Usability testing is a means of understanding the goodness of a design’s fit to the intended users’ problems

“Usability testing should not be a stage gate in your design and development process. It should be a tool with which to gather helpful, diagnostic information from your target users. It’s a means of understanding the goodness of a design’s fit to the intended users’ problems.” – Paul J. Sherman

Read more in Paul’s article “Testing Your Own Designs Redux.”

Catriona Cornett

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  • http://www.shermanux.com Paul Sherman

    Damn, if I knew I was going to be quoted I would’ve worked a bit harder on that sentence. That’s some seriously tortured grammar I used. :-) -Paul

  • http://www.inspireux.com Catriona Cornett

    haha that’s ok :) I thought the point came across well enough that I didn’t bother to change it. :)