Literature on User Testing
Make Your UX Design Process Agile Using Google’s Methodology
In an age of tight resources and constrained finances companies are more reluctant than ever to commit to big design projects without a thorough understanding of their chances of success. Google has developed a methodology to make the design process fast and still offer valuable insight. Forget minimum viable products and focus on prototypes and...
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User Research: What It Is and Why You Should Do It
When thinking about user research, many people primarily think of classic usability testing. While usability testing to ensure that your design is easy to use is certainly an important part of user research, there are many other types of user research that are essential to working in a user-centered process. First, we’ll dive into what user rese...
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- 4 months ago
My Head Hurts! Cognitive Friction in the Age of Mobile
There’s nothing more annoying than when things don’t function the way we expect them to. When we develop user interfaces (UI), we try to relate it to the “real world” – think the floppy disk for “save” in most applications. Why? Because we take our cues in the digital world from ones we’ve already developed in our ordinary lives. Cognitive frict...
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- 9 months ago
Habits: Five ways to help users change them
Let’s take a look at a subject that might appear tricky for designers to influence. However much control we have over our designs, we still have the power to reach beyond. Guiding our users toward a better UX isn’t only simpler than you might think; it will also pay dividends to both you and them and avert potential catastrophes.Habitual Choice ...
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- 1 year ago
How to Get More Honest Feedback in User Testing
Many years ago, I was delivering a training course on products that would be introduced for commercial sale in a telecoms environment. The information for that course had been developed and provided by the product management team.Taking this information on good faith, I went and delivered the course that they had requested. Unfortunately for me,...
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- 3 years ago