Usability Speed Testing Workshop

Format: In-Person Workshop
Date: Thursday, November 21, 2013

Jonathan Rubin, GSA


Want to learn to do quick, easy, low cost usability testing based on GSA’s successful First Fridays Usability Testing Program? Join us for this hands-on seminar (formerly titled "Conducting No-Frills, Low Cost Usability Tests: Hands-On Workshop") where you’ll get practical instructions on how to facilitate your own usability tests. You’ll facilitate a 15-minute test and get feedback for your agency website in this three-hour workshop.

What You'll Learn 

  • General usability principles
  • Basics of conducting a do-it-yourself test
  • How test results can be used to collect feedback

About the Instructor

Jonathan Rubin is program manager for the First Fridays Usability Program at GSA. He leads a team of experienced and budding user experience professionals in improving Federal services, including desktop sites, mobile sites and apps, prototypes, and APIs. He has helped dozens of government agencies improve their user experience, including the U.S. Army, IRS, U.S. Census and NASA.  

Jonathan specializes in desktop and mobile usability testing, group facilitation, customer interviews and creating agile usability testing teams. He loves presenting about user experience and training people to conduct their own usability testing. He is the Secretary of the DC chapter of the User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA DC) and is certified as a "Usability Analyst" (CUA) through Human Factors International.

Jonathan has a master's in journalism from Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism and a B.A. in English from the University of Rhode Island.

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