Card sorting is a simple technique for discovering the groups or categories of a content set.

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How can you compare card-sorting results from users that have a linear process to users that have a hierarchy tree process?

I have conducted a few open cardsorting sessions these past weeks. I saw something happen that I haven't seen happening in a cardsorting before and I would like to know how to best analyse these ...
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Quantitative Analysis of Cardsort Data

I'm working on some quantitative analysis procedures for cardsort (rank-ordering) type data. Are there established best practices for something like this? I was thinking cluster analysis, logit ...
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Card sort with 'Don't know' group

I've recently piloted an open card sort, and have had some feedback suggesting that respondents should be told that they can add a 'Don't know' group if they're not sure where to put cards. I'm ...
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Collecting testing recruits without using a recruiting firm

I just started at a small design firm that's branching out into doing some UX and one of the things I'd really like to do is start trying to work simple testing into our workflow (maybe starting with ...
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Appropriate level of granularity in a card sort for a web app

When putting together a card sort for a web application, what level of granularity is appropriate for each card? For example, is the function "forward an email to a distribution list" granular ...
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Card Sorting to determine the correct term

I understand the premise of card sorting and its benefit. My question, how do you use card sorting to determine the correct term that we want to use on the site. For example under Media we can have ...
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Derive universal mental model from bunch of user mental models, good practice or not?

If you have a bunch of mental models derived from card sort and user interview data from a single user group, is it okay to attempt to form a universal mental model by looking at patterns in the ...
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Numbering Cards for Card Sorting Excercise

I am going to be conducting various card sorting exercises with a small group soon and I have a question about how to label some of the cards. I have about 6 that will contain words that I would like ...
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How to validate large-scale IA without skewing data? Crowd-sourced techniques?

I am pitching for a job that requires validation of the information architecture of a very large health and social care website of around 6500 pages. Here is my approach: Analyse existing ...
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Does anyone know of a web based card sort tool with the possibility for a participant to add own cards? [closed]

I need to do a remote card sort (with people on the other side of the Atlantic) and the setup I have had with clients here in real life has given them the opportunity to add cards themselves. This is ...
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Any value to gathering qualitative data from card sorts?

One of the best tools I've found for card sort experiments seems to be websort, mainly because you can just send out a link for participants to go through the exercise at their own convenience. ...
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Experience of Card Sorting Tool [closed]

While re-building a website you would probably like to re-design the way content is grouped together according to user preferences. One thing that is very useful is a card-sorting tool which ...