A checklist for chat bot user experience

In recent weeks I’ ve audited a number of chat-bot interfaces. This involved sifting through articles on the ethics and best practices of AI design . Here are some principles, which can be used as a starting point. I’m interested in how other researchers have tackled chatbot audits. Did you have a checklist or set of best practices to refer to? What can I do … Continue reading A checklist for chat bot user experience

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Gauging the usefulness and desirability of a service to connect people to local Copenhageners

In July 2017 I attended the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction’s Service Design course. Over 5 days I led research, alongside another researcher, graphic and visual designers. Our method in summary: Monday Framing a research goal and interviewing 15 locals and sketching with them to prompt discussions Tuesday Analysing findings to frame themes and design challenges Wednesday Refining a design challenges and rapidly ideating concepts Storyboarding … Continue reading Gauging the usefulness and desirability of a service to connect people to local Copenhageners

Workshops are Beautiful – data visualisation with David McCandless

Earlier this month, myself and colleagues from analytics, user experience and digital product management teams, were privileged to attend a workshop run by David McCandless, the author, writer and designer behind Information is Beautiful. As a user experience researcher, I’m immersed in quantitative and qualitative information about audiences. Analysing and synthesising this into themes and threads comes naturally. However, packaging these stories for stakeholders – … Continue reading Workshops are Beautiful – data visualisation with David McCandless

Sketchnotes on giving useful feedback

Reference- Discussing Design, Adam Connor and. Aaron Irizarry, O Reilly, 2015 A few years ago I was asked to host a workshop for a client, who flew in to join us for a review after designs had been drafted. To keep the conversation focussed, I referred to Adam o Connor’s Discussing Design book. This helped me to outline common goals and design a structured, controlled … Continue reading Sketchnotes on giving useful feedback