Author: rballantine

The question of the minimum number of participants you need in a usability study regularly comes up, and there are lots of resources that answer it (e.g.    What these sites do not talk about, however, is the fact that …
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Posted in Methodology, Online UX research

Are tables in your web pages stopping users in their tracks? Here is an example in which users reached the right page, but left before completing their task. The culprit was a table. Tabular data on the page was broken …
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Posted in Design

On LinkedIn and similar virtual gatherings of user experience designers I am often struck by questions like, “What is the best wireframing/prototyping tool?” which are typically followed by replies in which the respondents give passionate support for their particular favorite …
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Posted in Design, Mobile, Remote usability testing, User requirements