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Understanding user behaviors, needs, and motivations through observation, task analysis, and other methodologies.

Articles

How do you measure delight?

In this article we’ll review many ways researchers have attempted to measure delight in the published literature.

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5 Keys to Ethical Design Research

Five guidelines for ensuring that we treat our participants and interviewees the way we’d like to be treated.

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Building successful design systems with well integrated research

A research guide when starting a design system.

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Tools

Hotjar

Hotjar is a new and easy way to truly understand your web and mobilesite visitors.

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Maze

A user testing platform that turns your prototype into actionable insights from real users.

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Optimal Workshop

Suite of UX research tools, including tree testing, click testing and card sorting.

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UserTesting

Know how users interact with designs and fix UX issues before writing a single line of code.

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UserZoom

All-in-one platform for agile UX insights.

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What Users Do

Platform to help you understand how your customers engage with your website or product.

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Lookback

Talk to your users. See how they’re using your app or website.

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Userbrain

Watch videos of real people interacting with your website. Hear what users think, see what they do, and start building better products for happier customers.

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Books

Researching UX: Analytics

To get the full picture of how users are engaging with your website or app, you'll need to use quantitative evidence in the form of analytics.

Luke Hay

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