The diverse topics covered on our blog in 2016 included AR/VR, mobile gaming, big data, abstract ideas about creativity and the psychology of usability, and lots of how-tos for improving user testing methods. These are the 10 most widely-read articles of the past year.
Healthcare tech is allowing patient experiences to move beyond the confines of hospital walls and be integrated into people’s lives with user-friendly, accessible applications and devices. To create these kinds of platforms for patient empowerment, though, requires a lot of careful, thorough, and sensitive research.
The TryMyUI blog’s top 10 most widely-circulated user testing articles of 2015, from UX Wars to crowdsourced usability and the new horizons of UX.
“It’s easy to boil the job of UX Architect down into a single word like ‘design,’ but putting it so simplistically is only true in a very narrow sense. Design – elegant, usable design – is the end goal of the job, but what I really do for TryMyUI is to create a vision for the product.”
I had never heard of usability testing, let alone TryMyUI, when I started the UX design class at ECU. The entire class was very intimidating in the first few days. Our task was to test the NC Coastal Atlas website with users and to make recommendations for the design team. The idea was great, but my first thought was, “Where do I start?”
On July 23, TryMyUI hosted a webinar to talk about how to reach team synchronicity in an iterative UX design process. Ritvij Gautam, CEO of TryMyUI, joined by Jennifer Romano Bergstrom, UX Researcher of Facebook, shared insights on iterative UX and how to create an efficient team workflow. Here is a recap of the Q&A from the webinar.
For music lovers around the world, Spotify has become the go-to for streaming and sharing music over the past few years. However, with its new music streaming service entering the ring last week, Apple has set out to challenge that market dominance. But will users be convinced to make the switch?
On June 25, we hosted a webinar with TryMyUI’s Co-Founder and CEO, Ritvij Gautam, on collaborative UX workflows. Ritvij discussed the challenges common on UX teams and ways to achieve synchronicity through collaborative analysis. Here’s a recap of the live Q&A segment from the webinar.
What does data-driven design look like in action? We worked with conversion rate optimizer PayBoard to improve a niche commerce website called Crown Bees, an information and supplies site for amateur beekeepers. With a combination of quantitative visitor metrics and qualitative usability testing, we identified some critical ways in which the site could perform better.
Each year as spring arrives, the 30 teams of Major League Baseball head to Arizona and Florida to kick off spring training. Every day for a month and a half, the players train, drill, and play scrimmages in preparation for the regular season. This month and a half provides two valuable returns for the teams…