What does the future hold for the UX field? We talked to East Carolina University’s Guiseppe Getto, a UX professor, researcher, and consultant, about teaching UX and looking into the field’s future in the hands of today’s students.
At TryMyUI, we believe that usability testing informs good web design. Even the best UX designers need to take a step back and view their project from the end user’s perspective, simply because as humans we tend to get caught up in our own biases.
We also believe that usability testing is one of the most valuable things a company can do for itself to drive up conversion rates and communicate the right message to visitors.
Simply put, it’s a tool that results in a better outcome on all sides.
We talked to Derek Olson of Foraker Labs and Chandika Bhandari of Seattle AppLab in an hour-long webinar (view the full recording here) November 4th about the challenges of designing usable mobile sites and apps and our solutions for improving mobile UX. This is a recap of the Q&A segments.
We talked to Jeff Sauro of MeasuringU October 9th in an hour-long webinar on the System Usability Scale. This is a recap of the Q&A segment.
This interview was conducted by Clark Buckner from TechnologyAdvice.com (which provides coverage content on innovative training games and much more). Be sure to check out their Tech Conference Calendar. TryMyUI Co-Founder Ritvij Gautam shared 7 tips for a successful website with TechnologyAdvice host Clark Buckner. In 2014, TryMyUI was acquired by Survey Analytics, a Seattle-based software company that offers multi-platform market research solutions in over 30 industries. TryMyUI provides usability.. Read More
Just last week, we announced Survey Analytics’ acquisition of the usability testing company TryMyUI and we are all very excited for what’s coming next. We had an opportunity to dig in and get some dirt from the young and vibrant Co-Founder Ritvij Gautam (you can call him Rit) about what this means for him and what’s next for TryMyUI. In case you missed out earlier, TryMyUI is a usability testing platform that.. Read More
Woolik.com develops cool tools for browsers that personalize and improve the user experience. The first tool available helps saves time while searching by providing logos of familiar sites and brands within the Google search results. Ido Sever — Woolik’s co-founder, CEO and product manager — has been incorporating TryMyUI as part of Woolik’s R&D cycle. Woolik just released a beta version of its Web 2.0 site, so we asked Ido.. Read More
Last month, we announced a new feature in TryMyUI that optimizes user feedback for prototypes and wireframes. Wireframes traditionally lack many of the design and visual elements that real people outside your project team rely on to make sense of a website or application. This poses a special challenge when it comes to usability testing on wireframes. If users have the wrong expectations during usability testing, they may be confused.. Read More
Improving website usability is consistently a challenge for companies – whether a startup or a large enterprise. There’s a plethora of information and healthy debate on what user experience research methods should be used and when. When it comes to quantitative versus qualitative research, best practices suggest a mix of qualitative and quantitative approaches to effectively capture a more holistic perspective. A challenge, however, is how to combine qualitative and.. Read More
We learn so much from our customers, and wanted to pass on the goodness. We recently checked in with Andy Shield, founder of Red Bullet, a research-led web development agency based in the UK. Andy lives and breathes usability research, and uses OpenHallway (TryMyUI’s sister company). Thanks for your perspective, Andy! What’s the best part about your job? Insight. I’ve always found usability tests fascinating and the insight we’ve gained.. Read More