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Discovery Toolkit


By: Open Contracting Partnership

Published: 2023

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Discovery Toolkit

By Open Contracting Partnership

The Discovery Toolkit provides you with a collection of resources that will guide you through conducting user research for open data portals and data visualization tools. By using this toolkit, you’ll have a much better idea of what you develop and how your product needs to work for the people that will use it.

It includes insights from OCP’s own user research from multiple projects, as well as personas, user research questions and sample requirements that you can copy or adapt to your needs. 

The Discovery Toolkit is ideal for people and teams that want to build software and tools to improve transparency of open contracting data, but don’t have the resources or expertise for conducting user research. For more details on the Discovery Toolkit and why user research is such a crucial part of the design and development process, read our blog post.

The Toolkit contains: