ChaiOne Insights: User Research (5)

Improving the User Experience in Mobile Forms

6 minutes read

With more than 1 million apps in the App Store, mobile app developers definitely have competition. It can be difficult to get users, but a key feature that distinguishes a successful app from an average app is a good user experience. Depending on the app’s function, the user experience will vary. Some apps may just be designed for entertainment while others are used to improve business processes. According to a recent report on enterprise mobility, in terms of investing in mobile, “the main...

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A Guide To Software Usability Testing

5 minutes read

Trying to figure out how to improve a mobile app? Have you observed users actually using it? A great way to evaluate the effectiveness of a mobile app is to observe real people as they complete real tasks in realistic contexts or scenarios. This is called usability testing. With the information collected, app development teams can identify what improvements are needed and quickly implement solutions.

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User-Centered Design and Agile Lifecycles Create Better Usability

9 minutes read

Surveys are an effective way to gain insight needed for designing and delivering innovative technology. Broadly, surveys can be used for two reasons: 1) as a means of measurement and 2) as a means of discovery. Surveys can be used at any point in the agile and user-centered design lifecycles. Used at the early stages of the lifecycle, they are effective for benchmarking and discovering how users think about issues pertinent to the project. Used in the middle of the lifecycle, they are great for...

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SXSW 2017: Only 1 day left to vote!

3 minutes read

This year, ChaiOne is trying to go for a speaking gig at one of the largest tech conferences in the world, and one that is in our own backyard (well, sorta).

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SXSW 2017: We need your vote

2 minutes read

We're ready for SXSW...and it's only August. A few ChaiOnauts have submitted speaking applications.

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Six Best Practices For Conducting User Interviews

10 minutes read

 

In software development, researchers collect data about end users' needs to make sure the resulting system facilitates the work they are trying accomplish. In order to do this, they can use interviews, which is a method of collecting qualitative data that teams can use to define system requirements that will produce game-changing results. The data from the interviews is then fed into the agile and user-centered design lifecycles as an input for creating the following artifacts: personas,...

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Are Your Digital Plant Tools Helping Employees?

5 minutes read

The digital plant will never be successful without user research.

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Technology and the Generation Gap

5 minutes read

 

Technology continues to revolutionize the way that work is done. For instance, digital data entry on a tablet allows users to skip paper forms, reduces errors in recorded information and provides real-time access to new data for the whole team. Sensors and connected devices allow remote monitoring, even on mobile devices, informing users about needed maintenance or repair. For a business to reap benefits that technology can deliver, high user adoption is critical.

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Human Factors and Successful Enterprise UX

4 minutes read

The business benefits of intuitive, user-friendly and pleasant technologies have been highlighted in various sources, including prominent media outlets like Harvard Business Journal and Forbes. Delivering positive business user experiences (enterprise UX) is a task for a multidisciplinary team. First, researchers investigate and document the current state of user experience. Then, designers craft solutions to address the pain-points and challenges in the present user experience. And finally,...

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