πŸ“š UX research
UX research job market is growing rapidly, doing research is the most important part to understand users!
Compared to the books on interaction design and user experience design, the quantity of user research books is very few. But quality is over quantity, right?
Research is the first step of UX, and done well, it will save you time and money by reducing unknowns and creating a solid foundation to build the right thing, in the most effective way. Do research, and do enough research!
Just Enough Research
The gap between who designers and developers imagine their users are, and who those users really are can be the biggest problem with product development. will help you bridge that gap to understand what your users want and need from your product, and whether they'll be able to use what you've created.
Observing the User Experience: A Practitioner's Guide to User Research
Numbers, data, charts are boring to read, as a good storyteller, how to transfer them into visually friendly display? Read this book!
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
Information Architecture is an important method of user research. This book explains all the details you need to know about it.
Information Architecture: For the Web and Beyond
Lean Analytics can help. By measuring and analyzing as you grow, you can validate whether a problem is real, find the right customers, and decide what to build, how to monetize it, and how to spread the word. Focusing on the One Metric That Matters to your business right now gives you the focus you need to move ahead--and the discipline to know when to change course.
Lean Analytics: Use Data to Build a Better Startup Faster (Lean (O'Reilly))
Measuring the User Experience was the first book that focused on how to quantify the user experience. Now in the second edition, the authors include new material on how recent technologies have made it easier and more effective to collect a broader range of data about the user experience.
Measuring the User Experience: Collecting, Analyzing, and Presenting Usability Metrics (Interactive Technologies)
The book will help you take a more strategic view of product design so you can focus on optimizing the user’s experience. UX Researchers, Designers, Project Managers, Scrum Masters, Business Analysts and Marketing Managers will find tools, inspiration and ideas to rejuvenate their thinking, inspire their team and improve their craft.
Think Like a UX Researcher: How to Observe Users, Influence Design, and Shape Business Strategy
User Research is a practical guide that shows readers how to use the vast array of user research methods available. Covering all the key research methods including face-to-face user testing, card sorting, surveys, A/B testing and many more, the book gives expert insight into the nuances, advantages and disadvantages of each, while also providing guidance on how to interpret, analyze and share the data once it has been obtained.
User Research: A Practical Guide to Designing Better Products and Services
Filled with real-world experience and a wealth of practical information, this book presents a complete toolbox of techniques to help designers and developers see through the eyes of their users. It provides in-depth coverage of 13 user experience research techniques that will provide a basis for developing better products, whether they're Web, software or mobile based.
Observing the User Experience: A Practitioner's Guide to User Research
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