Recently, the AnswerLab crew “shipped up to Boston” for the annual Boston UXPA Conference, and while no wooden legs were found we all most definitely had a blast. On the eve of the conference, we hosted a trivia night to test the UX knowledge of our peers at a local pub. We spent the following [...]
While in-depth user research is invaluable for honing insights throughout the development cycle, some design and development teams will benefit from studies with a rapid turnaround time, performed with fewer participants than a traditional study. These zippy studies identify the low-hanging fruit and suggest ways to move forward quickly in order to speed the design [...]
Kirk and Spock, Bert and Ernie, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid – pop culture is full of dynamic duos who are better together than alone. As user researchers we could learn a little something from these pairs. All too often we divide our research into separate bins – those that involve quantitative methods that [...]
While usability testing is critical to ensuring overall success of an experience, it’s not the only user testing method going. We want to share a quick cheat sheet to some of the most effective UX research methods we practice here at AnswerLab that you may not have tried. Learn what they are, when to use them, and why you should.
An Expert Evaluation Can Bring Your Digital Strategy into Focus This time of year, the AnswerLab team consults with many of our clients who are in the thick of year-end planning for various User Experience projects – whether it be a site redesign, enhancement, or new app. As year-end deadlines draw near, there are often [...]