Pretty sweet piece on Medium by Laura Klein on the problems with recruiting participants in coffee shops for research. Laura doesn’t talk explicitly about the other options for recruiting, but it’s easy to imagine remote methods for recruiting being on the list of “not coffee shops.”
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- Hidden Benefits of Remote UX Research
- Awesome article by our friends at UX Booth on some unexpected advantages of remote UX research by Kathleen Asjes. Love seeing thoughts like these and appreciate the shout-out to our tools section. Check out the full piece here: http://www.uxbooth.com/articles/hidden-benefits-remote-research/ Read more – ‘Hidden Benefits of Remote UX Research’.
- Lookback – Mobile
- This new Lookback iOS app looks pretty slick but requires you to put code in your iOS app in order to use it. So if your developers are willing, which seems like a more common trend, you can try it out. It lets you record screen, webcam, and taps while running in the background of your own […] Read more – ‘Lookback – Mobile’.
- Screen Hero Collaborative Screen-Sharing
- Seems like Screen Hero could be a promising app for co-working exercises with participants. This new desktop app for Mac and Windows lets two people click on the same screen and sort of work together. Looks pretty slick. I could imagine some co-design or just a better reverse screen-sharing experience then GoToMeeting or WebEx. Read more – ‘Screen Hero Collaborative Screen-Sharing’.