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Potential Online students: Top Task survey We recently carried out a Top Task Identification project for a College with our partner Bob Johnson, surveying visitors for their top tasks on the College website. The 1,545 respondents included potential students considering …
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Guest blog by Bob Johnson, Higher Education Marketing Consultant This blog – the second of two from Bob – summarizes results from a recent ‘Top Task Identification’ research activity. In my first article, 3 Top Tasks for “Online” Future Students: Cost, financial …
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Warning: this article contains strong personal and professional opinion, plus some survey design talk! The Trump Make America Great Again Committee has a ‘Mainstream Media Accountability Survey’ at: https://action.donaldjtrump.com/mainstream-media-accountability-survey/ Go take a look; in fact, I urge you to take …
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Guest blog by Bob Johnson, Higher Education Marketing Consultant This blog – the first of two from Bob – summarizes results from a recent ‘Top Task Identification’ research activity. In a recent top task research project for a U.S. college, we …
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Our ongoing UX bench-marking research with Cisco continues to generate fascinating UX data and insights. Just recently Cisco tested and implemented some improvements to the online registration form which users must complete to create an account. As this task is …
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Service design is becoming a key organizational competence for business success in the Digital Age.  Let’s look at a real-life service experience and see what we can learn about absolute requirements for great service design. A (bad) service story Just recently, …
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We explore examples of how some higher education websites support their top tasks, with approaches that other web managers can learn from. We and our Customer Carewords partners have worked on 24 higher education websites in North America and Europe. …
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In this issue 6 Myths about the Mobile User Experience Mobile myths – Some resources Download or view the ‘Mobile: Extreme Top Tasks’ webinar 6 Myths about the Mobile User Experience About myths and mobile devices Myths are wonderful things. …
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Managers of large websites often struggle with how to allocate scarce resources (people, time, money) in the most cost-effective way, to maximize improvement of the user experience and also meet business goals. The Top Task Law is one simple, strong …
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In this issue “Why would ‘Having a baby’ be on here?” Persistent navigation problems #GoC #uxwg Web Usability Week rocks! Cluttered and confusing menus and links are some of the biggest problems we find in our user research. Menus are …
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