Can user testing help you reduce product cycles?

As a product lead or startup founder, you’re constantly told to solve a real problem and build what people want. But how can you know if you’re on the right track?

Richa Verma
Oct 29, 2020 · 5 min read
Woman looking at an app on a smartphone
Woman looking at an app on a smartphone
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Person holding a Post-it note that says “Run a usability test”, in front of Post-its with other user testing methodologies
Person holding a Post-it note that says “Run a usability test”, in front of Post-its with other user testing methodologies
Which UX research method is right for you? (Photo by David Travis.)

Every product team’s story ever…

A faster horse or a car?

Person with a Fitbit pointing at a laptop
Person with a Fitbit pointing at a laptop
A laptop and Fitbit — two highly successful products that innovated by solving real problems. (Photo by John Schnobrich.)

Problem vs. solution

Enter… user tests

The best time to do user research

Why user tests, not anything else?

How to conduct user tests

Change your mindset

Bootcamp

From idea to product, one pixel at a time.

Richa Verma

Written by

Parallel | Restat.co | Atlan | SocialCops | IDinsight. Passionate about design, data, and tech. The more complex a problem, the more fun it is to solve!

Bootcamp

Bootcamp

The best resources for designers starting in Design, UX, and UI. Bootcamp is a new product publication from the team behind the UX Collective (http://uxdesign.cc). To submit your story: hello@uxdesign.cc

Richa Verma

Written by

Parallel | Restat.co | Atlan | SocialCops | IDinsight. Passionate about design, data, and tech. The more complex a problem, the more fun it is to solve!

Bootcamp

Bootcamp

The best resources for designers starting in Design, UX, and UI. Bootcamp is a new product publication from the team behind the UX Collective (http://uxdesign.cc). To submit your story: hello@uxdesign.cc

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