Pizza, Beer & Bugs – “Usability Testessen” at Testbirds

by | Mar 27, 2019 | News & Infos, Crowdtesting, Events, Usability | 0 comments

We proudly announce that Testbirds will be hosting the next “Usability Testessen” on April 10th in our Munich office.

When we first heard about the idea of bringing testers and companies together, accompanied by some pizza, beer, and soft drinks, it was quite clear that we NEEDED to be the host for the next event in Munich.

What: “Usability Testessen”
When: April 10th, 2019; 7:00 pm
Where: Testbirds Headquarters, Radlkoferstraße 2, 81373 Munich

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Usability Speed-Dating: The idea behind the “Usability Testessen”

7 Stations, 7 Testers, 12 Minutes.

In total, we’re inviting seven companies whose products will be evaluated by seven testers. Each company can bring one product presented how they choose – whether that be via a website, an app or a prototype printed on paper. Each of the seven testers will have 12 minutes to test each product.

Feedback will be given following the “Thinking-Aloud-Method”, which means that testers will share out loud what they perceive and what their next steps would be.

The supervisor of the station can note down important statements and problems the testers are facing in real time, instantly gathering input on how his product can be improved.
The overall idea is to give companies the chance to gather quick and valuable feedback on their products in different development stages. And to make the whole experience even better, this takes place in a very relaxed atmosphere with pizza, beer and highly motivated testers.

You can find more information about the event on the events’ website (only available in German). If you want to learn more about usability & UX testing and how it is done at Testbirds, e.g., crowdtesting, please visit our website.

Attending is quite simple

Whether you want your service to be tested, or if you are an interested tester, you can register easily on the event’s website starting today.

But watch out, only 6 more testers and 6 more companies will have the chance to take part – as we have already secured a spot for one of our clients and one tester from our crowd.
So you better be quick and save your spot!

What you can expect

There won’t be a strict schedule, but the evening will likely be structured like this:

  • Start at 7:00 pm
  • Pizza, drinks, and introduction
  • 6×12 minutes Speed-testing
  • Short feedback session
  • Time for networking, more food, and more drinks

Why we host the “Usability Testessen”

As one of the world’s leading crowdtesting providers and specialists in testing software such as apps, websites, and Internet of Things applications, for us it was just natural that we should host the ”Testessen” in Munich. The idea of bringing together testers and companies in a feel-good atmosphere while having a fun evening and, on top of that, creating useful feedback on usability totally convinced us.

Of course, we are always up for a lively evening filled with meeting new people and pizza and beer (and soft drinks, of course!).

So we invite you to join in the fun with us and help to get better products out there in the market.

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Judith Michel

Judith Michel

UX Researcher & Project Manager

If Judith is not exploring the user experience of innovative products, she’s looking for culinary adventures all over the world or the next unusual sports challenge.

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Testbirds specialises in the testing of software such as apps, websites and Internet of Things applications by using innovative technologies and solutions. Under the slogan, “Testing Reality”, the company offers various testing methods to its clients looking to optimise the user-friendliness and functionality of their digital products. With over 250,000 registered testers located in 193 countries, Testbirds is one of the world’s leading crowdtesting providers. In addition, the IT service provider utilises cloud based technologies to support customers in the optimisation of their digital products. The combination of the two testing methods delivers a unique and extensive portfolio that takes the quality of software to the next level. Testbirds was founded in 2011 by Philipp Benkler, Georg Hansbauer and Markus Steinhauser. Today, the company has over 100 employees. Other than its headquarters in Munich, there are now offices in Amsterdam, London and Stockholm, franchises in Hungary and Russia and sales partners in Italy.

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