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I'm looking to understand the processes and tools product leaders use to understand how users are using their product.

  • DH

    David Hoos

    about 3 years ago #

    Hotjar FTW!

  • MM

    Marni Melrose

    about 3 years ago #

    I use both Hotjar and Mouseflow.

  • FA

    Fabio Araujo

    about 3 years ago #

    Crazy Egg, Hot Jar, Google Analytics, Chat Bot Analytics, Mix Panel, Flurry some of them ;)

  • HB

    Henk Bolhuis

    about 3 years ago #


    It is really hard to pinpoint a "time" metric to each question, this all depends on the "problem"
    you're trying to solve and of course, the question you have.

    But I'd love to tell you about some of the tools we are using to answer some of these questions.

    - CloseAlert - when we launched (new) email campaigns, changed the tone-of-voice or design
    - Apptentive - to obtain more qualitative feedback and aggregated this back to our customer journey
    - Usabilla - same as apptentive, but we also use it during A/B testing
    - Zendesk - yes, it's a customer service tool, but I would always recommend looking into it.
    - Starred - NPS- tracking (not my favourite metric to measure, but it works).
    - Hotjar - used during A/B testing, finding bugs, discovering page intent, etc.

    Finally, this is always the most interesting tool of them all... it's real life usability testing!

    If you have any other questions, please let me know ;).

  • DH

    David Hoos

    about 3 years ago #

    I also forgot to mention that I put together a pretty exhaustive list of the tools out there right now. You might find this helpful: https://thegood.com/guide/usability-testing-tools/

  • YH

    yuree hong

    about 3 years ago #

    Hotjor, google analytics for web.
    We currently use firebase for mobile app. Any recommendations for the usability testing for an app?

  • AB

    Alli Blum

    about 3 years ago #

    In addition to all these great tech tools, my favorite process is one-on-one interviews with active users.

    Quantitative data can give you lots of info about *what* people are doing in-app. Interviews (especially Jobs to Be Done style interviews) can help you answer questions about *why* people are using your app in a particular way.

    How long does it take? It depends on the question.