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Expert: Christine Perfetti

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To say we’re huge fans of Christine Perfetti would be an understatement. After all, she was once the VP and Managing Director here at UIE before founding Perfetti Media, where she coaches clients on design and research best practices.

And those coaching skills are exceptional; she regularly receives outstanding marks from workshop attendees and seminar listeners. Christine’s practical approach to design and research is refreshing, and she also uses tons of case studies to illustrate various techniq

Some of those examples come from her impressive client list, which includes companies like Cisco WebEx, Carbonite, the Neat Company, and GlaxoSmithKline, among many others.

Christine was most recently the Senior Director of User Experience at Acquia, where she was responsible for driving the company’s UX research and design processes. She also was the Director of User Experience for Carbonite and taught Human Factors at the Tufts University Gordon Institute for Engineering Management.

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Christine Perfetti

Demystifying Usability Tests: Learning the Basics

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Christine Perfetti

What You’ll Learn

  • Set up your usability testing lab, including an overview of User Interface Engineering's typical test set-up
  • Recruit the right users to get the most accurate test results
  • Know how many users are really necessary for a usability test
  • The basics of task design, and different types of tasks
  • Become a better facilitator and communicate with users and test observers
  • Collect test results and evaluate what makes an effective report
  • Fundamentals of remote usability testing