Product Tunnel-vision

Joe Cotellese

The post Product Tunnel-vision appeared first on Joe Cotellese. Product, UX & StrategyFocus on the problem, not the solution. I just spent about a half an hour looking for a photo sleeve for a baby album. I needed to do this because the sleeve was torn.

Motivating and influencing your teams

Lead on Purpose

You’ve nailed the vision, and built the foundation of trust, now you need to motivate your teams. The success of your product depends on the work they (engineering, UX/design, marketing, sales, etc.) In nearly all cases, the individuals on … Continue reading → Product Management Trust confidence energy influence motivate optimism vision

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Developing an experience map for AI startups to define their product vision


Developing an experience map for AI startups to define their product vision Here at RealtimeBoard, we empower team-driven companies to create outstanding products and experiences while we turn challenges of distributed work into competitive advantages. The post Developing an experience map for AI startups to define their product vision appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog. Experience design UX ai iot

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.

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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Establishing an Effective Product Strategy Process

Roman Pichler

You will need development team representatives like a user experience (UX) designer, developer, and tester, key stakeholders such as a sales rep, marketer, and support person, and a Scrum Master, as the following picture shows. Why a Product Strategy Process Matters.

How to become the UX Designer you aspire to be


This is what’s known as the u ser e x perience, or UX for short. What does a UX designer do? Enter the UX designer. Some UX designers strictly stick to functionality and wireframing while others have a dual role of also handling the look of things.

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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. I wrote another article in the subject of UX for social good – check that out, too! Learn more about UX. Case Study UX Research

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

UX Studio

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. So, I decided to share the thoughts from the book with the guys at UX Studio. The vision and the mission. We at UX Studio often do that. Summary: Microcopy Matters – We Improved Our UX Writing and You Can Too.

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UX and user-centric design at SXSW 2019


UX and user-centric design was on display in a big way at SXSW this year, demonstrating an exciting vision for the future in many spheres of life and industry. The post UX and user-centric design at SXSW 2019 appeared first on TryMyUI Blog. Partners & Stories TryMyUI Design Thinking Government User Experience Design Virtual Reality

Product Discovery Tips

Roman Pichler

I find it helpful to form a product discovery team that consists of: Development team members: user experience (UX) designer, developer, tester; Key stakeholders , for example, people from marketing, sales, and support; A ScrumMaster or agile coach. Bring the Right People Together.

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How remote UX teams can benefit from using RealtimeBoard


With the growing trend of remote work, especially in digital industries, UX managers are faced with the necessity of managing distributed teams, adding to the already complex challenges of maintaining efficient development, selling the UX vision to the entire company and studying mysterious customers. The post How remote UX teams can benefit from using RealtimeBoard appeared first on RealtimeBlog | A blog by RealtimeBoard

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”. Remember that the current experience affects the child much more, and we need to approach UX issues even more responsibly.

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Louis Rosenfeld on how UX design can close the gaps between people

Inside Intercom

UX designer are creating worlds, and people live in those worlds. I am someone who started as a librarian and then became an information architect and then became a UX person and then became a publisher and then became a conference producer and podcaster.

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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.

The Typology of Design Sprints

Mind the Product

This process can be applied to many different needs, from generating a vision for a new product, or redesigning a specific feature or flow for an existing product, to improving a process or defining a brand.

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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. In our free e-book, called the Product Manager’s Guide to UX Design , you can learn about designing digital products.

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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.

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


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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Website Accessibility: 5 UI Design Tips to Avoid “User Blindness”

UX Studio

We at UX studio have a passion for understanding how our users really work. When an e-learning course uses image-only content in an exercise, students with poor vision may miss significant information. Want to know more about the UX process? I had a dream last night.

The tools we use: Challenging dogma in the design process

Inside Intercom

At a high level we have a cascading set of structures that we use to define what we want to achieve at a company level (mission, vision, strategy, programs). Product & Design design design process product design talk tools UX UX London

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?

Build the right thing: How to kick off a software design project with the Discovery Phase


Understanding their vision and goals for the end product will arm you knowledge which will come in useful when user testing later on. User Research UX DesignEvery project we do at Natural Interaction starts with discovery.

