What Questions Need to Be Added to a Screening for Biometrics?

As you prepare to moderate a session, do you ever have concerns of who and what you may find inside the interviewing room? Take the proper steps to not have a surprise waiting for you. The screener you write can ultimately make or break a project. As we begin to incorporate more technology into our research methodologies, we need to be able to adjust our screeners accordingly. Since Biometric studies incorporate heart rate, facial muscle activity, skin responses and can have an eye tracking add-on, there are many different things to consider. What questions need to be added to a screening for biometrics? In this article, we will walk you through some considerations you need to take when writing a screener for a project with Biometrics.

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Strengths and Weaknesses of a True Intent Study

Do you really know your users? Usability testing is great way to figure out how someone would interact with your app or site, but the results are only valid if the people you bring are representative of your real users. The True Intent methodology is one of, if not the best UX approaches for learning who your users are, what they intend to do on your site, and how successful they are in doing that. Let’s explore exactly what is this particular methodology, and focus on the strengths and weaknesses of a true intent study.

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5 Steps to Recruit & Onboard Participants for Remote Usability Studies

For many usability studies, recruitment can be a major challenge. It involves a series of activities, including identifying eligible participants, explaining the study, obtaining consent, and retaining the participants until the study is complete. There can also be additional challenges when a study is being conducted remotely.

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5 Tips for Working with Panel Companies in Quantitative Research


If you’ve done quantitative research for any length of time, there’s a good chance you’ve worked with panel companies to fill your research needs. At Key Lime Interactive, we work with many different tools and strategies depending on our client needs, and that often involves working with panel companies to help fill those quantitative studies. Over the years, we’ve learned a few best practices for this interaction that we’d like to share with the greater research community. Here are five tips for working with panel companies in quantitative research that will help make your interactions smooth, constructive, and hopefully lucrative for your company.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Tips to Recruit Participants for Usability Testing

In December 2015, Key Lime Interactive wrote an article on Tips to Recruit Participants for Usability Testing. Get a recap of our tips & tricks when recruiting for your next usability study.

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Tips to Recruit Participants for Usability Testing

Let’s say you’re a small business owner – you have a store that sells new and used golf equipment (clubs, bags, balls, etc.) and you also offer private lessons, as you are a former professional golfer. You decide that you want to increase business by redesigning your company website. Ideally, this site redesign will provide users with a better overall experience and will help facilitate conversion rates, making it easier for users to browse and make purchases on your site.

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Review of Ethnio

I had a nice call today with the folks at Ethnio. I discovered their "live recruiting" methodology for remote moderated tests and I'm very impressed. The idea of getting real users as they come onto to the site, intercepting, calling them and actually watching them REAL TIME is out of this world. Usually, when I run remote moderated tests I have to schedule users to do directed tasks. I'm looking forward to working the folks at Ethnio and reap the benefits of adding their software to my suite of tools.

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