Blog Posts from Reach

I’ve been working for Reach for the last few months, building a new user research function to support their development and publishing of magazines, newspapers and websites. As usual, I’ve used this as an opportunity to write about user research – this post will be updated to collect blog posts on Reach’s official blog that […]

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Some things I’ve learned as an in-house research lead

For the last 2.5 years, I have been user research lead within a public sector organisation (as evident from the blog posts…). This was my first time being a line manager and my first time introducing research into an organisation that didn’t do it previously. During both of these experiences I made some mistakes, and […]

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Book Release and Conference Talk

A couple of updates on things I’ve done recently… The GamesUR Book has been released! I wrote a chapter on how to run interviews for researching games, which appears in the new book “Games User Research”, published by Oxford University Press. This chapter was written a little while ago, while I was still at PlayStation, […]

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App in Seconds Interview – Rapid iPhone Prototyping

I recently spoke to Frank Gaine, the man behind a new web-based iPhone prototyping tool AppInSeconds. It promises to allow rapid prototyping of iPhone apps, and is compatible with iPhones itself, allowing you to emulate menus and create mock GPS functionality quickly and easily and see exactly how they’d function on the phone – ideal […]

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