Posts in ‘Optimal Workshop’

We’ve updated our Terms of Service

Here’s a quick overview of what’s changed.

“Could I A/B test two content structures with Treejack?!”

Our UX Agony Aunt, Ashlea, is back for another interesting instalment…

A sparkly new user interface for your participants

We’ve been improving the UI features of Treejack, OptimalSort, and Chalkmark, and in this post our designer Matt shows you a few befores-and-afters.

“What books do you recommend on quantitative analysis of user tests?”

This time I thought I’d hand it over to one of my UX buddies at Optimal Workshop to answer. So here’s Matt with a couple of great recommendations — on video!

An improved results platform for tree testing with Treejack

We’ve improved the Treejack results platform as part of our project to revamp and refine the results for all three tools. I’ve written before that we didn’t intend to change how the results of tree tests were calculated, but as we were moving Treejack over to the new platform, we couldn’t help ourselves. Now that it’s live, we’re here to fill you…

Treejack Improvements: Bloopers and Deleted Scenes

We’ve recently overhauled the Optimal Workshop analysis tools across the board. It was a total rebuild project (ask me how I feel about rebuilds over a whisky sometime) with the aim of “Parity, but better”.  I’m able to now say that we’ve done it. It’s a dream come true, or a nightmare come to an end, depending how you look…

Office LEGO Man and the Ultimate UX Toolkit (a match made in UX heaven)

It was a great month. We watched with eager eyes as photos were sent in celebrating the things that were engaging people throughout their days for our World Usability Day 2014 competition. And then, a winner. Judges from across the globe brought their wisdom to bear on the top ten entries with the most votes, and one came out on…

How we used card sorting to design a Style Guide for web developers and UX designers

At Wynyard, we’re bringing UX to the frontline of our product teams. One of our first steps towards UX integration is to create UX style guide that our web developers and designers can look to for styling, components and patterns. Here’s how we used card sorting as part of this project.

Twelve Days of UX Christmas

Want to see the user experience research you’ve been doing this year represented in pictures? Happy UXMas from Ashlea McKay and Optimal Workshop!

Tree testing and card sorting Yelp’s support content

We recently ran a study on Yelp’s desktop website as part of a redesign exercise for an ebook, and our eye was caught by one of Yelp’s support sites. We thought it would be fun — yes, fun — to run a tree test and an open card sort on the site’s information architecture, and write about our objectives and findings. Check them out!