Usability Testing On
Mobile Interfaces

Kyle Soucy | Usable Interface | @kylesoucy
BarCamp Manchester 2013 #bcmht7
So, who is this person?
Kyle Soucy
UX design consultant with 13
years experience, specializing
in user research and usabil...
Image source: http://img.gawkerassets.com/img/181rzskxifcohjpg/original.jpg
“Mobile sales hit $5.9
billion in Q1 2013, nearly
11% of total web sales...”
- InternetRetailer.com

Source: http://www.in...
“...the mobile web will be
bigger than desktop
Internet use by 2015.”
- Morgan Stanley Study

Source: http://mashable.com/...
Mobile Matters!

Image source: http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Oh6rZE2fG1k/Uct4T4KhE0I/AAAAAAAAARo/3c_HFDkMwAE/s1600/girls-on-th...
What is usability testing?
Remote Usability Testing
Mobile In-person Usability Testing

Image source: http://unmatchedstyle.com/news/usability-testing-on-mobile-devices.php
Image source: http://www.90percentofeverything.com/2010/05/07/quick-tip-make-your-own-iphone-usability-testing-sled-for-5/
Testing on paper prototypes
Image source: http://www.90percentofeverything.com/2010/05/07/quick-tip-make-your-own-iphone-u...
What about remote mobile
usability testing?
Image source: http://unmatchedstyle.com/news/usability-testing-on-mobile-devices.php
unmo

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derat
ed

What about remote mobile
usability testing?
Other Mobile Usability
TestingTools
Image source: http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Offices/Presentations/Overview/images/manycaller.jpg
Image source: http://blog.larrybodine.com/uploads/image/a-99-year-old-lady-using-the-ipad.jpg
Learn more...

•

Article: Mobile Testing Toolbox: Part 1&2
by Amber Derosa
http://uxmag.com/articles/mobile-testing-toolb...
Thank you.

www.usableinterface.com
@kylesoucy

/usableinterface
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The amount of usability testing tools on the market is just staggering and now there's even more for testing on mobile devices. How do you know where to start or what to use? In this session, I'll share my experience with testing different mobile apps and websites and review some of the more popular tools and methods that are available for conducting usability testing on mobile devices (remotely and in-person).

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  1. 1. Usability Testing On Mobile Interfaces Kyle Soucy | Usable Interface | @kylesoucy BarCamp Manchester 2013 #bcmht7
  2. 2. So, who is this person? Kyle Soucy UX design consultant with 13 years experience, specializing in user research and usability testing. @kylesoucy www.UsableInterface.com
  3. 3. Image source: http://img.gawkerassets.com/img/181rzskxifcohjpg/original.jpg
  4. 4. “Mobile sales hit $5.9 billion in Q1 2013, nearly 11% of total web sales...” - InternetRetailer.com Source: http://www.internetretailer.com/2013/05/15/online-shopping-becomes-increasingly-mobile Source: http://mashable.com/2010/04/13/mobile-web-stats/
  5. 5. “...the mobile web will be bigger than desktop Internet use by 2015.” - Morgan Stanley Study Source: http://mashable.com/2010/04/13/mobile-web-stats/ Source: http://mashable.com/2010/04/13/mobile-web-stats/
  6. 6. Mobile Matters! Image source: http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Oh6rZE2fG1k/Uct4T4KhE0I/AAAAAAAAARo/3c_HFDkMwAE/s1600/girls-on-their-phone.jpg
  7. 7. What is usability testing?
  8. 8. Remote Usability Testing
  9. 9. Mobile In-person Usability Testing Image source: http://unmatchedstyle.com/news/usability-testing-on-mobile-devices.php
  10. 10. Image source: http://www.90percentofeverything.com/2010/05/07/quick-tip-make-your-own-iphone-usability-testing-sled-for-5/
  11. 11. Testing on paper prototypes Image source: http://www.90percentofeverything.com/2010/05/07/quick-tip-make-your-own-iphone-usability-testing-sled-for-5/
  12. 12. What about remote mobile usability testing?
  13. 13. Image source: http://unmatchedstyle.com/news/usability-testing-on-mobile-devices.php
  14. 14. unmo > derat ed What about remote mobile usability testing?
  15. 15. Other Mobile Usability TestingTools
  16. 16. Image source: http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Offices/Presentations/Overview/images/manycaller.jpg
  17. 17. Image source: http://blog.larrybodine.com/uploads/image/a-99-year-old-lady-using-the-ipad.jpg
  18. 18. Learn more... • Article: Mobile Testing Toolbox: Part 1&2 by Amber Derosa http://uxmag.com/articles/mobile-testing-toolbox-part-1 • Article: How To Conduct A Usability Test On A Mobile Device by Jeff Sauro http://www.measuringusability.com/blog/mobile-usability-test.php • Book: Mobile Usability • Book: Moderating Usability Tests by Raluca Budiu & Jakob Nielsen by Joe Dumas & Beth Loring
  19. 19. Thank you. www.usableinterface.com @kylesoucy /usableinterface
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