design research

11 Mar 2014 - 4:08am
1 year ago
8 replies
frank dahle

Forms design - I'm researching and need help

Where are we on forms design today?

How far have we come on designing effective, intuitive, intelligent web forms? I'm researching forms design, both best practice and the more innovative ones. But I'm having a hard time finding really good examples.

HiOscar the insurance company is one example with some innovative qualities and certainly worth a study. But I'm searching for more advanced forms with higher complexity.

9 Oct 2013 - 11:55am
Leah Buley

Invitation: Lou Rosenfeld at Intuit on 10/16

I wanted to spread the word about a talk that will take place at Intuit in Mountain View, California the evening of October 16th.


$10,000 Human Factors Prize for social media research

There's still time to submit your human factors/ergonomics (HF/E) research on the effective and satisfying use of social media to win the 2013 Human Factors Prize. The prize recognizes excellence in HF/E research and carries a $10,000 cash award and publication of the winning paper in the journal, Human Factors. The deadline has been extended to July 15, 2013.

15 May 2013 - 8:28am
Xiying Wang

Save energy and win 200 dollars (an UX study)

Hi folks, going to a trip this summer and staying in a hotel? You get a chance to win 200 dollars!

I want to invite you to a UX around energy use diary study for approximately 30 minutes - 45 minutes. Please sign up here:

14 Nov 2012 - 6:29pm
3 years ago
4 replies

How much design research do you really do?

Does your workplace walk the user-centred design talk?

 I am investigating the gap between the user research that digital designers and product owners would like to do versus what actually gets done on a typical design project.


Advice for kicking off an online community for engagement?

Hi all, I'm looking for advice on how to engage a small group of people to be active (asking questions and answering others') in an online community of people going through a similar experience (in this case, pregnancy). 

12 Jan 2012 - 1:14pm
3 years ago
3 replies

Recommendation Requested: UX user testing / research agencies

Hey All,

I'm currently working on a web/mobile product and will need user testing in the late spring.  Does anyone have any recommendations? Ideally, we are looking for firms/agencies that are located in the Bay Area but am open to other locations if they are truly kick ass!

Thanks so much in advance.



Creating Your Own Design Patterns

Hi all - I am a UX designer whose recently been given responsibility for getting our design pattern library up to speed. Can anyone recommend a researched based design patter library - similar to the publication - but newer and more comprehensive. Looking to spend some money, or get what I can for free. Any leads would be much appreciated!!
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