Empowering Development Teams

Roman Pichler

Empowering development teams starts with taking a sincere interest in the individuals, attentively listening to their ideas and concerns, and empathising with them. In the worst case, empowerment is seen as a trick to make development teams do more work and blame them if things don’t go to plan. A good example are sprint goals : A sprint goal captures the desired outcome of a sprint and is agreed by product owner and development team. Show People that You Care.

Seven Ways Northwestern Mutual Prioritizes Transparency When Developing Fintech Products

The Product Coalition

According to Laine Henry, UX Lead at Northwestern Mutual Continue reading on Product Coalition ». ux product-management fintech product-development product-strategy

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The Difference: UX vs UI

The Product Coalition

You’ll find yourself working closely with UX and UI designers throughout your career as a Product Manager. The last thing you want to do when talking to a designer, is to use UX and UI interchangeably. You may also be interested in: Why UX Is Essential for PMs What Is UX?

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Top 7 Companies to Hire Remote Developers For Your Team

The Product Coalition

Remote development teams have accelerated from being nice to have to become the need of the hour. Why Should you hire a remote development team? A company might choose to hire digital teams and outsource projects or hire dedicated developers to fill gaps in existing teams.

Design Hacks for Non-Designers: Ask Expert Laura Klein

Speaker: Laura Klein, Principal at Users Know and Author of UX for Lean Startups

We all have to make quick decisions about product interfaces, and there's not always a designer around when you need one. That doesn't mean that you're doomed to failure, though. Learn a few really common user experience design mistakes and how to avoid making them. Join UX designer and product management expert Laura Klein for a no-holds-barred Ask Me Anything session on UX design. Laura—principal of Users Know and author of Build Better Products and UX for Lean Startups—has over 20 years of experience helping companies innovate responsibly and improve their product development processes.

Web or app Development – Which is Better?

Mind the Product

One technology to mention in this context is the open source framework React Native, which allows you to take a cross-platform approach and develop apps for both Android and iOS using a single framework. However, from a UX perspective, they take a step towards native apps by enabling some offline functionality and other native app-like features. The outcome is an exceptionally smooth web-app UX. The post Web or app Development – Which is Better?

How UX studio Conducted a Website UX Review for IncQueryLabs.com


UX studio has conducted an expert review for the IT company IncQueryLabs to discover why their website did not perfo rm well. . The main goal of the UX expert review was to discover what causes poor conversion rates as well as what makes visitors leave the website. . UX Review Planning.

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Four tips from my first year as a UX Developer

Michael J. Fordham

Use copious amounts of post-it notes Continue reading on UX Collective ». design design-thinking user-experience ux development

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The Best Custom Software Development Companies in Poland

The Product Coalition

The Most Trusted Custom Software Development Companies in Poland Are you looking for a reliable software development partner for your business? Hopefully, this list of the top leaders in the software development industry in Poland will help you make the right choice.

How We Organise UX Design Process at UX studio

UX Studio

What is it that everybody does in the UX industry, but does it differently? Probably one of correct answers is the UX design process. In our field, it is not a surprising thing if there are differences in the ways we build up our UX processes – everyone can have their own methods. However, it is good to have a great guide about a well-tried UX design process which you can rely on. Here’s how we do it at UX studio. Product Management UX Design Methods

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Beyond the Findings: The Case for UX Research in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research, AXA Insurance

People often think of UX research as a tactical approach to improve the usability or visual appeal of a digital product. While good research will certainly validate an existing design, using it for validation alone would be like using your iPhone solely to tell time! Join Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research at AXA Insurance, as she explores the unrecognized organizational, cultural, and strategic benefits of an in-house, central and mature UXR team.

Protecting UX with Feature Policy

Modus Create

For maximum effectiveness, use Feature Policies in development environments to enforce the contract early on. Developers can also set the allow attribute for more granular iframe control. <iframe Using Javascript, developers should check if a feature is permitted before using it. The post Protecting UX with Feature Policy appeared first on Modus Create. Browsers are capable of bridging sensors, Bluetooth, USB, and other hardware to web apps like never before.

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Six predictions for the UX and CX industries in 2020


Therefore, I have asked six of UserZoom’s brightest minds (who also happened to be willing to stake their hard-earned reputations on these predictions) about how they think the CX and UX landscapes will shape up in 2020. Here are a few teasers of what’s to come: We can look forward to a further blossoming of the CX and UX relationship, where we move past the collection of pure attitudinal data towards a more holistic overview of experiences using quant and qual research.

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AI UX: 7 Principles of Designing Good AI Products

UX Studio

In this article, I will go through the seven basic AI UX principles products should follow. Here follow my seven principles of AI UX. Thus reads the first principle of AI UX. Firebase, a tool for mobile developers, labels the predicted data with a magic wand icon. We see our job as a UX team as helping people understand how machines work so they can use them better. These recommendation engines were the first AI UX many people encountered, many years ago.

