People Interact

Blog about people-centered design by Lisa Chow and Sandra Sajonas.

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Monthly Method Spotlight: Contextual Inquiry

Contextual Inquiry

When/why: Contextual inquiries are more natural and sometimes more realistic as a result. They are also usually less formal and don’t use tasks or scripts.

How: Researchers watch & listen as users work in the user’s own environment instead of a lab.

Tips: Contextual inquiry can be combined with any number of other UX methods.

Interested in using/applying these methods in your work? Contact us for more info.


Usability: A 10-Piece Series by UX Passion

Over the course of several weeks, UX Passion published a 10-piece series of posts covering the following topics:

This series is a great introduction to the entire usability process complete with images, examples, steps, etc.