2022-12-16 – Friday
- We’ve been closing open loops at work today.
- Retail App: we need to get a release candidate ready for when we return in the new year.
- Usability Tests: we need to finalise two unmoderated remote usability test for Etch, to be sent out next week and when we return in the new year.
- We’re using a new remote usability testing tool called Usability Hub.
- The Pros: It’s easy to link to Figma, has a great way to present and structure tasks and get task feedback.
- The cons: it does capture video, make it impossible to use the talk-out-loud protocol to understand what the participants are thinking as they’re doing our tasks. Favouring instead capturing hotspots.
- I’m prepared to give it a go, but currently I don’t think it’ll be a long term member of our usability testing toolkit.
- I like doing user involvement activities and think that most modern tools like Optimal Workshop, UsabilityTesting.com and UserZoom are tremendous and make incorporating UX activities into your design workflow a breeze.
- I mourn the loss of a good prototyping tool like Axure in favour of Figma.
- Figma is great, BUT it’s a design tool, not a prototyping, tool which makes testing some scenarios nearly impossible.
- Reading: The Peripheral – 100% Complete 🎉
- Wordle: 545 4/6