? SJ: What are the different testing options?

How to Hook Users in 3 Steps: An Intro to Habit Testing

Nir Eyal

Changing user habits isn’t easy — but understanding how to conduct Habit Testing will increase your odds of success. In this video, I provide a brief introduction to the three steps of Habit Testing.

Gain CI Efficiencies: Test Advanced Functionalities on the Right Devices

Amir Rozenberg

Does this device support the feature I’m testing? FaceID, TouchID, location, camera, and conversational interfaces are offered on such a wide array of devices that it’s enough to make a testing professional dizzy.

Why an MVP Needs to Be a Product and Not Just a Test

280 Group

The post Why an MVP Needs to Be a Product and Not Just a Test appeared first on 280 Group Product Management. Language is dynamic, and terms in product management are subject to the same forces. Meanings evolve, and this can lead to ambiguity.

My Recruit: The test participant experience

UserTesting

Part of what makes My Recruit such … The post My Recruit: The test participant experience appeared first on UserTesting Blog. Earlier this month we announced that our newest feature, My Recruit, had launched into public beta.

Multivariate Testing vs A/B Testing: Which Works Better?

UX Studio

Deciding between multivariate testing vs A/B testing without knowing their advantages and limitations can pose extreme challenges. When optimizing a website’s conversion rate, A/B testing usually comes up first. Sometimes testing more alternatives proves necessary, for which multivariate testing performs well as a method. So which to choose, multivariate testing or A/B testing? What is A/B testing? How can you set up a test?

New UserTesting feature: Preview tests

UserTesting

UserTesting customers can now review desktop web tests live before launching them. You’ll see the test on your computer screen exactly as your test participants will see it. This will help you catch any … The post New UserTesting feature: Preview tests appeared first on UserTesting Blog. You asked, and we built it! Product

Passing the GDPR test; or how we learned to stop worrying and love the EU

Inside Intercom

The EU was kind enough to provide a stress test for our email delivery pipeline during the GDPR surge on a scale that I doubt our engineering team as a whole would have agreed to, and we passed.

Get to Know Gauge, the New Cross-Browser Testing Framework

Amir Rozenberg

” Just like Rihanna, you might think there are too many frameworks to learn in the testing arena! Now there is a new cross-browser test framework gaining adoption in the community: Gauge , a framework sponsored by ThoughtWorks. Note that the tests will run serially.

iPhone 8 on iOS 11 is Out – Are You Testing on it Today? You Can….

Amir Rozenberg

Perfecto is excited to announce the availability of iPhone 8, 8+, running iOS 11 GA, as of today, Sep 22nd, 2017, 8AM EST. iPhone 8 and iOS 11 pack a number of new features and changes that require intensive testing for all applications, web and mobile. Happy Testing!

Mobile Testing on iPhoneX – What Developers Need to Know

Amir Rozenberg

Testing your app on the iPhoneX presents even more difficulties. If you cannot see the real-time website or app in your testing, you will find issues late, which will require you to redo the code you wrote, possibly undo code that’s built on top of it, and fix it all.

Mobile Testing on iPhoneX – What Developers Need to Know

Amir Rozenberg

Testing your app on the iPhoneX presents even more difficulties. If you cannot see the real-time website or app in your testing, you will find issues late, which will require you to redo the code you wrote, possibly undo code that’s built on top of it, and fix it all.

Increase Performance in Cross-Browser Testing with Zero Effort – Here’s How

Amir Rozenberg

Introduction Are you used to getting a certain amount of data from your testing practices? Did you know that today you can extract more data from your existing testing practice…with zero additional effort. Looking for more information on performance testing?

What is a diary study and why is it useful for longitudinal UX testing?

Userzoom

Continuing our series of beginner’s guides to UX , here’s an overview of diary studies, and their usefulness as long-term usability testing tool. Basically whatever best fits the purpose of the product you’re testing.

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4 Key Data Points A/B Testing Reveals

Generation Focus

A/B testing is a crucial element in any startup foundation. Six months later an engineer saw the project, and noticing the low cost of writing the code for it, decided to do a bit of A/B testing. Thanks to the test, Microsoft went on to earn massive returns.

