This page displays take away information I have saved from articles read focused on Testing, Usability, Accessibility. I use this as a reference point for research in the Testing, Usability, Accessibility category.
Define Goals for the Study
Determine the Format and Setting of the Study
Determine the Number of Users
Recruit the Right Participants
Write Tasks that Match the Goals of the Study
Conduct a Pilot Study
Decide on Collecting Metrics
Write a Test Plan
Motivate Team Members to Observe Sessions
Identify people who match your demographics (or even better: match your personas and then screen for behavioral traits, attitudes, and goals that match those of your users.