TechSoup User Experience Research Learning Circle
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Methods used: user interviews, participatory design workshops, remote usability testing, personas

Outcomes: In process: meets biweekly to encourage a culture of data in the organization.

How to cultivate a culture of research?

I founded the TechSoup UX Research Learning Circle to respond to increased demand for user research in the organization coupled with a lack of opportunities to learn new skills and seek help. We meet biweekly, and present our work and new methods to other members. The UX Research Learning Circle also provides a space for users to ask questions and receive help with their current research projects. 


The following tools have been discussed and presented in the Learning Circle:

  •  Remote testing tools (and how to do this on a           budget)

  •  Participatory Design Workshops

  •  Personas

  •  User interviews