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Researchers and usability engineers need that pioneer spirit
Commercial research has evolved. So, too, has the study of human factors and ergonomics. While marketing research and usability engineering professionals often work in the same company on the same projects, they seldom do so together. This article discusses how marketing researchers and engineering professionals can start collaborating to blaze a trail together. Topics covered include commonalities of and distinctions between the two communities and reaching out and establishing a dialogue.
University of Michigan Medical Center turns to usability testing to fine-tune an informational Web Site on colorectal cancer
The University of Michigan Medical Center conducted focus groups in its development of a Web site about colorectal cancer.
Qualitative sample size and issue discovery power
The author presents formulas for selecting appropriate sample sizes for uncovering facts and insights using qualitative research.
User interface testing becomes accessible and cost-effective
User interface research and usability technology are useful tools for understanding how customers will respond to new software versions, but these methods can be quite expensive. This article discusses user interface testing and its less-expensive portable version.
Innovation research: Stay centered with these three principles
Observation and follow-up interviews are at the core of successful innovation research, along with understanding what's required of a product; designing for individuals; and bettering offerings through usability testing.

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Recent Articles

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What qualitative and UX researchers can learn from each other
This article focuses on how user experience research is unique in the marketing research space and why qualitative researchers must understand the differences to succeed in usability testing.
By the Numbers: How to use research to measure an app's impact
Your company’s app is a critical link to your consumers. Here’s a quick look at measuring its effectiveness.
Get creative: Seven solutions to improve usability studies
This article outlines how seven research methodologies not traditionally employed in user experience research can improve usability studies.
Qualitatively Speaking: Seven things you don’t know about usability testing
The author offers tips for conducting more useful usability studies.
Ethnography-based hybrid research stretches four continents to study workplace interaction
Herman Miller conducted a global hybrid research project to observe how people behave and collaborate in the office to inform new product development.

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