Ryan DeBeasi

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Heuristic Evaluation

Provide expert review of UX designs

delivery-measure-and-learn loop position

No. People

2

Time

30 minutes

Difficulty

moderate

Participants

UX designers, or team members interested in UX

What is it?

Heuristic evaluation is a method for reviewing designs based on ten basic principles. The term was coined by Jakob Neilsen back in 1995, but the principles are still just as relevant today.

Why use it?

  • Provide expert review of designs, which can be a great companion to feedback from usability testing.
  • It can be difficult to provide useful design critiques. These heuristics help reviewers provide concrete, actionable feedback.

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