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Field Study simply means to get out and observe real world users. It can include ethnographic research, interviews and contextual enquiry etc.
An activity that involves listing direct rivals and evaluating their strengths, weaknesses and activity in the marketplace in comparison to your own.
|How to Do a Competitive Analysis in 5 Easy Steps||Article||View|
|Competitive Analysis Framework | Understand the User | App Marketing | Udacity||Video||View|
|Competitive Analysis Template||Template||View|
A UX researcher shares an approximation of a product that captures the key essence of a new concept to determine if it meets the needs of the target audience.
|The Value of Concept Testing for User Experience Design||Article||View|
It is a technique used to inspire ideas in a design process. It serves as a means of gathering inspirational data about people's lives, values and thoughts.
|Cultural Probes Authours: Adam Starkman & Jennifer Chow Edited by Christine Keene||Article||View|
|Cultural Probes - Qualitative Contextual Design Research||Video||View|
It is a holistic, visual representation of your user's interactions with your organisation when zoomed right out (usually captured on a large canvas).
|Customer Journey Mapping: Everything You Need to Know||Article||View|
|How To Create A Customer Journey Map||Video||View|
|How to Create a Customer Journey Map||Template||View|
To make the most of analytics data, UX professionals need to integrate this data where it can add value to qualitative processes instead of distract resources.
|Three Uses for Analytics in User-Experience Practice||Article||View|
Find ways to measure how well the system is working for its users.
|How to Choose the Right UX Metrics for Your Product||Other||View|
It connects a Feature, its Advantage and its Benefits for a customer. It clarifies why a product or service is the desired answer to customer needs.
|Use FAB Statement To Drastically Increase Your Sales- Selling Secrets||Article||View|
|The hack to greatly imrove your selling skills FAB Statement||Video||View|
Heuristic Evaluation is a detailed analysis of a product that highlights good and bad design practices in existing product.
|Heuristic Evaluation: How to Conduct a Heuristic Evaluation||Article||View|
|How to evaluating the usability of your own website or product||Video||View|
What you want to achieve? What are your goals? Write down the definition of success and failure, check if you have all the data you need to collect.
|5 UX KPIs You Need To Track||Article||View|
A mood board is a collage, either physical or digital, which is intended to communicate the visual style a direction is heading (or should be heading).
|How to create a moodboard and get your creative juices flowing||Article||View|
This method allows you to collate a vast amount of data on specific themes from many different users.
|3 ways you can use online surveys in your UX research||Article||View|
A research instrument consisting of a series of questions and other prompts for the purpose of gathering information from respondents.
|How to Design an Effective User Experience Questionnaire||Article||View|
|Questions to ask when you conduct a user research interview | Sarah Doody, UX Designer||Video||View|
Define red routes for your product and you’ll be able to identify, prioritize and eliminate any usability obstacles on key user journeys.
|Red Routes- Critical Design Paths That Make or Break Your App||Article||View|
It is often conducted as a 2x2 grid with axes for power/influence vs interest, or as a Venn diagram containing sets for power, legitimacy and urgency.
|Map the Stakeholders||Article||View|
|Stakeholder Mapping - How to create a stakeholder map||Video||View|
|Stakeholder map template for best stakeholder analysis||Template||View|
Crafting an online survey, primarily to solicit feedback from current (or potential) users.
|Better User Research Through Surveys||Article||View|
Learn from other's successes and mistakes. Get advice from people with more experience.
Reuse elements and patterns. Follow your style guidelines. Don't have any? Create your guidelines (UI Inventory). Start small, then create pages.
|Create the UI Inventory for the Design System||Article||View|
Understand user needs: plan research, prepare for sessions, share and analyse findings.
|Crafting a Great UX with User Feedback||Article||View|
Create your user's flow based on the scenarios you created, you can use it later to review the journey and create wire-frames on top of each step.
|Creating Perfect User Flows for Smooth UX||Article||View|
It is a key activity to understand the tasks and motivations of the user group for whom you are designing. Interviews may be formally scheduled, or just informal chats.
|How to Conduct User Interviews||Article||View|
|How to do a user interview (from Google Ventures updated)||Video||View|
|A collection of questions to ask during your customer development and user research interviews.||Template||View|
User journey mapping creates a timeline of all touch-points between a customer and your organization, including all channels they happen in.
|How to Create a Customer Journey Map||Article||View|
It is a discipline which combines design and information development in order to develop and communicate a media message to a target audience.
|Why Visual Design Is More Than Meets the Eye||Article||View|