Finding suitable individuals to take part in usability testing takes a great deal of time and effort but the results from finding the right people can be invaluable in returning usable, reliable data.

What processes & techniques have you used to source, recruit and retain participants for usability testing

This #uxdiscuss event will be held on 27th August 2015 (27/08/2015) at 1pm UK time (8am Eastern US).

We will be continuing to experiment with the open format for this week: We will not post any questions, just suggest the topic and leave it up to the participants to see where the discussion goes.

The questions will be posted to Twitter via @uxdiscuss using the hashtag #uxdiscuss and all you have to do is join in.

We look forward to seeing you then!

Navigation, the act of aiding a user through your site, app or system, is a vital aspect of the user experience. This week’s UX Discuss will look at “Navigation for the User”, what advice and experience do you have in making this vital interaction as useful as possible?

The #uxdiscuss event will be held on  13 August 2015 (13/08/2015) at 1pm UK time (8am Eastern US).

We will be experimenting with the new open format for this week as well: We will not post any questions, just suggest the topic and leave it up to the participants to see where the discussion goes.

The questions will be posted to Twitter via @uxdiscuss using the hashtag #uxdiscuss and all you have to do is join in.

We look forward to seeing you then!

This UXDiscuss will look at  Personas – Thoughts, Techniques and Resources.

The #uxdiscuss event will be held on  6 August 2015 (06/08/2015) at 1pm UK time (8am Eastern US).

We will be experimenting with a new open format: We will not post any questions, just suggest the topic and leave it up to the participants to see where the discussion goes.

The questions will be posted to Twitter via @uxdiscuss using the hashtag #uxdiscuss and all you have to do is join in.

We look forward to seeing you then!