Steve Portigal helps companies harness the strategic power of user research.


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Doorbells, Danger, and Dead Batteries: User Research War Stories

Doorbells, Danger, and Dead Batteries examines the bizarre, comic, tragic, and generally astonishing experiences that researchers have out in the field.


Upcoming Events

Confab Higher Ed
September 11 – 13, Denver
User research: Uncovering compelling insights through interviews (workshop)

Big Design
September 14 – 16, Dallas
Learning From User Research War Stories (presentation)

Radical Research Summit
September 29, Vancouver
Learning From User Research War Stories (keynote)

Midwest UX
October 12 – 14, Cincinnati

Confab Intensive
November 6 – 8, Indianapolis
We’ve done all this research, now what? (workshop)