The introduction of mobile devices and applications presents new challenges to traditional usability testing practices. Identifying the differences between usability testing techniques for mobile applications and traditional desktop applications is critical to ensuring the acceptance and use of mobile applications. New equipment requirements for the mobile platforms testing add to the transition issues.
Experience a short mobility usability test and identify the process changes that need to be considered for your change to the mobile platform. Create a plan that will help you transition your traditional usability testing program into a mobile environment. Learn a series of tips that will smooth the path of starting to test in the mobile area. Join Susan to make your transition into the mobile testing field successful.
Speaker: Susan Brockley, ExxonMobil
Susan Brockley has over 24 years of software engineering experience with ExxonMobil working in the areas of quality assurance, testing, requirements, and project management. She is currently a Business Analyst in the IT Center of Expertise. Her background also includes security and controls and requirements management. She has held the Quality Assurance Institute CSQA designation since 2002 along with a Master’s Degree in Software Engineering from the University of Texas. Susan is a guest lecturer at the University of Texas for a course on Measures and Metrics and has spoken at Quality Assurance Institute Conferences in Chicago (Usability – What you Need to Know to Begin Testing NOW) and Toronto (A View from the Back Seat - Past, Present, and Future Thoughts on Test Management).