Monthly Archives: March 2014

How can I schedule user testing?

Good news – short post.  🙂 We are about to conduct our second round of usability testing on Reacht.  We’re already feeling some pain associated with scheduling participants. For our first usability test we invited people to “just show up … Continue reading

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Perception is reality

Last week we conducted a substantial usability test evolution for Reacht.  We were seeking truth about several things: problem-solution fit perception of the unique selling proposition (USP) application discoverability usability colors, branding, style We got the truth 🙂  Some of … Continue reading

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Reacht usability testing: THANKS!!!

This week was “alpha week” (aka, get it out week, live user testing week) for our Reacht (@reachtapp) application.  We’ve been in testing mode with real users for a while but this week we invited a larger group to experience and … Continue reading

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Can I pay at Starbucks with my watch?

Yes.  I won’t bury the lede.  Here’s the short video using my Pebble watch: I bought my Pebble watch on Kickstarter.  The Pebble watches have come a LONG way since that first Kickstarter batch.  Perhaps the most significant development was … Continue reading

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Working remotely: Ugly/Bad/Good

The last thirty days has given us a lot of snow (at least by Virginia standards) and higher-than-usual incidence of colds/flus/sick colleagues.  Between the snow, ice, and sick days we’ve had a lot of remote working days.  The concentration of … Continue reading

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