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How User Experience Research Can Improve CDR & Open Banking Outcomes

If you could visit a website called savememoney.com—where you could securely log in and press a button to see places where you could save money—would you do it? 

What if you wanted to move accounts between banks, and all you had to do was press a button that would automatically check your credit history, approve you, transfer your money, and set up your new accounts?

While these opportunities don’t yet exist, they’re aligned with the vision of Open Banking under the Consumer Data Right (CDR) in Australia. Although consumer awareness of Open Banking is currently limited, individual organisations across sectors have a great opportunity to get in at the ground floor with new marketing strategies and technology by building on a strong foundation of user experience (UX) research.

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Case Study: DPIE Threatened Species Remote Workshops

If you read our previous article regarding our learnings from remote workshops, then you will know that Sitback has been running all of our stakeholder workshops online for the last year across a number of clients, one of which was The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE). Building on our last article, this time we will take a deep dive into the remote workshops we conducted with DPIE for their “Threatened Species” project, as well as our approach to running both the requirements gathering and co-design workshops.

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6 psychology principles to improve your insurance website's UX

If ever there was a time to be optimising your website, this would be it.

With 2020 being a year of unprecedented change and disruption, it is now more important than ever to offer your customers (both current and potential) an experience that makes them feel safe, secure, and knowledgeable. Good UX (user experience) is one of the tools in our arsenal to help us achieve this; it lets us guide customers through our content in a way that is meaningful and helps them get to their end destination with minimal effort. Moreover, good UX is an integral part of the trust-building process.

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5 Easy to Implement Tips to Improve the Mobile Checkout Design of your eCommerce Website

We recently started a series of deep-dive articles, building on the findings from our "Online Shopping Behaviours of Today's Australians" report that was released earlier this year. The report was based on generational research into the attitudes & perceptions of Australian eCommerce consumers, carried out by our Experience Design team, and touched on a number of important topics for anyone responsible for the success of an online store.

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Shopping Cart Best Practices & Methods to Improve Conversion Rates During Checkout

Earlier this year, we published a free research report entitled, "Online Shopping Behaviours of Today's Australians". The report was based on generational research into the attitudes & perceptions of Australian eCommerce consumers, carried out by our Experience Design team, and touched on a number of important topics for anyone responsible for the success of an online store.

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Remote User Research: What it is & when you should use it

I’ve just started a placement at Sitback for my Masters. Fortunately, I’ve had some prior experience with in-person UX methods. Unfortunately, I’ve managed to work in the office a grand total of one day before the work from home policy was implemented as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic! With client meetings and testing now entirely being done remotely, I’ve had some time to absorb and adapt. Here are some things that I’ve learned about remote user research while working alongside my new colleagues in the Experience Design Team.

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Australian eCommerce Infographic: Online Shopping Behaviours

We recently released our new custom research, "Online Shopping Behaviours of Today's Australians", a collection of research insights that explore how older Australian consumers are navigating the world of eCommerce differently to younger Australian consumers.

Today we are pleased to release this infographic, giving you an overview of the key insights drawn from the research.

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