Monthly Archives: September 2009

The question is not “how do you fit UX into Agile”, its “how do you fit Agile into UX”

There is an assumption that the standard set of UX activities and outputs should simply slot into agile development practices unchanged. Lets flip the question and ask what would a UX Design project look like if you were to manage … Continue reading

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Lean V’s User Experience

Looking into Lean, and i cant believe how closely its principals align with UX principals from http://www.lean.org/WhatsLean/Principles.cfm 5 principles of Lean thinking Specify Value from the perspective of the final customer Identify the Value Stream and eliminate every step, action, … Continue reading

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Two parallel tracks: iterating the design and implementation separately, but simultaneously

the following diagrams are taken from an excellent document from the Journal of usability studies called “Adapting Usability Investigations for Agile User-centered Design” by Desirée Sy from Autodesk. The first diagram simply captures a method for running parallel tracks of … Continue reading

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Experience fidelity – prototyping the poetry of movement.

User Experience flows, its not static. If your designing experience, you need to model movement.  It’s the path and flow in user experience that matters, it’s the sequencing and simplicity of the journey that counts. With this in mind, old … Continue reading

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