Archive: research tips

Three ways UX research supports accessible product design

Designing accessible products through UX research can create better user experiences for all when researchers are knowledgeable about accessibility and accessible designs, recruit those with a wide range of accessibility needs throughout the UX process, and offer accessible participation options like in-home testing.

So, your recruit fell apart… now what?

With the thousands of projects managed over the years, we feel like we’ve “seen it all.” While rare, in spite of the amount of preparation and planning, sometimes things don’t go as expected.

When it comes to voice print UX, what is our role as researchers?

During a recent study, we asked participants how long they thought they would have to speak in order for their voice to be uniquely recognized (i.e., voice print). While their estimates varied widely - from 30 seconds to 30 minutes - most people said about three to...

Recruiting methods and study logistics for human factors and user research

A stronger recruiting strategy that includes relationships with patient support groups and clinical treatment centers can provide better access to difficult-to-reach patient populations. Being intentional about how you plan the logistics of your human factors and user research can mitigate risks to validity introduced by biases.