It seems natural that the design team, being as it is in the service of the development team, should be organized in the same way, around a 2-week sprint. Unfortunately, in practice, that rarely works well. There is a vast difference between the work required to design the product and the work required to build one. Here’s how to keep both teams happy and productive.
Practical strategies for improving mobile, tablet, search, ecommerce, enterprise and social networking user experiences.
Nothing comes close to the negative impact on the morale and effectiveness of your designers than this one word you should ban from your office.
Someone recently asked me, “What is the most inventive thing you’ve done?” Woa. Full stop. Talk about a total brain freeze. You mean out of over 100 projects, patents, client engagements, talks, and workshops… I had to pick just one? But after only a moment’s hesitation, I realized that there was simply no debate.
“Arrogance and fear still keep you from learning the simplest and most significant lesson of all,” Ancient One tells Dr. Strange. “It’s not about you.” Let me break this down into four key lessons that this particular arrogant and fearful fool had to learn the hard way.
Video: 2-hr Sioux keynote in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Create the superior Digital Industrial UX with a Digital Twin, sparklines, applied Gestalt principles, “working graphs” with direct UI manipulation, metrics correlation for root cause analysis, and advanced data visualization.
Make your lean UX design practice more collaborative and productive by employing these four sophisticated yet straightforward lean UX communication strategies, especially adapted for success in large, distributed organizations.
There has never been a more exciting time to be a part of a team designing and building digital products! As an example, here are just a few of the projects that I was involved with last year: ● A Slack bot that serves up cloud application and network performance alerts and graphs, and provides proactive …
Lean UX Design Process in a nutshell: 1. Feel the pain 2. Brainstorm together 3. Prototype cheaply 4. Iterate quickly 5. Try it in real world 6. Repeat steps #2-5 until #1 is eliminated I got tired of how poorly the phone holder was working, so I made my own from leftover household materials in about 20 minutes, after 4 quick …
In his brilliant Bobiverse trilogy, Dennis E. Taylor writes about Bob, a Silicon Valley CEO, whose brain is scanned into a computer and becomes the AI in an interstellar spaceship. GUPPI (General Unit Primary Peripheral Interface) is virtual Bob’s virtual assistant. GUPPI has limited intelligence, on a par with Siri or Alexa of our own post-industrial age, …
Not every UX strategy meets with instant success in complex organizations, especially at companies in a transition from traditional heavy industries, or those whose culture is dominated by engineering. The 3.5 Lean UX hacks described in this article are hands-on, practical strategies to help you make your design and research practice more collaborative and productive in a large organization, while also preserving your sanity.