Best 10 User Research Templates for Product Strategists

User Research supports product strategists by enabling them to understand their users' needs, behaviors, and motivations, leading to more informed decision-making and product development strategies. A User Research template in Notion can streamline the organization, execution, and analysis of user research activities, ensuring that insights are effectively integrated into product planning and development processes.

Before you get started in creating your own User Research template, consider exploring these User Research templates below. They're designed to simplify the research process, making it easier for you to gather and analyze user data.

1User Interview Template

Semi-structured interviews are an effective method for data collection when the researcher wants: (1) to collect qualitative, open-ended data; (2) to explore participant thoughts, feelings, and beliefs about a particular topic; and (3) to delve deeply into personal and sometimes sensitive issues.

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2User research tracker

Track all your user research interviews across multiple projects. Then embed interview recordings and transcripts, and call notes in the same place.

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3Software Product Development in-a-Box

Combines the core elements of our Product, Design & Engineering Team in-a-box sets to cover the needs of a modern product development team.

It features templates for your product, design, engineering, product analytics and user research teams. Amongst others; a product roadmap, OKR tracker, Sprint board, Kanban board, experiments tracker, user research tracker, tech specs, bug tickets and more.

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4User Research Database

Use this template to schedule and track the status of your user research.

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5Research Plan Template

As a UX Researcher, the first document you want to work on is a research plan. In here you detail everything you need to start the research project. The problem, scope, goals, hypotheses, research questions, methods, timeline, and who is involved.

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6Customer Feedback Tracker (with charts)

This template provides a starting point for tracking key product metrics and making charts to visualize them. It demonstrates how to measure and graph NPS score, which measures customer satisfaction 1-10. It also measures how disappointed customers would be if your product disappeared tomorrow, a metric popularized the the email client Superhuman. Finally, it shows an example of how to chart churn by month.

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7Experiment Results

Use this template to track your experiments along with their results. Anyone from any team can quickly add an experiment by using the database templates.

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8UX Research Board + Repository

Use a research board to keep track of all your (and your team’s) work. This template shows you an easy overview of all your projects, both open projects and finished projects. Thus at the same time helping you build a research repository in Notion.

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9AI User Persona Generator

User Persona Generator is designed to help entrepreneurs, marketers, and business owners create detailed personas effortlessly. Simply input a brief description of your business idea and the target audience, and the Notion AI will generate a comprehensive persona for you, filling in each section (Problem, Pains, Goals, and so on) with relevant information extracted or inferred from your input. You can then customize each section as needed and download and share your persona with your team, stakeholders, or anyone else!

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10Competitive Positioning Framework

Use this table to quickly compare your brand or company to the competitors in your industry and develop differentiated solution/benefit statements, core differentiators, category(s), and market position. Take a look at incumbents and well-established competitors as well as emerging disruptors and innovators in your space. You might also consider comparing your company to complementary brands—brands your customers may already be loyal to or use in conjunction with your product, such as an integration.

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