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Lots of new UX research tools are popping up. Which ones can help us make our research more efficient?

17 tools that will streamline your UX research

There’s a wave of UX research tools popping up across the design industry. It seems like new products or features are released every week.

You might be wondering which ones are worth the investment.

In my experience, using the right tool can make your UX research a lot leaner. You…

Insightful user research can be expensive. Let’s explore how to plan, conduct, synthesize, and document more impactful research.

Insightful user research can be expensive. Let’s explore how to plan, conduct, synthesize, and document more impactful research.

Insightful user research can be expensive and time consuming.

There are many to cut down the cost of research, but one of the most important is to focus on extracting as much value as possible from your existing research efforts.

Let’s explore ways to maximize your research to make it…

A good facilitator knows that activities are the building blocks of UX workshops.

33 activity ideas for remote ux workshops

Getting activities right is at the core of creating a workshop that’s worth everyone’s time. Let’s skip all the idle talk about why workshops are important and get straight into a big list of remote-friendly activities.

Save this page to reference later when you’re planning your next workshop. Each exercise…

User personas can be problematic. Is there a way to turn them into a useful resource?

How can we make user personas useful?

User personas are controversial. They’re built with great intentions, and then break down. People aren’t sure how to create them. They sit in drawers and hang on the wall, forgotten or ignored.

But personas can be very beneficial if they’re created and used properly.

Here are a few reasons why…

Jordan Bowman

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