Merry Beta 3!

Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 in Release updates

Beta 3 released today, to wrap up the 2013 calendar year. The team has been busy reading our user feedback and addressing issues one by one. Here’s a quick summary of what’s new in this build: TED.com user profile updates One of our goals for the new 2.0 site is to have an individual’s profile page […]

Lessons from user testing

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013 in Lessons learned, User experience

While rebuilding TED.com, we conducted over a dozen rounds of usability testing – sometimes testing multiple parts of the site on the same day. We learned the limits of our teleconferencing system, plus how much bandwidth it takes to run a prototype, two videocameras and our UX designers ragged. As the person tasked with making sure we […]