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6 things to consider when setting up a research practice

Setting up a dedicated research practice is fast becoming important, but where are you supposed to start? Here are 6 key things to keep in mind.

New to UX? Here are 8 TED Talks to get you started

We've put together a collection of TED Talks on different topics suitable for anyone getting started in the UX space.

How to convince others of the importance of UX research

Convincing others of the critical nature of UX research can be one of the most difficult jobs for a user researcher. Unlike many other professions, researchers...

Content audit: Taking stock of our learning resources

A content audit of every blog post, case study and video on your website is one of the few activities that can give you an unparalleled level of insight into...

How to test mobile apps with Chalkmark

Mobile app testing with users throughout the design process is essential to ensuring product success. After all, the number of mobile users worldwide only...

What is mixed methods research?

Mixed methods research combines the qualitative richness of different people's experiences and behavioral insights with valuable, tangible quantitative metrics...

How to lead a UX team

It's no secret that user-centered design is continuing to grow in organizations across the globe. But, this also means we'll need effective leaders to guide...

3 things to consider when designing for human differences

Designing for human differences is one of the toughest challenges designers and researchers face – but it's an important one. With no such thing as "the...

Reframer is coming out of beta!

We’re thrilled to announce that Reframer is coming out of beta on February 4, 2019. It’s been a long journey, and a lot of you have been along for the ride...

Looking back on 2018 with Andrew Mayfield, CEO

CEO Andrew Mayfield reflects on the epic year we've here at Optimal Workshop, including our move to self-managing squads and our trip to the Wairarapa.