When was the last time you sat, frustrated, in a meeting arguing about design features? In this article, Sarah Doody explains how a lack of quality user research can lead to overly subjective decisions, and shares three fixes we can consider instead.
Three amazing research experts from our own community joined me to form a panel in our Slack channel. They shared tips, tricks and personal experiences to help us take our research game to the next level. Read on for a full transcript of the session.
The most important decisions made about any product often take place between iterations. You could argue that the timeframe between identifying key research findings and understanding what the next iteration will be is the most crucial to the future success of the product. Andy Vitale, UX Design Principal at 3M, talks us through his iterative approach to research.
Amanda Stockwell talked about the ins and outs of running lean experiments in our Slack channel. It as a busy and insightful session. If you missed it, never fear! Here is a full transcript of the session.
In this article Dave charts the growth of researcher-as-individual contributor from junior, to mid-level, to senior researcher, and gives us three key axes to assess our own progress.
Finding and scheduling research participants is one of the biggest logistical challenges of UX research. Not to mention then getting those participants to fully engage in research activities. But what about the motivations behind why people take part. How does this affect research results? And what can you do about it?
Amanda Stockwell blew us away in a fast-paced Ask the UXperts session on Slack today.
She talked about how to adapt UX research for Agile, Lean, and Lean Startup environments.
Join ‘UX for Lean Startups’ author Laura Klein in a dedicated Slack channel to discuss the crossover between UX and growth.
We hope you can make this free session, but if you can’t, we’ll ask Laura questions on your behalf. Read on to find out how it all works.
In the latest of our animated techniques videos, Gerry Gaffney gives us some helpful tips on gathering information about our users with contextual enquiry (or site visits).
It’s exciting to see more professionals wanting to research customers to make their services and products fit better. But there’s a lot of confusion about how to choose the most appropriate research methods to suit your goals.
In this article, Indi Young offers practical tips to help you make that decision.