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. The beginning of a Lean UX project is a hypothesis statement which clarifies vision and goals for the team and company leadership.

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Accessibility Testing: Tips & Best Practices From Industry Leaders

Userzoom

Learn about best practices for accessibility testing from two leading companies in their industries. Lots of companies want to conduct accessibility evaluations by conducting usability testing for people with disabilities. Before running an accessibility test, you can make sure your site meets fundamental accessibility guidelines. Furthermore, be aware that one of the toughest parts of accessibility testing is knowing how to recruit participants.

Establishing an Effective Product Strategy Process

Roman Pichler

As it’s hard to correctly determine upfront how much time will be required to carry out the necessary discovery activities, for example, observing and interviewing users, testing prototypes, and validating pricing assumptions, I like to time box the work.

The Typology of Design Sprints

Mind the Product

At it’s core, a design sprint is a tool for answering a critical business question through design prototyping and testing with users. When possibilities seem too wide to move forward, a sprint can help prioritize and test out what one of the directions might look like “in action”.

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Why product managers need to know UX

The Product Coalition

UX and product management have broadly the same goals?—?to They benefit from learning the UX mindset, introducing UX techniques directly into their workflow and influencing others in their organisation to adopt UX as an integral process.

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How To Create A Convincing Product Vision To Guide Your Team

UX Studio

Working on a product without a decent product vision resembles going into the street with eyes closed. This article will show how a product vision should look, how to create it and communicate it to all stakeholders in play. What is Product Vision? Product vision imagines a product direction in the long-term. Typically, product vision defines two to five years’ time or even more – depending on the industry and the product life cycle. Product vision board.

UX Case Study: Search Engine Redesign for RV Rental

UX Studio

In this UX case study, we cover the story of updating the search function of Campanda, including our research and design process, and the specifics learnings we made during this project. Kicking off the UX project. The UX team. UX Research.

Microcopy Matters – How We Improved Our UX Writing and You Can Too

UX Studio

Usually, they draw a detailed wireframe, test it a couple of times and at the end give it a fancy UI. Still, when it came to testing in real life, our poor physiotherapy patient users just couldn’t interpret the sentences quickly. That makes us improve constantly at UX Studio. I realized that even though writing copy forms part of our everyday, even as UX designers, we still don’t consider it an integral enough part of designing products in general.

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Designing UX In An App For People With Disabilities — UX Case Study

UX Studio

With the power of community and technology, we can make the lives of wheelchair users easier,” reads the vision of the Route4U founders – 4 social entrepreneurs working together for a fantastic goal. Check out Dan’s article on gamification in UX. Timi wrote a great article about her favorite 3 UX workshops. Our researcher conducting a user test on the prototype. Six user tests. Learn more about UX. Case Study UX Research

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Product Design For Kids: A UX Guide To Children’s Minds

UX Studio

We don’t know what kids want, like, expect or think, says Kid UX Designer Sabine Idler. For instance, as a UX researcher, I must prepare for surprising reactions and behaviors when conducting a usability test with kids. We at UX studio often get asked questions like “how to design a website for kids”, or “what does the ideal children’s app look like”. Also, not only the sharpness of their vision but how they fixate and examine object changes over the first few months.

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Mobile UX Design Case Study: How We Built An MVP For Wattler

UX Studio

In January 2017 we had the opportunity to work on the Wattler Android app , which among its many visions aims to increase personal energy consumption monitoring. Prioritize sustainability; this vision drove the intensive month and a half we spent on working with the Wattler team. Mobile UX Design 101: Finding personas. We also got directions for the upcoming interviews and user tests which we could schedule in our time frame.

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What’s the best way for product managers to align with UX teams?

AlphaHQ

On paper, product managers and UX teams should happily work together. However, getting along with UX professionals can pose challenges for product managers. Product Managers who work well with UX teams will find that their own work improves and products are more successful.

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Uncovering Your Most Pivotal Users by Marieke McCloskey and Doug Puett

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Doug Puett, Head of Data Science at UserTesting, and I share how our data science and UX research team worked collaboratively to conduct retention analysis, customer segmentation, and cohort definitions. Enter UX research.

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Naimish Gohil – Adapting Your Product for a Changing Market

Mind the Product

From uniform to behaviour to the school vision, everyone working at a school needs to be able to give a consistent message to the students. In order to get to this stage, they took the approach of any good product manager – they tested repeatedly to learn what worked best and iterated. Product Management Process User Experience (UX) User Research User Testing Video adapt B2B edtech education Emerging Business Models iterate London Product/Market Fit ProductTank

3 Useful UX Workshops to Get Your Team on the Same Page

UX Studio

UX professionals are not lone fighters, but actually mediators between users, business managers and developers. A UX workshop can help you gather the team and brainstorm to make better decisions. In a UX workshop, we share research results with the participants and let them come up with their own conclusions. You can read about the UX research methods we use in a previous blog post. Get everybody on the same page with a UX workshop.

The Design Sprint Process – 11 Reasons To Love It

UX Studio

We found this a wonderful joke at UX Studio when we created our company’s first running t-shirts, even though we knew the vast majority won’t get it in most competitions. Author of The Design Sprint Jake Knapp offers a path to this vision. Want to know more about the UX process?

Product Managers: How to Succeed on Every Project

Modus Create

There are a couple great tricks you can use to overcome this: Concede only to testing the idea. Then conceive of a simple A/B test or user study you can do that will validate or invalidate the idea. This means paying attention to your team and knowing best practices in different areas (UX, engineering, QA) so you can see when they aren’t being practised. User testing doesn’t have to be expensive or extensive using lean validation techniques. Provide Vision and Clarity.

