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Remote usability testing has become increasingly popular among user researchers and grew by 19% since 2009. Even though I have easy access to a brick and mortal usability lab, I particularly like remote testing  for at least 5 reasons: 1. Availability: Do you have time next week to drive to a place you've never been, spend an hour doing a test, then spend time coming

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Why isn't usability testing done more?  And when it is done why is the sample size small? One major reason is the cost. It takes a lot of money and time to bring users into a lab and conduct a usability test. Even if users don't get compensated for their time, it still takes a lot of time for a test facilitator to prepare for

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