Prioritizing Design Critique, Part 1 :: UXmatters

Ground Rules If your peers are distributed across multiple campuses and time zones, prioritizing design critique can be challenging—unless you have a shared set of rules or guiding principles. Every organization is…

A Guide to User Research Analysis

When designers perform user interviews, field observations, or usability tests, they gather tons of notes and data to help inform design decisions and recommendations. But how do they make sense of so…

Front Utah 2019 Conference Recap

Hosted in the heart of Salt Lake City, Front Utah is in its fifth year and climbing the ranks to becoming a premiere learning destination for tech workers and enthusiasts alike. Here…

A Designer’s Research Manual :: UXmatters

Book Specifications Title: A Designer’s Research Manual Author: Jenn and Ken Visocky O’Grady Formats: Paperback, Kindle Publisher: Rockport Publishers Published: July 1, 2017, 2nd edition Pages: 208 ASIN: B074HFZ5YK The Value of…

Experimenting and Iterating in UX Research :: UXmatters

Pivoting from general, foundational research to targeted concept testing was a better approach for demonstrating quick, concrete research wins. Based on these exploratory interviews and a competitive-analysis exercise, the Design team and…

Creative Confidence: A New Path to Inspiration

Shout-outs to the OpenIDEO LA Chapter leadership team who helped create all our 2018 events: Alex Molloy, Bryan Chiao, Dan Vang, Sophia Hillaire and Kyleigh Smith. I started 2018 by reading Creative…