Collaboration for the Win! When Research Democratization becomes an Insights Bonanza

Collaboration for the Win! When Research Democratization becomes an Insights Bonanza

Opening a new product in a new market raised lots of questions. We needed to find answers, fast. Cue the Insights Bonanza!

“You can’t say you can’t play”* UXinsight’s journey toward creating an Inclusive Research event, part 1

How do we plan, create and organize an Inclusive Research event? Join our journey and feel free to share your story! Let’s play.

7 ‘Oldie Goldie’ UX resources that still help me in my career today

7 Oldie goldies: resources that helped me in UXR and facilitation

Check out these practical UX / HCD resources that Maaike Mintjes collected over the years. These are the ones that stayed with her.

Journey First, Destination Second – Satisfying the UX Researcher’s Hunger for Change

How can we UX researchers work towards a higher purpose with sustained dedicated practice and a growth-mindset and persevering despite setbacks?

UXinsight Festival team Fails – Seven Stories of when we got it wrong! – part II

As you may know, the theme for our 2021 festival is “learning through failing”. While we’re confident we’re going to be able to deliver

UXinsight Festival team Fails – Seven Stories of when we got it wrong! – part I

As you may know, the theme for our 2021 festival is “learning through failing”. While we’re confident we’re going to be able to deliver

UX Research Briefing Template by UXinsight

UX Research Briefing Template

Figuring out what the research objective is, is a crucial part of preparing for a research project. This template helps you answer important questions before you start, so you can make your research project a success. Fill it out together with your team, clients and/or stakeholders.

Does UX Research have an image problem?

‘Do you still do UX research stuff?’ Maaike Mintjes is regularly confronted with a very narrow view of UX research, which seems to be based on two connected assumptions.

How a chatbot can keep your participants more engaged

We all know examples of failing chatbots. However, under specific circumstances chatbots can be a useful method for UX research. Carmen van der Zwaluw shares her personal experience, the advantages of using chatbots and things to consider when using this method.

Do your part: driving inclusivity and diversity as UX researchers

What diversity and inclusion challenges do we face as UX researchers and how can we try to solve them? Based on the talk of Farai Madzima, Youp and Bindu hosted a workshop during UXinsight Festival 2020 to discuss this.

Stakeholders: controllers, trusters and challengers

Many of us struggle at times with how to get our business stakeholders onside. Taking into account what your stakeholders expect from you in your role is important. But what do they expect?

UXinsight Festival 2020

Reflections on UXinsight Festival 2020

More than 400 researchers from around 30 countries took part in UXinsight festival, which hosted 19 talks and 22 interactive sessions. Beant Kaur Dhillon shares her experience.

In-demand skills for UX Researchers

Zsombor Varnagy-Toth analysed 23 UX Researcher job-postings from the biggest tech and UX thought-leader companies. What skills and experiences are required?

Progressing as a user researcher

Nikki identifies six skills that UX researchers need to grow. There are the typical areas of empathy, patience, and context-switching, but also the ability to delegate, or visualising impact. What else do we need to become an exceptional researcher?

What I will be reading this summer – besides the 7 parts of the Seven Sisters ;-)

What are the UXR books on your reading list? I have a shortlist of 4 books I hope to read this summer.

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