Interviewing Users: How To Uncover Compelling Insights (http://rosenfeldmedia.com/books/interviewing-users/) by Steve Portigal
Interviewing is a foundational user research tool that people assume they already possess. Everyone can ask questions, right? Unfortunately, that's not the case. Interviewing Users provides invaluable interviewing techniques and tools that enable you to conduct informative interviews with anyone. You'll move from simply gathering data to uncovering powerful insights about people.
Interviewing Users will explain how to succeed with interviewing, including:
Embracing how other people see the world Building rapport to create engaging and exciting interactions Listening in order to build rapport. With this book, Steve Portigal uses stories and examples from his 15 years of experience to show how interviewing can be incorporated into the design process, helping you learn the best and right information to inform and inspire your design.
Buy Interviewing Users (http://rosenfeldmedia.com/books/interviewing-users/) from Rosenfeld Media as a paperback or ebook. Use code UXBOOKDC2013 for a 30% discount.
6:00 - 6:30 Pizza & beer (bring something for yourself or to share)
6:30 - 7:30 Book discussion
7:30 - 8:00 Author Q&A with Steve Portigal
8:00 - 8:15 Next month's book, conference announcements, job announcements