UX and NPS Benchmarks of Business Information Websites (2022)

What’s a good sushi restaurant in Denver? Is this auto repair shop reliable? What are the best hotels in Oahu that don’t cost a fortune? Most people, when asking questions about businesses—from travel and leisure to professional services—start online by reviewing one of the many informational websites. But even if these review websites are usable

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Business Software UX & NPS Benchmarks (2022)

Despite the attention consumer-level mobile apps, websites, and software get, much of the world depends on business software. Business software supports core functions for organizations, such as productivity management, communication, accounting, and sales. Several products also have a fair amount of crossover between business and consumer usage. Along with their features and capabilities, the user

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Evaluation of Three SEQ Variants

The Single Ease Question (SEQ®) is a single seven-point item that measures the perceived ease of task completion. It is commonly used in usability testing. Since its introduction in 2009 [PDF], some researchers have made variations in its design. Figure 1 shows the version that we currently use. In 2022, we decided to test some

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A Taxonomy of Common UX Research Methods

User experience research has a wide variety of methods. From one perspective, it’s good because there’s usually a method for whatever research question you need to answer. On the other hand, it’s hard to keep track of all these methods. Some methods, such as usability testing, are commonly used and have been around for decades.

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UX and NPS Benchmarks of Travel Aggregator Websites (2022)

The summer of 2022 has seen a significant rebound in both U.S. and international travel. Earlier this year, we benchmarked the airline website experience. But many travelers start at travel websites that aggregate airfare, hotels, rental cars, and experiences into one portal. In 2021, these websites generated some $11 billion in revenue (still below 2019

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How Satisfied Are UX Professionals with Their Jobs?

We’ve all got bills to pay. But there is more to a job than just the pay. The type of work you do and the people you work with have a lot to do with a sense of satisfaction. Consequently, job satisfaction has been measured extensively for decades in many industries. To gauge how satisfied

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Comparison of SEQ With and Without Numbers

Over the past few months, we’ve conducted several studies with different versions of the seven-point Single Ease Question (SEQ®), a popular task-level metric for perceived ease-of-use. As we’ve seen with other research on rating scales, response means tend to be rather stable despite often salient changes to formatting. In our earlier SEQ research, we found

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UX and NPS Benchmarks of Airline Websites (2022)

Air travel was one of the sectors most impacted by the pandemic. The summer of 2022 has seen air travel return to—or, in some cases, exceed—pre-pandemic levels. But the return to the skies has not been without turbulence. Shortages in staff and planes have resulted in a record number of delayed and canceled flights, making

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How to Compare Two Proportions with the N−1 Two-Proportion Test

Proportional data is common in both UX research and the larger scientific literature. You can use proportions to help make data-driven decisions just about anywhere: Which design converts more? Which product is preferred? Does the new interface have a higher completion rate? What proportion of users had a problem with registering? Consequently, you’ll likely want to

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Comparing Two SEQ Item Wordings

We use the seven-point Single Ease Question (SEQ®) frequently in our practice, as do many other UX researchers. One reason for its popularity is the body of research that started in the mid-2000s with the comparison of the SEQ to other similar short measures of perceived ease-of-use, the generation of a normative SEQ database, and

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