Robert Schumacher, Managing Director, and Erik Pedersen, User Experience Specialist, spoke at the Society for Technical Communication's 52nd Annual Conference in Seattle.
Bob and Erik presented a workshop titled "Portable Usability Labs: A to Z." The workshop explored the spectrum of advances in technology that have impacted usability testing capabilities. Participants were provided with a tutorial regarding the evolution of portable usability labs along with a demonstration of key technologies. Attendees walked away with practical knowledge they can use to jump-start their own portable solutions.
STC is an individual membership organization dedicated to advancing the arts and sciences of technical communication. It is the largest organization of its type in the world. Its 18,000 members include technical writers and editors, content developers, documentation specialists, technical illustrators, instructional designers, academics, information architects, usability and human factors professionals, visual designers, Web designers and developers, and translators - anyone whose work makes technical information available to those who need it. For more information, please visit www.stc.org .