People Nerds Category: dscout
dscout Makes Strategic Moves in Human-Experience Research
End-to-end user research platform acquires Panelfox, establishes international footprint, and expands executive management team.
Stop. Collaborate In-tegration: dscout Product Highlights
Explore key updates from 2022 and see what’s on deck for 2023.
Strategies for More Impactful Internal Research
Insights captured from one’s colleagues and collaborators are critical, but require extra care. Consult these considerations for a better experience.
The Importance of Expanding the Meaning (and Purpose) of Participant Consent
Why we need to recontextualize consent from a box-checking, transactional step to a way of building trust, establishing rapport, and expanding our research mission.
Going Remote to Improve the In-Person Experience
Lead Research Advisor Jessica Shuma sees brands taking their remote research skills to improve and innovate their in-person and physical experiences.
dscout Raises $70M To Accelerate Growth, Empower Organizations to Deliver Human Insight at Enterprise Scale
Experience research technology platform doubles growth while partnering with world’s most innovative companies to develop industry-leading products
Research For the User, Created With the User
Research Specialist Bryn Pernot explores the value of participatory research in experience design and what UXRs can learn from museum professionals.
Defining the "Value" of Being a Research Participant
Research participants (scouts) share the top five non-monetary motivations they have for participating in user research, and how you can move from transactional to relational in your dscout designs.
Insights Arts & Crafts: 7 Ways to Co-Create, Ideate, and Engage Your Research Participants
Use these go-to strategies to encourage your participants to explore their creative side and sketch their thoughts.
Partner to the "Why?" Questions
dscout Research Lead Anna Bunda shares her experience moving from agency to in-house and the approaches she takes when partnering with new insights-gathering roles.
Set the Table for These Multi-Course Concept Tests
Combine dscout tools for a smooth broad-then-deep evaluative research design.
Collaborative, Impactful, Inclusive: dscout Product Updates in 2021
Recapping the most need-to-know product updates and feature releases from the year.
Bake Express into your Product Roadmap
Use quick-turn, mixed-data feedback to jumpstart (and align) your product development process.
From Research Consultant to CXR
Maggie Schurr (Lead Research Advisor at dscout) highlights unique challenges consultants face and advice for more human-centered research.
Bringing Quant to a Qual Party
Research Lead Rosalind Koff shares her strategies for mixing methods and a template to keep your projects on track.
Using Private Research Panels for Ongoing, Rapid Customer Feedback
CXR Research Advisor Lauren Duquette highlights the advantages of using private research panels and how to build one on dscout.
The Opportunity and Evolution of Digital User Research
CXR Lead Tim Rairdon highlights the unique insight opportunities of mediated research and walks through his preferred jobs-to-be-done template.
Choose the Right Tool for the Job: Advice from Scouts
Understanding which projects your participants enjoy most not only enables better insights but creates a better experience for everyone.
dscout Cheat Sheet: Feature Faves from our CXR Team
Our customer experience team highlights their favorite “unsung heroes” in the dscout platform.
Camera...Action! 7 Impactful Ways to Leverage dscout's Video Question
Video prompts are more than just open-end question replacements. Here’s how to leverage video to unearth insights you’d miss via any other modality.
Elevate your Shopping Studies with Lindsey Kite
UX Research Advisor, Lindsey Kite, walks us through her go-to sample design and shares a few tips on getting started with dscout.
Iterative Study Designs: Why (and How) to Follow Up on Qual Research
Iterative studies are an incredible tool expanding on your insights. Dive into a handful of use cases and pull inspiration from our study on remote learning.
Insights Three Ways: Express Mission Designs For A Range of Outputs
We wanted to know about young adults’ pandemic experience. We designed three, quick-turn Express missions—each of which produced vastly different (but widely valuable) types data.
Qual Research at the Speed and Scale Innovation Demands (New dscout Releases)
Now, more than ever, qual research needs to be accessible, flexible, and fast. Here are two new platform features that should expand your research capacity.
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