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Jim Ross

Principal User Experience Architect at Infragistics,
Cranbury, New Jersey, USA

Jim Ross Jim has spent most of the 21st Century researching and designing intuitive and satisfying user experiences. As a UX consultant, he has worked on Web sites, mobile apps, intranets, Web applications, software, and business applications for financial, pharmaceutical, medical, entertainment, retail, technology, and government clients. He has a Masters of Science degree in Human-Computer Interaction from DePaul University.

You can read more of Jim’s thoughts on usability, user research, and user experience on his blog, Another UX Guy.

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Jim’s Articles on UXmatters

Practical Usability, Jim’s Column on UXmatters

Publishing and Presenting, Part 3: Presenting

January 2013

Publishing and Presenting, Part 2: Publishing

December 2012

Publishing and Presenting, Part 1: Yes, You Can!

November 2012

Tips on Prototyping for Usability Testing

October 2012

Observing User Research

August 2012

Why Are Contextual Inquiries So Difficult?

June 2012

Capturing User Research

April 2012

Communicating User Research Findings

February 2012

Career Advice for User Researchers

November 2011

The Ghost Hunter’s Guide to User Research

October 2011

Client Reactions to User Research Findings

August 2011

Comparing User Research Methods for Information Architecture

June 2011

User Research Is Unnatural, Part II: Making User Research More Natural

April 2011

User Research Is Unnatural (But That’s Okay), Part I

April 2011

Why Don’t Usability Problems Get Fixed?

February 2011

It’s Not a Training Issue

December 2010

Recruiting Participants for Unmoderated, Remote User Research

September 2010

Recruiting Better Research Participants

July 2010

Doing User Research Faster and Cheaper

May 2010

Sustainable User Research

March 2010


Eyetracking: Is It Worth It?

October 2009

Product Review

Review of Information Architecture Evaluation Tools: Chalkmark and Treejack

February 2010

Ask UXmatters—Jim’s Answers

Finding Your Favorite UX Conference

May 2012

How Important Are UX Degrees and Certifications?

January 2012

The Integration of User Experience into Software Development

August 2011

Designing an Office Space That Encourages Great Design

February 2011

Analyzing Data from Field Studies | Wiki Design

September 2010

Using Visuals in Presentations for a Technical Audience

August 2010

Career Alternatives to Management | Best Design Practices for Blogs

July 2010

Putting a Paper Form Online | Avoiding Dropouts and False Information | Applying Aesthetics

April 2010

Pagination in Web Forms | Evaluating the Effectiveness of Web Forms

March 2010

Label Alignment in Long Forms | Paper Prototyping for Engineers

January 2010

Usability Testing with Time Constraints | Remote Usability Testing

December 2009

Usability Testing on a Budget

November 2009

Usability Testing Versus Expert Reviews

October 2009