Card Sorting from A–Z: Part IX – Tools and Resources

This is part of a series of posts which is based on a 3-hour hands-on workshop I offer on this topic. Be sure and check out the preceding posts:

Card Sorting from A–Z: Overview
Card Sorting form A-Z: Part I – Why and When
Card Sorting from A-Z: Part II – How to Prepare for a Card Sort
Card Sorting from A–Z: Part III – How to Implement an Open Card Sort
Card Sorting from A–Z: Part IV – How to Analyze Results of an Open Card Sort
Card Sorting from A–Z: Part V – How to Make Recommendations Based on Findings
Card Sorting from A–Z: Part VI – How to Implement a Closed Card Sort
Card Sorting from A–Z: Part VII – How to Analyze Results of a Closed Card Sort
Card Sorting from A–Z: Part VIII – Making Recommendations After a Closed Card Sort

 

Online Card Sorting Tools

 

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  • Websort: I have used Websort many times to conduct online card sorts. They have an easy to use interface which lets you create card sorting studies within minutes, and they have a variety of ways to view the data afterward.
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  • OptimalSort: I haven’t used OptimalSort extensively, but it offers a variety of tools and reporting options for conducting online card sorts as well.

 

Additional Resources

 

Books

 

Articles

 

Blog Posts