How To Be More Creative: Simple Exercises For Your Team

UX Studio

I’m walking on thin ice here, but sometimes I feel that UX design is killing my creativity. Then, I wonder: how to be more creative in a UX setting, while still putting the user first? Maybe I’m exaggerating, but in some respects, UX design has stagnation coded in. UX design is a process , and I follow all the rules: I value research, I make design decisions based on user insights, and I always put the user first. Want to know more about the UX process?

User Experience: 5 Tips for Designing Products to Appeal to Millennials

Mind the Product

So for anyone who wants to connect with millennials, or is even just thinking about how they can build a better digital product, here are some tips to help your brand through User Experience (UX) design. Create your vision statement and communicate that in every touchpoint.

User Personas: Traps And How To Overcome Them?

UX Studio

At UX studio, we recently had a great conversation about user persona creation which showed us that most designers and researchers have their doubts. UX persona research takes work. What do user personas do in UX design? User personas in UX design essentially represent the different kinds of people you design for, the end users. These answers should help in the actual UX design process; therefore, this information proves crucial for a UX designer.

Driving Growth vs Building Core Value by Roan Lavery

Mind the Product

New features, improving performance and addressing UX issues can’t be ignored in order to please the loudest voice in the room. You can do this by articulating a vision, a set of user needs, the jobs to be done and the features that enable all of these.

A radical idea: We are all building products

Radical Product

Photo by Kaleb Nimz on Unsplash whether we realize it or not Earlier this week I presented Radical Product, the global movement that’s building vision-driven products , at UX Fest, organized by Fresh Tilled Soil. Until now, there wasn’t a clear path for building vision-driven products.

Defining Brand Strategy and How to Develop One

UX Studio

Your company’s strategy will succeed only if you can agree on a unified vision together. Working at UX studio , I had to realize that creating and maintaining a brand strategy makes for a lot of hard work in them. Define the company’s vision, mission and values. Vision.

Optimize for an Experience not a Platform

Mind the Product

Instead of tying a platform to the discussion about what an experience should be, I think you need to think about them separately so that your vision isn’t clouded. The pace at which new platforms are introduced is increasing rapidly.

Top 10 Product Guest Posts of 2017

Mind the Product

They describe the nature of the products we create and reflect a company’s beliefs, values, and overall vision of the product. General Prioritisation Product Leadership Product Management Characteristics Product Management Process Product Management Skills User Experience (UX

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How every organization can apply product thinking

Radical Product

When developing and launching these types of products, the need for product thinking is clear: someone must take day-to-day responsibility for the product vision and strategy, manage updates and releases, and balance priorities between customers, technology, and the business.

Getting the Best Products to Speak for Themselves

Mind the Product

Product Optimisation Product Strategy User Experience (UX) B2B products customer experience Onboarding product engagement product managerGive Your Product a Voice.

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Top UI Design Tools for Creating Mockups and Prototyping


Intuitive and consistent UX. A good UI is impossible without a thoroughly thought-out UX. This can be achieved by using common controls and UX elements that are already familiar to your customers. App Design Guest Post Product Management User Experience design ui ux

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

Chief Reality Officers: who are they and why do we need them

The Product Coalition

Note that the CRO isn’t a UX researcher. From day 1, the founding team needs to sell their vision to investors, first clients and early-stage employees. tech user-research startup ux product-management

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

How To Create Kick-Ass Product Roadmaps (Spoiler Alert: There are 3 types of Roadmaps)

The Product Coalition

You are constantly using your roadmap to influence other departments and align their efforts to your product vision. roadmaps design product-management ux startup3 Different Types of Roadmaps Every PM Needs to Master Roadmapping is not easy.

5 Tech Trends in 2019 We Need to Consider as a Design Team

UX Studio

Technology today has started to unfold around us to change our lives for good, and it’s vital for UX Designers to keep up-to-date with the latest digital trends in the industry. In 2019 the Internet of Things (IoT) will continue to impact the UX Design industry. Virtual and augmented reality gives a whole new dimension to UX design too. Learn more about current and future trends in UX/UI. Wandering what could be UX design trends of 2019?

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. Product Management Process User Experience (UX) User Research User Testing Video adapt B2B edtech education Emerging Business Models iterate London Product/Market Fit ProductTankNaimish Gohil , Founder of edtech software company Satchel , shares his experience of knowing your user and adapting your product with ProductTank London.