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Friday, August 11, 2023

Deep Dive: How User Experience Research Shapes OneDrive

The new OneDrive for Web Home experience delivers a number of enhancements that make it easier and quicker to find your files. After working on SharePoint Pages for three years, she joined the OneDrive team last year to focus on understanding how people organize and find their files, and how they use OneDrive for work and school across different platforms and devices. She's been instrumental in driving UX research for the OneDrive visual refresh, which aims to provide a quick-to-use, consistent, and accessible user interface. One of the challenges of doing UX research for OneDrive is to understand and represent the needs and perspectives of our customers in a way that both accommodates a range of perspectives and use cases and ensures a unified experience across the platform. We were able to leverage that body of research when working on the OneDrive refresh. It's really a testament to how OneDrive is committed to keeping a high bar on craft. Lastly, for a deeper look into the new OneDrive design and all the went into it tune into the Sync Up Podcast episode: Behind the Blue - OneDrive's New Design. -------------------- Read more at Source: Microsoft Tech Community OneDrive Blog

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