Improve your startup with 10 Proven UX Research mindsets

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Future of Design in Startups: 2017 Results by NEA www.futureof.design

My User Experience Research Journey

1. Never ask anyone if they like your product

2. Test early and often

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Photo Credit: Norman Nielson Group

3. But first, use expert reviews

4. More than usable and desirable, great user experience is…

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The Honeycomb Model: Source — Semantic Studios, User Experience Design

5. Get on board with Design Thinking

6. Use personas to keep the user in focus

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Sample Primary User Persona from Sunrise Reservations web redesign (Courtesy of author)

7. Learn to make research-informed design decisions

8. Try mapping your product ecosystem with the team

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Photo Credit: Google Images, creative commons

9. Get to know your users in their natural habitat

10. Map out the details of your customers’ journey

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In Conclusion

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