Articles by Carol Righi

Dr. Righi has been a User Experience professional for over 25 years, having consulted on over 350 UX projects. She is widely considered a UX thought leader and innovator, is published extensively, and has presented at numerous professional meetings worldwide. She is co-author of User-Centered Design Stories and User-Centered Design: An Integrated Approach.

Invited Essay: No Interface? No Problem. Applying Human-Centered Design and HCDAgile to Data Projects

In October 2019, a group of human-centered designers, agilists, data scientists, and other technology enablement practitioners joined to share their thoughts about a topic of common interest: How should the principles and practices of human-centered design, Agile development, and the overarching process of HCDAgile be applied to products that have no obvious user interface? The […] [Read More]

The UTEST Community: Celebrating 20 Years of a Safe Space for UX Discussions

Article Contents UTEST, the online community of user experience (UX) practitioners and researchers, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. If you are a member, you know it as a place where you can ask questions, get help and opinions from your UX colleagues, contribute to discussions, find out about potential jobs and interesting non-profit events, […] [Read More]

Card Sort Analysis Best Practices

Abstract Information architecture is the practice of effectively organizing, structuring, and labeling the content of a website or application into a structure that enables efficient navigation. Card sorting is a research method that employs users’ input to help derive an effective navigation structure. Whether a card sorting study is conducted using manual methods and tools, […] [Read More]