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Why Remote Research is Sometimes the Best Choice (and How to Do it Right)

Why Remote Research is Sometimes the Best Choice (and How to Do it Right)

Mira Rao

What do we mean by remote research? When is remote research the right choice? What are some tips for dealing with the challenges that come along with this approach?

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Remote Research: Trade-Offs In Moderated & Unmoderated Usability Testing

Remote Research: Trade-Offs In Moderated & Unmoderated Usability Testing

Siri Mehus, Ph.D.

At Blink we practice evidence-driven design. That means that the design recommendations and decisions we make are grounded in solid data and sound reasoning. But what counts as good evidence? What are the data and reasoning that stand behind a well-motivated design decision?

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Open for Business & Ready to Help

Open for Business & Ready to Help

Karen Clark Cole

While Blink’s offices are temporarily closed and our employees are working safely from home, I want to assure you that Blink remains committed to delivering excellence on all of our projects — in all the flexible ways our clients need during this time.

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Conducting User Research and COVID-19

Conducting User Research and COVID-19

Kelly Franznick

In collaboration with colleagues within and outside of Blink, plus a fair amount of experimenting at home, Chief Innovation Officer Kelly Franznick put together a set of protocols for a safe return to our user research labs.

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How to Make the Most of a Remote Design Internship

How to Make the Most of a Remote Design Internship

Morgan Mapstone

When I accepted a remote internship at Blink this past spring, we were all well into national stay-at-home orders. I began to wonder what working from home every day would be like and how long this style of work might last far beyond my new internship. Now, wrapping up my time at Blink, I realize this experience was the best crash course in preparing for what the modern workplace is to become.

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Blinker Health & Well-Being

Blinker Health & Well-Being

Karen Clark Cole

Below is a message from Linda and me, and we’re also speaking on behalf of the Blink leadership team.

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Our 8 Recommendations for Building a UX Research Program

Our 8 Recommendations for Building a UX Research Program

Katie Greiner

Katie Greiner, UX Researcher at Blink makes recommendations on how to create a solid research practice within a new company.

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Blink’s Coronavirus Update (COVID-19)

Blink’s Coronavirus Update (COVID-19)

Karen Clark Cole

We have set up a Blink task force, including a dozen members of Blink’s leadership team, which meets daily to review the most recent health information and determine communication strategies so that everyone inside and outside of our company receives accurate and timely information.

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Our Downtown San Diego Usability Labs Are Open for Business

Our Downtown San Diego Usability Labs Are Open for Business

Seth Hill

We just completed construction of two state-of-the-art usability labs in our downtown San Diego studio. We can configure our San Diego usability labs to evoke professional office spaces, medical exam rooms, cozy living rooms, or anything in between.

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Seven Questions to Ask When Selecting a UX Consulting Firm

Seven Questions to Ask When Selecting a UX Consulting Firm

Roxane Neal

If your project needs the skills and expertise of a user experience (UX) consulting firm, you may not know where to start.

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BlinkThink: Gallery and Speaker Series Is Back!

BlinkThink: Gallery and Speaker Series Is Back!

Kristina Knaus

Join us at Blink UX in the Seattle Waterfront area for two interesting presentations and an artist’s reception. We’ll feature the art of Gregory Beams and presentations from Dr. Megan Moreno and Dr. Kate Starbird on how technology is impacting our society.

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What A Year!

What A Year!

Karen Clark Cole

This year had a lot of firsts for Blink. We reached over 90 employees, covering research, strategy, design, and development, and a fantastic support network keeping the company running like a well-oiled machine.

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