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Questions tagged [user-research]

Comprises multiple methods for gaining insight into user needs and behaviours from real end users.

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spacing between global search and menu

I'm in the process of creating an application store. The following is the wireframe for it. Now I want to make the search bar globally available regardless of the page the user is. So I made the ...
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What processes, workflows or software currently exist to manage, schedule, and compensate UX research participants? [closed]

The question: What operational systems, methods, softwares, workflows, or personal processes exist for ux researchers to manage, schedule, and compensate their research participants? Why I ask: I ...
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Mixing breadcrumbs with a Back button

The following is a web app store wireframe. The app listing has used a card layout and the search is on the left top of the listing. download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq ...
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How to display an average of Number of views to a user?

I would like to show the user that we are giving him an average from 100 to 120 So whats better: more than 100 views? from 100 to 120? ~100? We have 3 plans and each one has an average number of ...
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How to perform User Research with minimal budget?

I'm business analyst on a project that creates new UI for existing system for public non commercial organization. System has about 9 screens, 3-4 main screens and other secondary screens (less usable ...
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Is it a good idea to showing balance in transfer, confirmation and success screen

I just want to understand the experience of showing the balance in any transfer, confirmation and success screen would make sense. If yes / no, what could be the down fall of it and reasons. Please ...
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Number keyboard UX

Hello Folks. I just wanted to understand what research results show why the number keyboard consists of letters which are not used. Why is this needed? The number keyboard should have only numbers, ...
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How does providing users with the option to flag wrong content influence the perception of product quality?

We're providing various learning content on our webpage. Sometimes users send us emails complaining about specific content that we need to fix. Without further description it is often quite difficult ...
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Best approach to implement a user survey

We have a site where a user has to fill out series of forms including personal details for purpose of employment screening. At the end of the process (or the user journey), we'd like to provide the ...
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After how many second staying on splash screen does a user give up on using the app?

I'm doing a study on apps' splash screen durations. Some of the apps require a long loading time before showing the content. From your experience or study, how long does it take for a user to quit ...
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Designing Experimental Webapps and Avoiding Bias

I am designing a webapp for psychological research and my goal is two fold: Make a user feel as though they can trust this experiment (especially when they look at the consent form). University IRB ...
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How to find CEO's to interview for B2B product research?

I'm the sole UX guy with a local startup on a B2B product in the business intelligence space. The problem is though: our product is geared more towards CEO and C-level types - not the people you can ...
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Should I trust other people's opinions, or only the stakeholder?

I self-learning UX/UI right now. My friend asked me to improve interface in his application that will be used to organize every city event. The stakeholders are city officials who will be deciding on ...
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Microcopy - Upgrade Once / Lifetime Upgrade / One-time Upgrade

I have a freemium iOS only mobile app that i'm currently working on. The app give the user free limited access, and when the user requests access to a premium feature, I'm popping the option to ...
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Interviewing a group of users [duplicate]

I am organising some interviews with existing users to validate existing and future features for a product. I had everything planned to run individual interviews, consisting of general questions and ...
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How do you keep research participants in a small pool anonymous?

For my project, I try to conduct anonymous user research...but it's with folks whose roles as users are so unique, that they can be easily identified simply from their role/demographic information. ...
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Is it possible for a web application to be *too* fast?

Note, I've seen: How fast is too fast?, and What to do when loading is TOO fast? so I want to clarify the non-duplicity: I'm not asking about the animations, but more or less about the application in ...
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Generative research - methods for finding areas of improvement in an existing app

I'm frankly surprised by the lack of questions on here about generative research. This is the tenth question ever posted here about it. Regardless, I'm finding myself at an impasse in approaching ...
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Updating old personas within an existing product

What kind of a way do you choose to update the old personas of an existing product? Interview and gather qualitative data from a wide range of random users of the product and then create personas ...
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Is there any difference between the user research done during design thinking and that done during ux design?

Empathize phase of design thinking usually needs a user research. But are there any particular differences in terms of analysis tools & techniques, research methods etc for the user research done ...
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What are some templates in which the user research results can be presented in a very understandable way?

There is the User Persona and Empathy Mapping which presents information about the users in a simple way. But are there any other templates? I am looking for ways to present user information to Non-...
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Find out which design is best

I have two designs which I would like to send to our customers to find out which one they would rather use. What would be the best way to collect the results for this? Thanks Steve
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UX Best Practices for Web Controls

I've searched for something like UX Best Practices for using Web Controls. I thought Google, Apple or Microsoft would have something like that but I can't seem to find anything on it. No studies ...
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What is best practice for a search feature in an application for police investigators?

The options are: A) to keep the search field minimalist and expect users to browse through a fairly high number of results. B) to add "advanced search" features that are going to make the query ...
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Are there any usability evaluations of Scrollytelling article formats ?

