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Heuristic Evaluation

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Scenario

You are a UX designer at Goodreads (or another reading log and book review app of your choice).

Your team is making a big push to improve the user experience of the app. Along with performing usability testing with users, your design lead would like to analyze the app in-house.

Task

Perform a heuristic evaluation on the app for the process of logging a book you've read. Present the findings, including specific problems and recommendations.

Extra Credit: Perform an additional heuristic evaluation for the process of saving books you want to read in the future.

Tutorials

If you need help with this challenge, check out our hand-picked tutorial recommendations.

What Is Heuristic Evaluation and How Does It Improve Your Product?

adamfard.com

Heuristic Analysis for UX: How to Run a Usability Evaluation

uxdesign.cc

10 Tips on How to Conduct a Perfect Heuristic Evaluation

medium.muz.li

Heuristic Evaluation

youtube.com

Tools

Not sure which tools to use? Try one of these.

Miro

miro.com

Capian

capian.co

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