Articles about Observation & Notetaking

Boozeability: The Rise of Drunk User Testing

Conducting user research in a party atmosphere setting is growing in popularity but comes with ethical risks and methodology concerns. [Read More]

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]

Follow the Flow: Using Mind-Mapping to Capture User Feedback

Mind-mapping can provide a visual representation of user feedback during usability testing. It can be a valuable tool for capturing non-linear data flow. [Read More]