In Defense Of A/B Testing

In Defense Of A/B Testing

“Recently, A/B testing has come under (unjust) criticism from different circles on the Internet. Even though this criticism contains some relevant points, the basic argument against A/B testing is flawed. It seems to confuse the A/B testing methodology with a specific implementation of it (e.g. testing red vs. green buttons and other trivial tests). Let’s look at different criticisms that have surfaced on the Web recently and see why they are unfounded.”

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2010/08/26/in-defense-of-a-b-testing/