This year’s theme brings together two distinct but related trends in User Research: democratizing + scaling + operationalizing research and inclusion in research and design under the umbrella of “research for all.”
It’s an ambitious-sounding phrase, to be sure, and one that reflects an ideal rather than our current state. But hey, we’re optimists and there’s a certain power in naming things (plus, “research for more, by more” doesn’t really have the same ring to it).
The members of the Class of 2022 have all contributed, in varying ways, to a future in which User Research and its outcomes are more relevant and accessible to the people they impact.
They've done this by:
Which UXRs are pictured here? Hover for the answer!
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