Though I'm careful about it, setting the scene has always been something I've found really helpful when doing user research - I ask a participant to imagine they’re in a particular situation and have a particular need.
Tips and techniques
A combination of charm, wit and tenacity... just like Jeremy Paxman! Or maybe not. The best way to learn how to facilitate is to watch experienced facilitators work, pick up techniques from them, then practice. There are however several key tips and …
The amazing new GDS research studio at Aviation House has both Windows and Mac computers, allowing our research participants to choose the system they're most familiar with.