Juggling Multiple Product Teams :: UXmatters

Exposing Your Workload to Everyone Create a spreadsheet for each of your ongoing projects and, at the outset of a new engagement with a project, share these spreadsheets with the new project’s…

Collecting Data Is One Thing—Acting on It Is Another :: UXmatters

Learning #2: Work more strategically, identifying key stakeholders and their concrete needs rather than making assumptions and jumping into analysis. Pursuing individual use cases enabled easier execution, evaluation, and refinement. During these…

Creating Microcopy That Speaks to Users :: UXmatters

How UX Writing and Microcopy Fit into a Company’s Broader Strategy UX writers should be aware of customers’ expectations, needs, and backgrounds, as well as their current stage in their user journey.…

Designing Your Life :: UXmatters

UX professionals apply UX and design methods to Web sites, mobile apps, software, products, and services to discover new opportunities, eliminate users’ painpoints, and reduce business risk. Today, a common belief about…

Revolutionizing the Future of the User Experience :: UXmatters

Figure 2—Interacting with a virtual reality Image source: Gfycat In domains ranging from gaming to ecommerce, augmented-reality, virtual-reality, and mixed-reality applications have experienced notable growth and popularity in the last couple of…

Prioritizing Design Critique, Part 2 :: UXmatters

Round-Robin The round-robin method…is well suited to ensuring all deliverables get the appropriate level of feedback they need. If the intent of a design critique is to solicit feedback on multiple deliverables…

Delivering Innovation :: UXmatters

Why Do We Still Struggle with Innovation? Even in an agile design, development, and delivery world, the focus on product requirements often gets in the way of delivering. The delivery of innovations…

The Tinkering Mindset :: UXmatters

Tinkering to Realize Possibilities Tinkering is a playful way of designing and making. Through constant experimentation, we try out various ideas to create something new. Through tinkering, we can realize what were…