Tony Tulathimutte

[Event] User Research Friday -- Fri., Nov. 7th, 1 - 6 PM

Greetings, IxDA! Join us on November 7th for User Research Friday, a
half-day conference in San Francisco on advanced UX research topics.

Speakers include Dan Saffer (author, "Designing the User Experience"), Indi
Young (author, "Mental Models: Aligning User Strategy with Business"), Maya
Duiker (Senior Product Manager, Autodesk), Steve Portigal (Portigal
Consulting), and Nate Bolt (Bolt|Peters User Experience).

15 Oct 2008 - 4:39pm
7 years ago
13 replies
Nina Alter

Guerilla/DIY Usability & Ethnography Research- Lazyweb, advisement...

Hi Gang:

So, I'm working with a startup right now, that has zero funding (for
real, not because they don't understand/support design) for Usability
and User Research studies...

11 Jun 2008 - 10:41am
8 years ago
1 reply
Rob Tannen

User Research Survey

The IDSA Human Factors section is conducting a survey on the use of technology for user research and your input is appreciated:

This survey follows-up a 2006 survey on the same topic. The results from that survey are available here:

Best Regards,

Rob Tannen, PhD
Director of Research

direct 215-209-3042
main 215-561-5100

1 Jan 2008 - 6:30pm
8 years ago
26 replies
Robert Hoekman, Jr.

Is user research a band-aid for "the listening deficit"?

I've been reading Allison Fine's wonderful book, Momentum: Igniting Social
Change in the Connected

In one section, Fine talks about "the listening deficit" that cripples most
organizations, positing that corporations and NPOs alike tend to continually
push their own agendas

24 May 2005 - 3:43am
11 years ago
3 replies
Pierre Abel

Dilemna between consistency and efficiency


I've got this little dilemma :

Basically, I deal with a user task which frequency is low, but very
important to configure and updating the system. This task includes two
1--> a multiple selection in a large set (>50) where the average
selection number is 5 to 15 items. Each items have some meta-data that
can be useful to the user to make its choice.
2--> a multiple selection a a small set (<10) when the average selection
number 1 to 3.

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