Product Thinking vs Product Management?—?The Difference Unveiled

The Product Coalition

Secondly, because digital teams require on-and-off interventions to protect a unified product vision. Developing a product vision is a very expansionary project. A Product Manager develops its own vision. ux-design product-manager product-management product ux

The 5 Skills you Need to Become a Fantabulous Product Manager

Craft.io

Product managers who started out as UX designers don’t share the same proficiencies with PMs who came over from R&D teams. What do we talk about, when we talk about product vision? Develop a Basic Understanding of UX. Communicating the vision is a crucial part of that.

The 5 Skills you Need to Become a Fantabulous Product Manager

Craft.io

Product managers who started out as UX designers don’t share the same proficiencies with PMs who came over from R&D teams. What do we talk about, when we talk about product vision? Develop a Basic Understanding of UX. Communicating the vision is a crucial part of that.

Top 10 Product Guest Posts of 2017

Mind the Product

Design Thinking is how we explore and solve problems; Lean is our framework for testing our beliefs and learning our way to the right outcomes; and Agile is how we adapt to changing conditions with software.

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From conversion to retention: industry experts on improving your onboarding

Inside Intercom

Then you have to test that hypothesis. We can’t sell them on the long-term vision or get them to invite all these people to make it worth their while. Joanna Wiebe on testing your onboarding messaging. Test that versus just Wistia sending that email.

Wireframing for Non-Designers – A Crash Course

Atomic Spin PM

This type of wireframe should be developed with your customer and end users (if possible) in order to create a shared vision of the structure for the software you are building. There are plenty of tools that exist specifically for creating digital wireframes, such as UX Pin or Axure.

Wireframing for Non-Designers – A Crash Course

Atomic Spin PM

This type of wireframe should be developed with your customer and end users (if possible) in order to create a shared vision of the structure for the software you are building. There are plenty of tools that exist specifically for creating digital wireframes, such as UX Pin or Axure.

7 Ethical Design Examples To Make Facebook Better For Everyone

UX Studio

Want to read more about our UX design process here? We at UX studio care deeply around the world around us, and the people in it. Our vision is to create products that satisfy client and user needs, but we also strive to do this in an ethical way. UX Design Methods

From conversion to retention: industry experts on improving your onboarding

Inside Intercom

Then you have to test that hypothesis. We can’t sell them on the long-term vision or get them to invite all these people to make it worth their while. Joanna Wiebe on testing your onboarding messaging. If it’s Wistia sending an email, versus Chris at Wistia, that’s an interesting test. Test that versus just Wistia sending that email. Or test a Success Manager against the company. We tested eight onboarding emails.

Collaboration between Designers and Product Teams

The Product Coalition

Here are some things you are going to learn from day one: Think problem first, not solution first; Have empathy for your users, try to be in their shoes; Whenever you design something, test it with users; You are not your users, so your opinion on what works best is not the rule.

Are you cut out for Product Management?

BrainMates

But first, Product Managers need to demonstrate to founders or executives that progress is happening, so that founders can trust that their vision is being nurtured. A Product vision is key to delivering great products. A vision isn’t something that can be delivered in a single hit.

Seriously, What’s the Difference Between Product Manager and Project Manager

Craft.io

Being the visionary behind the process, the product manager always needs to have the endgame in mind – bringing her vision of the product to life , adjusting the vision to fit market/audience needs and mobilizing the entire team toward that goal. Vision.

5 Tips for Product Managers to Ensure Success on Every Project

Mind the Product

There are a couple great tricks you can use to overcome this: Concede only to testing the idea. Then conceive of a simple A/B test or user study you can do that will validate or invalidate the idea. User testing doesn’t have to be expensive or extensive using lean validation techniques.

How to use betas to launch killer products

Mixpanel

That means making hard decisions about the product’s vision and roadmap. Beta testers are representatives of the target customer for the feature you are testing. You can ask open-ended questions about features, UX, and ideas for addressing even more of their pain points.

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What does a Product Manager do? Take 1.

Product Manager in Heels

Product Management is a unique mix beween business, technology and UX. Join a team, set a vision (after TONS of research) and GET EXCITED about what you're working on. Starting a new role forces product managers to think of the basic principles the guide product management.

The Four Skills of Product Management

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Core Competencies All product managers must be good at communication, analysis, prioritization, breaking down complexity, vision, and managing a roadmap. User interviews, surveys, and usability tests inform persona development, influence ideation, and help measure success.

How to document like a pro being a product manager?

The Product Coalition

Often before I used to struggle with having the big picture, vision, and roadmap connected to detailed tasks or user stories to give them context and show the progress. Ask for interactive designs from your UX team. Interactive designs also help with faster user testing.

Announcing Agile 2.0.0 – The Newest and Bestest Agile Ever

Modus Create

Sure, it may be a little bit harder to find everything – and with the planning involved for all of these features we aren’t going to have time for any user research or UX. If we don’t test, then there aren’t any bugs to be found. So no more testing.

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How JustGiving Crowdfunding Went From an Idea to £100m in Five Years

Mind the Product

Initially JustGiving supported only registered charities on its website, but the founders’ vision was to support all good causes. The initial vision was to. This vision gave us something to aim for. 2014 – Testing and Growing the Team.

Are North Star Metrics Leading You Astray?

ProductPlan

The first potential negative side effect of a lone measurable target is tunnel vision. The company said “it’s all about signups” so UX staff will optimize the signup process over and over while marketing spends all of its energy driving traffic to signup pages. Support. Sign In.