Thoughts on listening to users

Learning UX with TryMyUI EDU

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?”

#ourUXflow Webinar: Q&A

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.

Dissection of a UX team

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In our team’s UX workflow, each member has a very defined set of skills and tasks to complete. When a project arrives, the workload is divided and every part of the team is responsible for meeting deadlines and delivering high quality products. We all work within 1 of 3 roles: UX Architect, Visual Designer and Front-end Developer…

Collaborative UX Webinar: Q&A

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.

Optimizing design with data: A case study with Crown Bees

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.

Take me out to the ball game

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…

New horizons: Bringing UX to the survey design field

Surveys are everywhere. Millions go out every day, to people responding as customers, employees, citizens, members, attendees, and every other capacity. Seismic decisions rest on survey data; million-dollar sums hang in the balance. So much effort is put towards driving up response rates, and yet so little attention is paid to getting higher-quality data.

What are the obstacles to improving the quality of survey data? And how can UX help to solve these problems?

Finding Nuance Webinar: Q&A

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We got together with UX designer Mariano Andres Garcia and UX professor Guiseppe Getto to talk about how you can optimize your usability research to get the most insight out of it and get beyond the obvious issues to see the more subtle usability problems. Here is a recap of the Q&A from the webinar.

The UXCrowd Webinar: Q&A

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On December 9 we hosted a webinar with Rob Hoehn of Ideascale and Rob Aseron, former head of user research at Zynga diving into the utilities of crowdsourcing and how it can be used to expedite the user research process and improve feedback. Below is the Q&A segment of the webinar.

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