What is gained and lost when using methods other than empirical testing

@inproceedings{Desurvire1992WhatIG,
  title={What is gained and lost when using methods other than empirical testing},
  author={Heather Desurvire and Jim Kondziela and Michael E. Atwood},
  booktitle={CHI Posters and Short Talks},
  year={1992}
}
Traditional laboratory usability testing is frequently not performed due to a company's lack of funds, planning, or human factors expertise. Consequently, there is increasing interest in finding alternative usability testing methods that are easier and cheaper to implement than traditional laboratory usability testing. Recent studies are beginning to study and compare such techniques. These methods include Heuristic Evaluation (Nielsen and Molich, 1990), and Cognitive Walkthrough (Polson, Lewis… CONTINUE READING