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Which comes first: card sorting or tree testing?

Tree testing or card sorting first? It’s a question that many researchers often ask themselves, but I’m here to help clear the air!

With great power comes great responsibility: How to keep your UX know-how in the know

Ongoing professional development is something we all need to embrace, and you’ve got yourself a head start simply by recognising that.

Do I need a degree to become a good UX Designer?

Do I need a degree to become a good UX Designer? UX Agony Aunt weighs in!

Carving up the community: User research approaches when designing for government

Designing for government means a potential audience of millions — here's examples of how people have tackled the challenge of establishing sub user groups.

"So, what do we get for our money?" Quantifying the ROI of UX

UX Agony Aunt on what's worth quantifying to demonstrate a Return on Investment for your projects.

Avoiding bias in the oh-so-human world of user testing

Humans can be easily swayed towards a particular response — here's what to watch out for in user testing.

To wizard, or not to wizard: designing forms that work

Take people through step by step, or leave them to it? UX Agony Aunt tackles forms.

Holding your ground: how to negotiate fees as a freelance UXer

Tips for freelancers on negotiating price and getting what you're worth.

"I need to upsell an item for charity during the online checkout process..."

This week's advice is on how to handle the delicate business of charity upselling for ecommerce websites.

How do I break the perception that UX research is 'slow'?

How do I break the perception that UX research is 'slow'?