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UX LIVE 2019: Lee Duddell, Senior UX Director, on ‘Democratizing UX’ [VIDEO]


Our Senior UX Director Lee Duddell discusses the importance of democratizing UX , while highlighting the mistakes that people make when they begin sharing research empowerment around the organisation and how they can avoid them. The following video was taken at UX LIVE 2019 , and we’d like to give them a huge thank you for inviting us to talk at their fantastic conference. Everything you need to integrate user research into product development!

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UX and Design Tips for Better Dashboards: Product Manager Laura Klein Explains How to Improve Your Analytics

Speaker: Laura Klein, Principal at Users Know and Author of UX for Lean Startups

No one makes poorly designed products on purpose. And yet we have so many of them in our lives. That's why Laura Klein, product manager and UX designer, has a set of tips to help application teams improve their embedded dashboards and reports.

How we Developed a Talent Growth Plan at Almundo

Mind the Product

So, it was natural that we should want to develop a talent growth plan for our people. All of them are accountable for a squad (about five developers and one user experience professional). The results showed that they wanted better (and more frequent) feedback on how to further develop their product management skills. Is UX about being customer-centric, or should they be able to build a high fidelity prototype or run JTBD interviews? Team execution and development.

Healthcare UX Trends – Design Challenges Worth Taking In 2018

UX Studio

I love designing healthcare UX. We at UX studio have a long history with healthcare UX. Healthcare UX Challenges. To see some examples of UX studio’s work in healthcare UX, see the screens below: We designed InSimu (healthcare education software) and Avizia (telemedicine provider), and some of our currently running projects (pssst, secret!) Keeping these in mind, let’s check out what UX trends in healthcare we can catch in 2018!

UX Expert Review

UX Studio

Not even sure if it needs small corrections or a whole major UX redesign project? What makes up a UX Expert Review? When setting out to improve products or services, experienced UX teams follow a well-planned scientific process divided into two parts: UX evaluation and user research. During a three-day UX expert review, UX researchers and designers use a variety of tools, methods and metrics to analyze the current state of a digital product.

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All You Need To Know About UX Team Structure

UX Studio

Companies have finally started to take UX seriously. As more and more UX designers and researchers get hired to make products better, we must think about how to best organize them. What does the ideal UX team structure look like? What three main disciplines form UX? If you’ve dipped your toes into the UX realm, you’ve probably met people of various different fields. UX Research. Well, we have said this before and will say it again: UX is a team sport.

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Collaborate Better with Your Customer-Facing Teams

Speaker: Hope Gurion, Product Leader Coach, Fearless Product LLC

Customer discovery is the lifeblood of product teams to identify the most important customer needs to solve next. Often it's the Product and UX members of the trio who take lead on facilitating this discovery. But what about other customer-facing teams in an organization? How do product teams best partner with these teams to understand customers’ unmet needs and decide which needs to address next?

Four top challenges UX teams face in 2020 and how to solve them


What are the top challenges that UX professionals will face in 2020 and what can we do to solve them? Over the last couple of years we’ve surveyed hundreds of people from some of the biggest companies in the world to discover the current UX landscape in enterprise organizations. The results, as featured in our 2019 State of UX in the Enterprise survey , are a revealing array of common challenges and trends. 1) Inclusion within the product development process.

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Top UX Agencies To Choose From In 2019


I have spent more than 15 years with UX design agencies. This puts me in a position to tell endless stories of the heroic work top UX agencies do day after day to fight for a better digital world. Today I’m going to give you an overview of the top UX design agencies. It will introduce the top UX agencies here and shamelessly put our team on the list as well. Let’s jump right in and look at the top UX agencies list. The Top UX Agencies. UX studio.

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How to include user research in early product development


According to our recent State of UX in the Enterprise survey , ‘including research within the product development process’ is now the #1 challenge faced by UX teams in 2019. Since last year, securing budgets and resources have become less of an issue as executive buy-in has risen dramatically , but now the major concern is in the actual nitty-gritty of running research within an organization’s product development lifecycle. UX Designer / Researcher | adjust.com. “I

Product Manager’s Guide To UX Research


Want to do UX research for a product without enough time or knowledge? This article will show the ideal way to do UX research , and will introduce the cost benefit, low-budget version too. This article will provide a guideline to do UX research the right way. It will also break down some basic concepts related to UX research. . What is UX research? Most simply: UX research gets feedback from target audience/users about a product. UX survey.

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The UX of Data


People in non-technical roles rely on data every day to make decisions, develop ideas or measure success. Download the UX of Data worksheet. Download the UX of Data worksheet. Generating data is easy. Ensuring it is reliable and widely accessible is hard. Data is often not accessible unless you can write code. When tools and systems are not created with them in mind, they lose trust and understanding.

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Managing Manufactured Products: Design and Development

Mind the Product

Now, let’s start designing and developing. In software, we all understand and appreciate that our UX designers aren’t the best at coding and our coders aren’t the best at UX design. The best development teams create a healthy tension between industrial design and industrial engineering. The decisions made when facing such contradictions will often make or break your product and the impact of such decisions may not be felt until late in the development process.

