The value of usability research in UX Design

As an Experience Designer, I conduct research to gain an understanding of our product’s perception, comprehension and usability. Conducting a usability study is critical in a lean product environment because completing work in such a fast pace requires constant feedback from potential users.

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Usability Study — Angela Delise

Why run user research?

1. Necessary for human centered design

In order to create human centered designs you need to get constant feedback from users on your product.

‘Human centered design’ is not just terminology but a process. It is constantly understanding the comprehension and perception of your product. People are not computers, we are not ‘hard wired’ to behave in one particular way every time a situation exists. …


How to run your own usability study

As an Experience Designer, I conduct research to gain an understanding of our product’s perception, comprehension and usability. Conducting a usability study is critical in a lean product environment because completing work in such a fast pace requires constant feedback from potential users.

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Usability Study — Angela Delise

Before the Study

The following elements are key components that I define when conducting an organized usability study. I create one shareable research document where I compile all of the information. …


Why every UX Designer needs to do QA and tips to help your process

Building a digital product is an iterative process that contains several stages: discovery, defining, wireframing, prototyping, testing and development. However, there is a step that may be overlooked by UX Designers and excluding this from the workflow process can greatly affect the success of the product.

What is QA?

QA or quality assurance testing is a vital part of the product process. It is the stage of development designed to catch any errors before the product is released. The goal of quality assurance testing is to verify that the product functions as expected and to find and remove bugs before it is shipped out. …

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Angela Delise

User Experience Research & Design. https://www.angeladelise.com/

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