Course: UE Benchmarking, NYC & SF

12 Mar 2007 - 5:29pm
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Scott Weiss

Scott Weiss, Principal of Usable Products Company, is teaching one-day
training courses on User Experience Benchmarking in April in New York City
and in May in San Francisco. IXDA members are entitled to a $75 discount by
using promo code IXDA at

User Experience Benchmarking is an effective, efficient way to
quantitatively compare the usability of different products, be they
different versions of the same UI or from competitors. Usable Products
Company ( has produced benchmarks on web sites,
desktop software, and mobile telephones. This one-day training is based on
four years of hands-on experience designing, conducting, analyzing, and
reporting findings from benchmark usability studies. This course will
include video clips demonstrating moderating style, unique visualizations
for usability data, and tips and tricks for how to plan, execute, and
report usability findings from user experience benchmarks.

This one-day training course will be held in New York on 12 April 2007 and
in San Francisco on 8 May 2007. Save an additional $200 off the course fee
by registering before March 20, 2007.

This training is limited to 40 delegates who understand the value of
qualitative usability testing and who may have already conducted their own

* Benefits of Benchmarking
* Operations Overview
* Tools Discussion
* Recruiting Strategies
* Task Design for Benchmarking
* Quantitative Interviewing Techniques
* Logging Strategies
* Analyzing Data
* Data Visualization
* Video Production
* Results Presentation
* Continuing Benchmarks

Instructor: Scott Weiss, CEO of Usable Products Company, will teach this
course in its entirety. Mr. Weiss is a 18-year veteran of usability
research and design, spanning desktop software, the web, and mobile
platforms. His book, Handheld Usability, is the pioneering textbook on
mobile design.

Venue: In New York, UE Benchmarking will be held at the Digital Sandbox, a
state of the art conference facility in the heart of New York's Silicon
Alley, also home to the financial district. In San Francisco, the course
will be taught at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in Union Square.

Use the following discount code to save an additional $75: IXDA
Register before March 20th to save an additional $200 off the course fee.

Please email me if you have any questions. I hope to see you soon.

Scott Weiss
Principal, Usable Products Company: (+1.212.929.8599)
Author, "Handheld Usability":

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