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Business How to Market Your Business Usability Testing Results and Recommendations

Ben Brown
Ben Brown
11,927 Points

Tests that show that everything is working fine are a waste of time

The answer to this question is False, I think this is wrong I have been told over and over by my university lecturers that this is true. The phrase a good test should fail comes to mind. This question is open to interpretation.

This is in the usability testing questions.

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Jeremy Germenis
Jeremy Germenis
29,854 Points

Maybe you are right! Your insight would be more helpful to other students and the Treehouse staff if you were to present the argument as to why you think the answer should be different.

Ben Brown
Ben Brown
11,927 Points

Yeah I am not sure if I am right the reasons I can remember right now are.

If your tests all pass are you doing the right tests and are your tests written correctly. The next thing I would say is nothing can ever be perfect. I am just going of what I was always told at University we were often told that if all our tests pass we are either testing the wrong thing or the tests are written wrong.

After reading the question a couple of times I can see how it could be false. To me I found it confusing but with others not being told the same as me this question could be fine. I think I over thought the question.