I've been seeing a trend in the online news and data visualization world of presenting information paired with some sort of data that changes dynamically as you scroll down. Here is an example from ...
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Explaining user research process better?

Wondering if anyone has any frameworks or ideas on how to explain your usability analysis and then research plan development process better. I'm noticing I'm very bad at this. I go to the usual doing ...
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Multiple selections field for touchscreen device

i'm trying to find an intuitive way to display a multiple products selector. The user has the possibility to select multiple product in the following screenshot. The problem is that most of the ...
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What is first, a customer journey map, personas creation or user cases?

I am in the beggining of a new app, and I would like to know the order of the tasks: after the questions to the users and stakeholders, what is the order? a customer journey map, personas creation or ...
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Looking for Research on Loss Aversion

We're dealing with an ongoing research process and finding some noticeable pain points, specifically related to loss aversion (this is for a risk investments app). After lots of brainstorming, we're ...
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Video Clipping - Best practices

Are there any best practices for Video Clipping UX? For desktop only. I noticed some common UI patterns: Ribbon Clipping box Set/Mark in/out Timeline (various steps) Q1: When the user drags the ...
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0 in count field for number of rows to display per page in a table view

I have a count field in my page whose screenshot is attached. When I enter 0 it lists all the records and doesn't show the 0 in the count field. What is the standard way or user satisfactory way to ...
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Should designers focus on the users they want or the ones they already have?

Beyond the general UX rules, what is the best for a company/ a product, to focus on the existing type of users or on the users they target?
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Card sorting with user who have never seen your product before

Context I've invited potential users to come in and look at our portal. These people only know what we do, but have never seen the UI of our portal. We will tell them about what we do and after that ...
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Best order of user research

Context I'm planning on doing user testing and research to help improve the UI and UX of our portal/website.There are a lot tools to help improve your product. Think of tools like card sorting, user ...
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Research for existing websites [closed]

I am new to the UX research field and I'm looking for insight on how to conduct research on products that already exist, (in this case, websites). My boss is asking me to find out very specific ...
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Is it possible to create proto-personas just with quantitative research?

I have been asked by one of my client that use our current surveys and google analytics and create Proto-Personas for our Website. The website is quite complex. They don't want to spend any money ...
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Do PWAs (progressive web apps) have experience advantages over Native apps? [closed]

Given the hype over PWAs, are there real advantages compared to native apps? How does this as a single platform change the experience?
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Contextual Observation & Best UX methods to adopt - Practical approach

Contextual observation is done at the user environment and i am aware of it. But in the banking sector, the users profile would be general public. what is the screening methods and who is this been ...
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How many users will I lose with iOS permission prompts?

Let's say I have an app, and I need to request a permission from the user to use the main use case of the app. This permission request happens the first time that the user opens the app. Scenario A: ...
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Should product filter be disabled if it only works for one checkbox at a time?

My company is about to launch a new version of the product website but the filter system is not quite functional. The problem is that users only can check one filter item at a time to sort products. ...
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How can I make a good user experience if all users are different?

As a front-end developer with big interest in UX Design ... I've read many articles and good books about UX. I'm confused about something that appears to be a major part of UX philosophy: You ...
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UX Gamification: Achievements, Medals, Badges, or Trophies?

I am a developer in an upcoming Social Media App project, and within my application, I have incorporated a points and reward system to increase user retention and engagement. I'm stuck between these ...
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What could be possible ways to make users renew their plan on mobile app

We have an application where users have to subscribe to health plans for 3,6,or 12 months. Once the subscription is about to expire we need to send, remind and prompt users to renew their subscription....
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Functional screening (Technology Acceptance Model)

So I have been introduced into a project with the product basically already developed. However, I am to do a functional screening survey on the product to a user pilot testing group. What does a ...
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How to display research findings in portfolio [duplicate]

I am a bit confused about how to display qualitative research findings in a UX research portfolio. I know that people spend like a minute on each project and I don't know how to quickly give them a ...
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What is the Design principle behind the Search ( Locality ) ?. See the Case

I am working on a bike rental platform. currently i my search follows the CASE #1 but i want to know what would be the user experience if there is an option to select the locality in which the user ...
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Learn about your users

Our users use the app in a very private and natural context that is not really reproducible in a lab. What is the best way to learn about our users and how they use our app? Invite them for interviews?...
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How to design a website with zero user data?

Whenever I think of this condition, I get confused. If my business is dependent user data, then how should I think of the design from scratch? What should I do to collect data from users or encourage ...
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Comparative Study on Retention Rate

Our competitor has a very similar App with almost identical features and use cases. We know that he has better retention rates. What is the best way to find out why? One idea I have is to find users ...
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How do you diagnose low retention?

A client of mine recently reported that they're not satisfied with the retention rate on their web application ( intended to help lawyers with the administration of their firms). This stemmed from ...