UX methods and tools enable development teams to better understand user needs, design effective human-computer interactions, and assess the usability of health IT systems.
Asking users to group potential content, tools or features is useful for developing information architectures and site navigation.
A method that identifies misalignment between the UI design and the user cognition.
A holistic qualitative study of users in the context of their actual environment over a period of time.
A discussion where a moderator leads a group of participants through a set of questions on a particular topic.
Formative evaluations involve evaluating a product or service during development, often iteratively, with the goal of detecting and eliminating usability problems.
One or more reviewers, preferably experts, compare a software, documentation, or hardware product to a list of design principles.
Keystroke / Cognitive Modeling simulates how trained, expert users will perform on the system design.
Open Menu A literature consultation is a methodical review of applicable publications (i.e., books, research articles, relevant blog posts, usability evaluations and gray literature such as conference abstracts or private sector reports) on a selected topic.
UX practitioners partner with work-domain experts to assess a system’s adherence to usability design principles.
Engage groups of representative users to walk through tasks scenarios, uncover usability issues, and discuss design solutions.
A UX practitioner reviewing and providing informal feedback on a small number of UI designs.
Determines how well the product meets its usability objectives during the testing phase of the software development.
Assesses a user interface for compliance to an allocation Style Guide or a UI design guidelines (such as the iOS Human Interface Standards for mobile devices).
Based on a Heuristic Evaluation, but intended for non-expert reviewers, and includes training materials to make domain experts effective reviewers.
A User Experience Assessment is a holistic approach that directly links user research methods with usability evaluation methods.
Conducted in person or over a phone to collect in-depth information about user needs, experiences, and opinions.
Quantifying subjective experiences and collecting background information by collecting data from a range of individuals.
Methods used to represent a proposed user interface in visual terms so that alternatives can be evaluated.