Articles by Emily J. Schroeder

Photo of Emily J. SchroederEmily J. Schroeder manages the usability practice at, where she has increased the involvement of the practice throughout project lifecycles by conducting a wide variety of user research and consulting activities. In the past, Emily was a senior information architect for Philips Design, contributing to a wide variety of healthcare and consumer electronics websites and intranets, including the award-winning Philips Online Shop.

Engaging Study Observers: An Overlooked Step in User Research

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Observer participation is an important piece in conducting usability. A little work up front can help engage observers more effectively. [Read More]