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Usability Testing for First-Timers

If you're a newbie to usability testing, this is the resource for you.

Learn how to plan and scope a project, write usability tasks like a pro, then analyze and share the results with your stakeholders.

With templates, examples, and case studies, you'll be ready to dive in!

Keep for long-term reference

More than just a one-time read through, this guide offers information like metrics reference and task formulas, so you can keep coming back for tactical help.

What you'll find inside

Planning and scoping

Determine if usability testing is the correct method for your study and create clear goals.

Task writing

Use several handy formulas to create tasks that put participants on the right track.

Analysis and shareout

Learn the best way to analyze data and create an impact for stakeholders.

Case studies and examples

See how Dropbox approached usability testing and the impact it had on their study.

"It takes time to master the science of the usability task, but with time, you can become an expert."

- Nikki Anderson-Stanier
Founder, User Research Academy + People Nerds contributor