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Research: Usability Testing

UXmatters has published 143 articles on the topic Usability Testing.

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  1. Choosing the Right Metrics for User Experience

    June 2, 2014

    Metrics are the signals that show whether your UX strategy is working. Using metrics is key to tracking changes over time, benchmarking against iterations of your own site or application or those of competitors, and setting targets.

    Although most organizations are tracking metrics like conversion rate or engagement time, often they do not tie these metrics back to design decisions. The reason? Their metrics are too high level. A change in your conversion rate could relate to a design change, a promotion, or something that a competitor has done. Time on site could mean anything. Read More

  2. Resolutions for UX Researchers

    February 8, 2021

    Even though, to most of us, 2020 felt a lot longer than the typical year, it’s finally behind us! Now, as we’ve moved into 2021, many UX researchers are thinking about making or have even committed to New Year’s resolutions.

    As a UX researcher, what UX research resolutions are you thinking about striving toward throughout the upcoming months of 2021? It’s never too early or too late to commit to making positive changes in your career. In this article, I’ll discuss a few career-enhancing UX research resolutions that I’ve made in the past or that I’m currently aiming toward during 2021. Read More

  3. Conducting User Interviews, Usability Testing, and Surveys

    January 10, 2022

    When I began my career as a UX designer, many product developers shared the aspiration of building great products with numerous features. While building great products is a worthy goal, teams often paid little attention to users’ real needs when deciding what features to build, which is a great shame. App development is not just about creating a product but about solving a problem for users. As an essential part of human-centered design, user research helps us to crystallize users’ problems and create solutions that directly address them.

    As a design lead, I make user research an integral part of my team’s design process. We use various approaches to interacting with users to help us tailor the end product to the audience’s needs. In this article, I’ll share some of my experiences conducting different types of user research, focusing mainly on in-depth user interviews, usability testing, and surveys, but we’ve used all of the approaches that Figure 1 depicts. You’ll learn how to use each of these types of user research and discover useful methods of collecting and analyzing users’ thoughts. Read More

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