Tag Archives: ethnography

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The ABC of Usability Part 10

The latest installment in our monthly list of User Experience terms and our first milestone as we hit our 10th edition!

Each month, we are adding new terms to our existing glossary of Usability and UX definitions; terms we deem useful, interesting or – hopefully – a mixture of the two!

Discover new terms, learn more of the ones you thought you knew and find out interesting, little known, details.
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Top 10 Ethnographic Research Videos

When you examine people in context, synthesize their stories, and apply the results to solve a business or design problem (as my friend Steve Portigal defines it), you are conducting something people call ethnography, design research, user research, contextual inquiry, fieldwork, or whatever. Without getting into labeling it with a cool name, here are the best videos about this type of research activity. Videos are divided into four categories: introductory videos (mostly primers), examples (summaries or excerpts from such research studies), deeper dives (profound materials), and a fun category with a parody about ethnography.
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