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Fireside Chat with Brendan from Orange Digital

by Sarah Newport • February 19, 2018

We caught up with Brendan, a UI/UX designer from local Brisbane agency, Orange Digital. Brendan walked us through his experiences with user testing and how it’s affected his design choices. Brendan’s career means he gets to work on a handful of exciting and innovative projects, from web design to mobile apps. User testing is a […]

Fireside Chat with Dilini from Accenture

Fireside Chat with Dilini from Accenture

by Vivien Chang • February 16, 2018

We caught up with Dilini, a strategy consultant at Accenture, about her experiences with user testing and user experience (UX). Accenture is a leading global professional services company, whose innovation and continuous drive to improve led them to the path of user testing. Dilini and her team ran a 6-month project in 2017, running 8 […]

Step by step guide to planning your usability test

Step by step guide to planning your usability test

by Vivien Chang • January 5, 2018

Happy new year! I hope everyone had a great Christmas and New Years break reflecting on 2017 and setting new year resolutions for 2018. I thought it would be great to share how we normally plan usability tests for anyone that wants to start running usability tests. Plan what you want to test Define your […]

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for every UX designer

by Sarah Newport • January 3, 2018

The start of a new year brings new beginnings, opportunities and change. For UX designers, this means breaking new ground in the design space and setting trends for 2018. Kickstart your year with these five resolutions for every UX designer. 1. Continue to upskill Your skills can always be improved – especially since the field […]

A very Askable UXmas

A very Askable UXmas

by Sarah Newport • December 20, 2017

UX professionals love this time of year and have collaborated to create UXmas. Check it out and enjoy the 24 tips on the countdown to Christmas Day. To further spread the UXmas cheer, here are 5 of Askable’s top tips for improved user experience and user testing – it’s our very own Askable UXmas! Your […]

Getting more from your data

Getting more from your data

by Sarah Newport • December 19, 2017

In previous articles, we gave a broad overview of how to turn data into insights. You can extract more from your data through simple tasks. User testing provides many opportunities for you to gain deeper insights through follow up questions, reading body language and analysing tone of voice. Don’t limit yourself Firstly, don’t limit the […]

3 things you can do today to get started in usability testing

3 things you can do today to get started in usability testing

by Vivien Chang • December 14, 2017

You may have some data on your users already but don’t understand why certain things are happening. For example, your Google Analytics shows your customers dropping off at a certain point in the process and you want to know why. This is where usability testing can help. So when you don’t have the time or […]

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Optimising your user test

by Sarah Newport • November 23, 2017

Preparation is key to optimising your user test. To enhance the amount of information you get from your participants, there are certain things you can do prior and during the session. Consider things like ambience, environment, speech and more. Simple speech It’s important not to overuse industry jargon. People will be understanding of some basic […]

Ask the right questions

Ask useful questions

by Sarah Newport • November 7, 2017

Questions should encourage thought and insightful answers. Without effective questions, the information you gather will have no impact on what you want to achieve. This means that each question you ask should provide an answer from which you can take action. This will help you reach your UX goals. Here are 5 tips to help […]

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Quality or Quantity

by Sarah Newport • October 30, 2017

The age-old problem of quality versus quantity always raises its head when planning user tests. Should you be testing a broad audience, or refining your market? Should users be moderated or unmoderated? There are plenty of benefits in testing both quantitative data and qualitative data. The question you need to answer is, which form of […]