Jane is a User Researcher at Dropbox, where she spends her time talking to strangers. She has a Master’s degree in Information Science from University of Michigan School of Information. Outside of work, she volunteers for a local reproductive justice organization, reads voraciously, plays video games, and builds weird art with her partner. She bakes flawless macarons.
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User research doesn't have to be time-consuming, elaborate, or performed by a UX professional. If you're willing to talk to a few strangers, you can do user research. In this presentation, I'll talk about how to do lightweight research on any product or topic, no matter what your background and training are. I'll focus on the most effective tools for quick research, and some of the common pitfalls for novice researchers.