In this session, you will learn how User Research and Design Thinking techniques can work together to help a team focus on utilizing data-driven insights to solve a problem. Using a real world example, you’ll follow one team’s journey to improve the usage of their online software experience. Along the way, you will see how Design Thinking enabled the team to respond in a more agile manner as they created an entirely new hands-on user experience that will help change the future of computing as we know it.
Usability testing makes up a tiny fraction of the UX research discipline. More often, UX researchers use techniques such as wizard of oz, contextual inquiries, and Kano analysis to ensure companies solve the right customer problems. Learn about the different types of UX research, when to apply them, and ways to communicate and design actionable insights, such as task analyses and empathy maps. If you’d like to a gain a broad understanding of UX research or learn more about the intersection between UX and product management—this session is for you.