Jeff Sauro at Measuring Usability, has put together another great blog post comparing preferred methods of usability testing by usability professionals over the past six years. Based on the last three biennial UPA surveys, Jeff determined that there was a 28% increase in people using remote, unmoderated usability testing tools like Loop11. Jeff states that the reason for the increase is that remote testing tools are an inexpensive and effective way of measuring task based, quantitative usability data.
Read the full post here: The Methods UX Professionals Use – MeasuringUsability.com
Also check out: 2011 UPA Survey Results