3 Things I Learned About Usability Testing By Looking at Customers in Their Underwear

Joe Cotellese

Back in my days with the apparel company, the inescapable fact was that I needed try our fit-testing body scanner on real humans. Today, working for an email marketing company, I rarely have to ask people to strip down to their underwear to test out a product. Still, that awkward experience from many years ago taught me several important things about usability testing. During our fit testing experiment, we had one guy come in who swore he had a 32” waist.

The 3 Big C’s of Agile Development and Testing

Amir Rozenberg

When thinking about adoption of agile schemes, some of the common concepts that come to mind are Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD) and Continuous Testing (CT). Using test automation, they are able to ensure the integration actually works.

How user testing fits into agile development

UserTesting

But even though agile has helped many companies make huge workflow improvements, agile teams can still end up … The post How user testing fits into agile development appeared first on UserTesting Blog. Agile has become the go-to development methodology for organizations that want to reduce the risk involved in shipping new products and features.

What is a diary study and why is it useful for longitudinal UX testing?

Userzoom

Continuing our series of beginner’s guides to UX , here’s an overview of diary studies, and their usefulness as long-term usability testing tool. Basically whatever best fits the purpose of the product you’re testing.

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4 Reasons Why You Should User Test Your Product Early And Often

UserTesting

And if you’re designing a website, you need to make sure your users have a great experience and understand what you’re … The post 4 Reasons Why You Should User Test Your Product Early And Often appeared first on UserTesting Blog. Product Research user experience user test your product user testing why user testIf you’re developing an app, you know how important it is to get good reviews in the App Store.

Increase Performance in Cross-Browser Testing with Zero Effort – Here’s How

Amir Rozenberg

Introduction Are you used to getting a certain amount of data from your testing practices? Did you know that today you can extract more data from your existing testing practice…with zero additional effort. Looking for more information on performance testing?

iPhone 8 on iOS 11 is Out – Are You Testing on it Today? You Can….

Amir Rozenberg

Perfecto is excited to announce the availability of iPhone 8, 8+, running iOS 11 GA, as of today, Sep 22nd, 2017, 8AM EST. iPhone 8 and iOS 11 pack a number of new features and changes that require intensive testing for all applications, web and mobile. Happy Testing!

Why you should host user testing viewing parties

UserTesting

Reviewing results of a user testing study can seem like a chore. So gathering your team and stakeholders to watch the videos … The post Why you should host user testing viewing parties appeared first on UserTesting Blog. There’s a lot of video to go through, and some of that feedback might not be altogether positive. CX Product Research

6 myths that stop companies from doing enough user testing

UserTesting

User testing is not a “nice to have” but a “must have” in software development. Yet many product managers are often so focused on prioritizing … The post 6 myths that stop companies from doing enough user testing appeared first on UserTesting Blog. Today’s guest post is from Codrin Arsene, a senior product manager and technology writer. Enjoy!

The 3 Big C’s of Agile Development and Testing

Amir Rozenberg

When thinking about adoption of agile schemes, some of the common concepts that come to mind are Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD) and Continuous Testing (CT). Using test automation, they are able to ensure the integration actually works.

Betterment Tested Three Performance Management Systems So You Don't Have To

First Round Review

As Founder and CEO of Betterment, Jon Stein realized startups can't just establish one way to measure employee performance — they have to continually iterate as they grow. Here's how to do it well. Continue reading at First Round Review »

Perfecto Offers the Fastest Web Test Automation in the Cloud

Amir Rozenberg

This isn’t unique to Perfecto’s customers: we see a clear intensification of the test activities, whether managed within the test team, development team or both. Can the lab execute a large amount of test cases, achieve the needed capacity and provide the relevant reporting?

4 Battle-Tested Ways to Improve Corporate Learning

Good Product Manager

Here are four battle-tested tips to improve corporate learning so your talent is ready for the technology-driven future that seems to be coming their way: #1. The post 4 Battle-Tested Ways to Improve Corporate Learning appeared first on LSA Global.