8 Tips for Collaborating with Development Teams

Roman Pichler

But let the ScrumMaster or coach tackle people, process, and organisational issues; let the development team figure out what needs to be done to implement the user stories and other product backlog items. Respect their UX/UI and technology decisions and their right to determine how much work can be done. Development teams should manage their own work (using a sprint backlog or Kanban board). Developing a successful digital product requires more than technical knowledge.

Churn Rate: Solutions With UX Design? Case Study On Xeropan

UX Studio

So they asked us, at UX studio to reduce customer churn rate and increase user loyalty. From the UX redesign process to churn rate. I worked closely together with Bence (UX researcher and colleague), as well as Xeropan’s CEO and developers. We knew only that something didn’t work quite right with the onboarding UX. He gave me instant feedback after each session to improve my UX research skills. The post Churn Rate: Solutions With UX Design?

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Find The Best UX Course Online: Our Top 9 List


Almost none of the UX professionals I know started their careers as UX experts-to-be, including most of my friends here at UX studio. We aim to help you find the best UX course online to start off or improve your knowledge as a UX-er. What made us psychologists, sociologists, teachers, lawyers and representatives of so many other professions all so fond of the world of UX? I have collected some online courses on UX from my favorite websites.

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The key to intuitive UX – Gestalt Principles

UXCam Bluespace

Insights UI/UX Design app development customer experience customization gestalt Gestalt Principles mobile app mobile ux UXUsing the subconscious to create delightful experiences.

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Disruptive Product Development – Jenine Lurie

Mind the Product

In this presentation at ProductTank NYC, Jenine explains how to apply user centered design techniques in a way that creates a “disruption” to ensure that customer needs come first when developing products. Prioritizing Features is Smart Product Development . Your mission critical task flow should be identified early on, and you should only be developing things that the user wants and/or needs. Good UX is Smart Manufacturing.

The UX of UserZoom: Part one – How we set up our research process


Welcome to ‘ The UX of UserZoom ’ – a new regular series where we reveal how we’re using our very own research product to improve the UX of UserZoom itself! To show how UserZoom delivers valuable UX insights at any stage of the product development lifecycle. The post The UX of UserZoom: Part one – How we set up our research process appeared first on UserZoom. Selling UX Internally The UX of UserZoom User Experience Research

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Best Practices for Healthcare Mobile App Development and Telemedicine Apps


While the pandemic certainly accelerated the healthcare industry’s digital transformation, it also meant some classic app basics or app development 101 principles fell to the wayside. It’s important to make sure the UX of your app is intuitive and easy to navigate.

How Sustainably Does UX Research On A Limited Budget

The Product Coalition

According to Jenny Björkman, UX Lead at Sustainably The cost implications of doing user experience (UX) design without a testing phase can put the future of any company at risk. imagine the cost savings had they included a UX research phase beforehand in their project plan. Jenny Björkman, is the UX Lead at Sustainably , where she’s charged with delivering delightful digital experiences for what many regard as one of the most exciting fintech services in the UK.

How To Measure UI/UX Design Impact On Business (+ Our Own Experience)


Yet as a software company owner or product manager, you hesitate to put time and budget into UI/UX design? Or how would UI/UX contribute to business growth? . Why And When Should You Update UI/UX? The UI/UX design of software and applications helps improve customer experience and satisfaction. From the growth of our customers’ use cases of our product, plus the new feature requests, we established our development requirements.

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The role of UX research now and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic


I’m in the unusual position of seeing directly (and indirectly) how hundreds of businesses’ digital departments across different industries have reacted to COVID-19, through my role as a UX research partner at UserZoom. You know, the type of research at the end of development that often leads to lots of suggestions but are often too late to ever be implemented? Bring together UX, product, analytics, optimisation, and marketing teams and talk about the roadmap.

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Top 6 App Development Agencies in Berlin

UXCam Bluespace

We did the research and are going to showcase the top app development agencies in Berlin. Insights UI/UX Design

5 UX Best Practices For Successful Self-tracking Apps

UX Studio

But how to make a successful self-tracking app with good UX? UX best practices in self-tracking apps. By no coincidence, healthcare innovations and wellness app developments comprise a major application area of QS. Many of these apps interconnect, letting them provide users a bigger picture of their health patterns and personal development throughout time. 5 UX best practices in self-tracking apps. Summary: How to create successful UX in self-tracking apps.

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The Lean UX Process

Product Bookshelf

Lean UX: Designing Great Products with Agile Teams by Jeff Gothelf. Lean UX Principles. Lean UX is the way you do design in an Agile process. Lean UX teams work “collaboratively, iteratively, and in parallel, with few handoffs, minimal deliverables, and a focus on working software and market feedback.” Lean UX focuses on shared understanding that is embodied in working software which can be tested with users rather than detailed design documentation.

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