Questions tagged [data-collection]

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How to verify that services are being used by a customer

I have a project, which is sending surveys to customers as soon as they use certain services like restaurants, beauty salons,...so how can these customers verify that they actually used this service? ...
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how to implement in-page surveys efficiently?

We are planning to release a feature soon named "Duplicate ad Campaign". Our users are external company employees and till now after releasing any features, we were getting their feedback about the ...
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To show “treat entered string text” to null & empty?

It's regarding the better representation of showing these option. I would like to explain in an elaborative way. "A user can set data modification setting for further use. which might help other ...
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Is a CardView-based UI the best approach to section rich content? [closed]

Im working on a "smart-home section" that is beeing redesigned at the momment and i'm not quite sure about the approach of our designers. My question is: Is a CardView based UI the best approach to a ...
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Gated content: Asking users to fill in a short survey(2-5 questions) before allowing to download a free product

We are currently working on updating our website. all products we have require a user login as they all communicate with our cloud. So to use any of our products users will still need to sign up for ...
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Should I store ZipCode on Storage?

I'm working on an e-commerce website and there is the zip code field (in Brazil we call it CEP) that is a data that can be very usefull, for example, I can get most of the address information (city, ...
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Questions regarding biological sex seen as offensive?

I have been tasked with creating a new front-end for an insurance company, the idea being to provide rough quotes based on filling out a questionnaire, the back-end quote generation etc. is all ...
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Asking data from multiple users on the same screen - good or bad UX?

I'm currently working on a data enrichment flow for credit card holders. We're missing some (for us at least) important data for both main card holders and their extra card holders. Since the same ...
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Why are labels more important than values in forms?

This is something I always wondered: when designing a form, why do labels hold more weight than values when values are what matter? Consider the following examples (left column is form fields, right ...
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Handling gender in statistical test data

Context: imagine we're collecting data for a statistical analysis where biological sex is a factor (for example to determine optimal drugs dosage.) Problem: when operator (the one who will insert ...
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UX implications - EU General Data Protection Regulation

I'm struggling to find any UX-specific guidance on the impact of GDPR - the new EU data protection regulation - coming into force May 2018. From the reading I have done so far, I've identified use-...
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Design principles: Lean data vs. bloated data

I've been tasked with designing tables to store civil infrastructure asset data. Users have asked for a multitude of fields in the tables. For instance, they've asked for 50+ fields in a roads table. ...
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Should you autosave when app is minimized?

I'm developing an Android app that allows users to fill out different types of forms (input types = text, numbers, and sliders for certain numbers). The save button is in the top-right corner, in the ...
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feature prioritization

I want to prioritize a list of features that our customer facing application does not currently have. I've first taken a look at our CSR call data to discover what services our customers call-in most ...
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Which method to create a data map?

What kind of workshop or method do you use when you need to collect all the information the user needs in its app ? I am working on a predictive tool for a big industrial client. Basically, he needs ...
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Is it correct to design personas from use cases provided by stakeholder?

I am currently creating personas for a new project. I don't have any user data except for the use cases provided by the stakeholder.I did competitive analysis and identified few interaction issues(...
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How to encourage users to report data issues?

Our product uses large amounts of third party data to sell products to our customers. Sometimes this data is really well structured, clean, and accurate. Other times, it's not so much. Images can be ...
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Gamification for knowledge management database or not?

I wonder if gamification will produce a lot of content only for the purpose of creating content and playing, receiving badges etc. You're all experts for that question, since you are using stack ...
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How to efficiently show lots of profile data in a glance?

We're in the process of creating an International Directory System for our Employees (which would provide details of Employees - summary of their education, experience, contact, and social media ...
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Designing questionnaires to avoid 'false negatives' / missing data

I'm designing a UI for a long and complex questionnaire, to do with legal services. My client feels that almost every section should start with a "Does this apply? Y/N" question, forcing the user to ...
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Easy and intuitive way to prompt the user for data entry throughout the day? (iOS app)

What are some easy, seamless ways to prompt an iOS/mobile user to input data throughout the day (e.g. for a food diary), from both the notification and the data entry perspective? So far the best ...
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Should I offer a download with limited free service or registration?

I am building an app that offers a service that aggregates various information to a user's mobile. I want users to register when they download the app but am worried there might be a bigger drop off ...
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What is the best way to represent historical data?

I have a project with multiple test cases. Each of these test cases contain data related to their failure and success for each run as well as the time taken for the API calls during each execution. ...
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Detect when user leaves a site

Many sites open a popup asking to register, or to fill in a survey, when they "detect" the user is leaving the website: I think some are showing the popup after a certain amount of time, like 15-30 ...
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How do I make every user's data “the most important”?

