Head of eCommerce & Retail at VisitBritain
06 October 2010 16:53pm
Hi there, wondering if someone has any knowledge of this as it was mentioned to a colleague but they can't remember the details - someone mentioned that there are universities that will do usability testing for free and seeing as we are on a tight budget this seemed a valid option for us rather than doing none at all.
Has anyone heard of this and if so do they know what universities?
thanks in advance
Managing Partner at 3TouchPoints, LLC
19 October 2010 05:41am
Vickie, I don't remember the name of these universities on top of my head but, there are few in United States. I would like to introduce you to Michael Summers who runs the Usability Lab at GSI Commerce (Pennsylvania, USA) and has worked with Universities in the past. I am sure, he can direct you to the right universities. He is among the Top 10 Usability Guys in the Industry.
You can initiate a dialogue with him via LinkedIn. Let me know if you face any problem and I will introduce you to him.
24 December 2010 12:34pm
Hi there Sashant,
I'm really sorry I haven't responded to this, I didn't get an email notification there had been a response! Ever so sorry.
Thanks for the info but I actually need UK uni's as otherwise the findings will be skewed towards the US user who's needs, expectations etc are quite different from the UK.
Thanks tho! Have a great Christmas.
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