Posts Tagged: usability testing

Usability Testing Methodologies

While quality assurance testers have always provided usability testing feedback as “part and parcel” of their everyday QA testing, they have also begun to branch out and provide more specific feedback. As part of this, QA testers are employing some methodologies that differ from their usual QA testing practices: Specific, written, test instructions to be… Read more »

Beta Breakers Usability Testing vs. Public Betas

Having been in business for more than three decades now, we have sometimes been asked about the difference between our usability reviews and public beta organizations. Our customers are surprised to hear that in most cases, our QA Engineers perform comprehensive usability reviews while concurrently completing both functionality and cross-platform compatibility testing. The reason is… Read more »

Functionality vs. Usability Testing

For individuals unfamiliar with the quality assurance testing process, it may be difficult to distinguish between the phrases “functionality” and “usability”. But to a tester, these phrases mean two very different things and are two important – but completely separate – pieces of the QA testing process. What is Functionality Testing? Performed to ensure that… Read more »