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Heuristic Evaluation

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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.


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.


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