Atomic UX Research

How to use Atomic UX Research for building a research repository in

What is Atomic UX Research?

Atomic UX Research is a framework to structure and retrieve qualitative research data. The term was framed by Tomer Sharon working on the Polaris framework at WeWork.

Atoms are the smallest units of research – observations such as tagged user quotes or
video snippets
– that you can combine to support your hypotheses, present, and share.

How Atomic UX Research can benefit your research

Atomic UX Research helps you to consistently document your findings and trace conclusions back to the raw facts.

Instead of creating lengthy PDF reports, you build a searchable body of granular research insights, that will compound over time and that you can utilize to answer new research questions like “What do we know about …?”.


Applying Atomic UX Research in is a tool for qualitative data analysis – designed with Atomic UX Research already in mind. It is built to create a research repository as a shared and searchable research memory.

Watch the short introduction video to learn about the basics of Atomic UX Research and how you can apply this research framework in

The Atomic UX Research framework

The 4 stages of Atomic UX Research

You collect data in Experiments like research studies. From these experiments, you draw Facts, such as user quotes or statistics. By combining and interpreting these facts, you learn something new and gain Insights. In turn, Insights reveal Opportunities for improvements.


How to start with Atomic UX Research

We are at your service: Schedule a personal call with Jonas, our CEO, to talk about adopting Atomic UX research, best practices, and building a long-lasting research repository.

You can also learn more about Atomic UX Research in our in-depth blog post.

Start with Atomic UX Research today

Structure your research for continuous learning and long-term benefits.
Build a research repository in

Trusted by