I'm working on an internal website for our employees. [Apologies if this background is too vague, but this isn't a public-facing website.] This site tracks a huge amount of data made up of many ...
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Using a Mixture of Record-Editing UI Strategies

I’m working on an application that will keep various types of records that vary from adding or editing two entities (name and uploaded document) to a user added either by searching through the ...
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is text preferable over digits?

I want to display datasets with a field called "criticality". This field should contain either a digit from 1 to 3 or texts like "High", "Medium", "Low". What do you think, which representation is ...
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What are the best ways to capture/organize usability test data for interpretation?

I'm in the process of doing some usability testing this week for one our iOS apps. We're having them attempt a few targeted tasks to test goals like New users should be able to signup with their ...
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What are some examples of merging duplicate songs for music libraries? [closed]

In some cases, music libraries are really big and it's no surprise you find a few compilations that share the same song. The idea is simple: Create logic to remove the duplicate so you can save ...
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What's a better term for database “front-end” vs “back-end” for non-technical users?

I routinely develop small data collection systems for a variety of purposes. One issue I frequently encounter is what to refer to the front-end as to users. They're just about tech-savvy enough to ...
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How to improve anonymous statistics reporting rate?

There are many different organizations starting to collect usage statistics in an attempt to improve the usability or user experience of their software. One of the common frustration when designing an ...
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What is the best way to show that something expects a Collection (or array)

My general question is; Is they a way to explain loops (or the traversal of a collection) to customers, without any understanding in informatics ? For example an analogy that everybody could ...
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User interface for uploading, verifying, and importing data into database

A common task in many applications is when an end user, and not necessarily a power user, has to upload and import a spreadsheet of data (.csv or .xls) from an external source so that the external ...
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Should I save mail list subscription information for users who unsubscribe?

I'm planning a possible email subscription management system for our company. Users will voluntarily opt-in for initial registration, and can control which specific mailing lists they'll be ...
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Mobile, “Show Remaining” or “Show All”?

In a mobile screen I have n data items in collection, but I am limited to show first 3 or 4 items from it. For the rest I can put a button below 3rd or 4th item which can lead my user to a popup where ...
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Is it ok to give “OTHERS” as an option in gender category? [duplicate]

Normally we have sex as: 1) male 2) female I just added "others" option in the list.My teacher when checked the form, she was annoyed and suggested it should be removed. So is it really an bad ...
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Best way to display domain/workgroup name in the datagrid of computer list

We are have been developing the application for distributed computer network, and every computer can be domain member or workgroup member. So we have a view, where all computers are listed in the ...
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Delay on keystroke when search as you type

I'm deploying an instant search on my Windows app. At the first implementation, when the user types a key, the search engine makes a query and returns the results. I thought that that wasn't too ...
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Collecting Information for Project Management System from non Computer Workers

I am working with some colleagues on an Appraisal System for our company - a control systems company. This new system includes Annual Appraisals and Project Management - we are piloting the system and ...
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UX around open data [closed]

I'm looking to better understand Web User Experience around the opening of data by organizations. An example is what the world bank has done with their data, see this. So I'm looking for: Notes, ...
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UX for remote service login with slow connection

I'm having trouble deciding on the correct balance between program complexity (cache, separate launch process for no-data) and best user experience. How do you decide? Remote data is required to use ...
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Best type of UX for a asking visitors on a site a question?

I am trying to design a UX that allows random visitors on a website to quickly give us information about what books they/their child are reading in school. The site itself is a company that provides ...
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collecting items from a table

I have the following scenario: User needs to search for some terms in a database The resulting terms can be "collected" and then exported Some users, before collecting new terms, can compare with the ...
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What is best practice for data protection on a registration form?

This is in part a UX and a legal (UK) question. Is there a best practice in terms of opt in statements for data protection for registration. I have had our CRM team suggest that we should include ...
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How best to integrate an exit survey

I would like to add a couple of surveys to recently deployed sites and I really need to know how a visitor found the experience. Ideally I would have a number of participants to interview but I'm ...
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Data Entry Add Compare Confirm

Looking for some feedback on if there is a well known approach for this. Please note that my graphics are just for example and look much worse in the actual application. A user has the authorization ...
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Interface using multiple fields to collect complex data

I'm working on an application for storing complex Urology stone data and want to design and implement an interface that is natural and easy to use. This is the data that needs to be collected for a ...
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What should be the default view of a large collection of data (that can be filtered) on a web page?

I have a web page that shows projects (but it could be anything) in an html table (one row per project). There is a filter button at the top that allows users to can filter by a number of different ...
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Simple user input for reminder interface

I'm developing a very simple application where the user enters in important dates they need to remember (Holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, religious holidays etc). Additionally, for dates where ...
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address form fields

I'm developing a website that displays information about European festivals, including their addresss. Given that different countries use different address formats, I'm wondering what is the best "one ...