Comparing Open and Hybrid Card Sorts with Tripadvisor.com

Millions of young people across the US and Canada are gearing up for the fun-filled week called Spring Break. Traditionally coeds flock to sun-drenched beach and tropical destinations, like Daytona Beach or Panama City, but others might be looking for slightly less overpopulated and more exotic locales, such as Egypt or Bali. Major travel sites like Expedia or Travelocity are…

Supporting the ‘Tame Taxonomy’ workshop

Our good friends Alberta Soranzo and Jessica DuVerneay are running a Taxonomy workshop for the Information Architecture Summit in sunny San Diego (26-30th March 2014). So let’s hear from the organizers themselves on what’s involved in the workshop. They also say some nice things about us. Thanks guys! The Right Tool for our IA Summit 2014 Workshop “Optimal Workshop sponsors…

First click test for Saint Patrick’s Day

For St. Patrick’s Day 2014, we decided to create a fun and quick first click test using Chalkmark. The objective was to test your geographical knowledge of Ireland and Optimal Workshop. We created 4 tasks and we promoted our survey on Twitter 3 days ago. We received 46 completed surveys. You can check out the live survey here if you…

‘Pay per survey’ plan now available

You’ve asked for it, and now you have it. If you have a survey to conduct and you’d like a fixed price per survey instead of subscription pricing you can now Pay Per Survey. This option is designed for those who: are sure they have a single survey to conduct and have no plans to iterate or repeat their survey in…

Optimal Workshop welcomes WebSort and PlainFrame users!

Today we have exciting and emotional news. Optimal Workshop has acquired WebSort and PlainFrame, two tools for card sorting and tree testing respectively. We’re really excited to be welcoming so many new users to Optimal Workshop on one day. Welcome! On Monday the 3rd of March, we will retire the WebSort and PlainFrame UIs—everyone will be upgraded to Optimal Workshop.…