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Using Statistical Analysis and Tests on Users' data

I have a Master's degree in HCI. As a master's student, I had to pass some Stats courses at university. Within these courses, we were familiarized with tests like T-Tests and we were required to run ...
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Steps for Website evaluation

I've been asked to do a website review and evaluation and suggest improvements. The website is live and running, what should the steps be for this kind of work?
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Criteria for what qualifies as a heuristic violation?

I've been conducting a heuristic evaluation on a web application with roughly 15 evaluators, all of whom are single experts (i.e. familiar with the application but not usability experts). We're using ...
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Task completion rate increased from 53% to 73% but still under the standard average of 78%

A tree testing conducted for a website navigation and the result was 53% then, we redesigned the information architecture and produced a new tree testing with the new navigation. The result improved ...
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A method for consistency comparison of multiple products

Are there any good methods / tools / templates for evaluating the consistency of multiple websites from one product family in terms of UI components, patterns, button placements, labelling, date ...
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SUS evaluation on the same system but different sections and participants

Would it be okay to use 2 SUS scores to come up with a single score in the case I explain below: I conducted a user testing for a banking mobile app, the app under investigation has lots of tasks ...
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User testing, novice outperforms experts

Happy new year to all! Recently we are working on the findability of content elements by running tree testing. At the results, we encountered that novice users are better at finding correct options ...
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Which ergonomic criteria would justify the behavior of redirecting the user to a 404 redirect page?

Assuming UX experts are familiar with the Bastien & Scarpin Ergonomics Criteria, How would you classify the behavior of user clicking in a link and being redirect to a 404 page? I'm struggling to ...
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How to clearly distinguish a login page from a register page?

I recently conducted a series of user experience evaluation sessions for a prototype application that had been developed with the goal of capturing user experience bottlenecks and other issues. Each ...
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Have to quantify ux? [duplicate]

I was assigned by the lecturer to conduct a user experience evaluation on an existing website. Then in the question, he asked us how you quantify user experience and heuristic that you will be using ...
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How to evaluate a console application?

I have to perform an end-user evaluation on a console application. the application is a sort of a software library, i.e., a series of commands that a programmer can use to perform some specific tasks ...
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Validate user experience for expert users

I am a computer scientist, and I have contributed in building a strongly technical solution (cloud-based, scalable) for the computation of large data volumes in short time. Such platform offers ...
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What are the best methods to test/validate a set of user interface design guidelines for a concept product that does not exist yet?

As part of my PhD, I designed a set of user interface design guidelines for an in-vehicle device. This device does not exist at the moment. What would be the best methods to test/validate these ...
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How to setup the Usability Test and how to evaluate the results?

I am new to UX and trying to learn all the methodologies. I am now learning and understand how setup the Usability Tests and how to hen evaluate the results. Can you please share some of your real ...
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Getting a dev team to understand the importance of small details

As we know, in UX design it is important to care about pixel level details in addition to the big picture. Meaning that all UI elements are perfectly aligned, correct colour, etc. However, from time ...
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Sharing UX findings with the development team [closed]

We have a small dev team where I am the sole UX designer. So as everyone knows, we can identify UX design issues with various method, e.g., via heuristic evaluation and usability testing. Furthermore, ...
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Should I ask the user to complete the task as fast as she can in user test?

I need to evaluate insurance auto quote process which has 3-4 pages of forms to fill. I have designed a prototype with two variations and want to test which of them is easier to use. So I plan to ...
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A concrete approach to user evaluation

I am conducting a research in which I plan to rely on user-centered design methodology. If my understanding of this methodology is correct, it is important to have many iterations in the end of which ...
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When evaluating prototypes, how can I ensure the user evaluates specific aspects instead of the product/design as a whole?

I've heard about this issue from different people and written sources. When building prototypes one would like evaluation from users. One type of evaluation is, for each functionality, whether it is ...
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Lab-Based vs. Field-based study for mobile (location-based) application

Hopefully I've found the right corner of StackExchange... Coming to my point, a few information are needed. The following paragraph is nothing more than an introduction, but might be important for my ...
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Is conducting a UX review while drunk a good idea?

http://theuserisdrunk.com/ A system should be easy to use. My question: will a drunk user be more error prone and likely to expose the flaws in a website more easily?
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Reference for words that can be used to describe how users 'feel' or 'experience' when it comes to qualitative user experience evaluation?

I remember reading about some study for the Microsoft Ribbon design (this could be wrong) where a list of words were provided to the user to describe what they feel or experience either when they see ...
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Is it appropriate to discussed the proposed usability method in literature review or in methodology chapter?

I need some clarification on where to put the proposed usability evaluation method in my thesis. Is it appropriate to discuss it in literature review chapter or in research methodology chapter of my ...
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Involving end users with UAT for software development

I just had a project manager and developers request we use end-users for User Acceptance Testing. They want end-users to try and break the software prior to launch. This really caught me off guard. ...
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How to evaluate the impact or satisfaction of users for user-driven design decisions?

One of the progression of user-centric design methodologies is to engage the end-users in design decisions rather than just using them as a feedback mechanism. This is supported by many common tools (...