People Nerds Category: Ideas
User Research x Account Management: Tips for Successful Cross Collaboration
Account management and service teams have a wealth of knowledge on the user. Working closely with them can help unlock goals, needs, and pain points.
Your Research Career Roadmap: How to Get Started, Level Up, and Lead in UXR
Explore our best resources for research career growth in one bookmarkable guide.
Want On-the-Ground Insights? Look No Further Than Places and Spaces
The Places and Spaces approach helps you uncover “in the wild” activities from your customers and from your product. Here’s how to set up these moments for success.
Evolve Your Usability Testing with These Innovative Approaches
With some creativity, your usability testing practice can be more efficient, innovative, and customer-centered. It might actually start to be more fun, too.
Overcome B2B Obstacles with These Tried-and-True Tips
B2B user research comes with a unique set of challenges. Here’s how to help the process go smoother.
Use Ideation and Co-Creation to Supercharge Your Insights
Sometimes offering research insights isn’t the end, but a different kind of beginning. This method helps you sort out the next steps.
A Step-by-Step Guide to Usability Testing [with Template]
Usability tests are a powerful way to understand how users interact with a service or product. This guide shows you how to avoid common pitfalls.
Making a New Product for Your Biz? Craft a Compelling Offer
Sometimes you have to be the product manager for your own business. Here’s how to make new offers your audience will actually be interested in.
5 Questions to Supercharge Your Ideation and Co-Creation
Don’t settle for open-ends in your research designs. Adding closed-ends can improve data quality and promote the ease and efficiency of your co-creation and ideation research.
How to Practice Self-Care During the Dreaded Job Hunt
It can be brutal out there. Here’s how to take care of your mental health and prioritize what’s important while you’re trying to find a new role.
When Scope Creep and Difficult Clients Turn Spooky, This May Help
Being a freelancer or consultant isn’t for the faint of heart. Here’s how to respect your boundaries and improve your client projects.
The Simple Way to Design a Standout UX Research Survey
Surveys are one of the most reliable tools in a researcher’s toolbox. Here’s how to design one to help validate your qualitative insights.
Speed Up the UXR Process by Overcoming Common Hurdles
Stakeholders always want results yesterday. So how do you speed up your research, without sacrificing any quality? We have some ideas.
Jobs to be Done 101: Your Interviewing Style Primer
Implementing a Jobs to be Done approach helps get to the heart of who your users are—and who they want to become.
Sneak a Peek Behind the Scenes with Contextual Inquiry
Observing research participants in their natural habitat is a powerful method. Here’s how to conduct contextual inquiry with a critical eye.
Need to Speed up Synthesis? Enter the Team Debrief [+Template]
No more overwhelming and painstaking synthesis sessions. This team debriefing model helps involve everyone for better results—and in less time.
Conjure Up a User Research Strategy Your Team Actually Uses
A research team without a strategy and prioritization quickly falls into busywork. Here’s how to target outcomes that make a difference.
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