Agile software development involves rapidly iterating on a development project, making incremental but rapid improvement. It generally requires the development team to be flexible and adaptable, as the project requirements and process change during the development process.

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how descriptive should a user story be?

I have been tasked to write some user stories to help create a page for transactional history. The standard approach is to follow the now known statement " As a type of user, I want some goal so that ...
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Design and development team experience with community/user driven feedback platforms

In reviewing the benefit of transitioning to a user/community driven product design and development process, the availability of platforms such as GetSatisfaction and UserVoice (plus other similar ...
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Could the agile development process be in detriment of the UX for early adopters? [closed]

I've always tried to be informed about (and use... when possible) the latest software, kind of an early adapter. Then, in the latest years I've noticed a decrease in the quality of all the products I ...
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Where and when to prepare the user stories in Agile development?

I'm using Mobile-D which is a substance of Agile methodology. I've been asked to prepare the user stories. So in case you are familiar with Mobile-D, please tell me in which phase I must add the ...
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How to handle multiple versions of same application with different set of features

Imagine you have two versions of the same web application. Lets call them v1 and v2. The use of the two versions is the same. V1 is an older version which is extremely flexible and customizable but ...
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How can I demonstrate the value of good usability and better user experience in corporate enterprise environment?

Background: Eventually in a hypothetical corporate enterprise environment that I refer to, people who 'pay' for the application never use the applications developed. The main consideration is always ...
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Shouldn't UX be Lean and Agile inherently?

People describe different types of UX such as Agile UX and Lean UX. Looking at the Agile manifesto and Lean methodology, it would seem to me that a successful implementation of UX processes would ...
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Is the Agile Manifesto based on UX philosophies (or vice versa)?

Looking at the statements in the agile manifesto, it seems to reflect user-centered design principles quite well. With a few very minor wording changes, it would probably work for a UX manifesto. I ...
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What is the best way to calculate how long a UX design task will take? [closed]

The company I am working for runs the agile model - and we have to provide estimates of how long a particular task will take. If I haven't done the task before, how will I know how long to give as an ...
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Best “Cycle” for developing new products?

Given that everyone has their own "nitch" or style for developing new products/applications, I was wondering if there is an ideal cycle that most ux professionals like to follow? This could be ...
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How do you make UX findings/constraints/designs most visible/present for the development team?

Composing a User eXperience framework made of findings, constraints, requirements, designs, personas, ... is one thing. How do you communicate it at best with development team? How do you make your ...
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How do you use scenarios after user stories have been created on the backlog in an agile environment?

I've recently came across Kim Goodwin's work where she shares her passion for using scenarios as a design tool. She talks about using scenarios, in an agile environment, to inform the writing of the ...
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How Do I Collect UX Requirements for the System in Agile Development Environment?

I am starting working on project planning application, which the client wants to develop using the agile model. I want to understand how can i take the requirements and convert them to the usual UX ...
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User Experience vs. UI Javascript Component Libraries

Anyone run into Agile Development teams that use UI Component Libraries (PrimeFaces and IceFaces) with horrible User Experiences ... who won't modify the code to support a better User Experience. ...
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At what point in the development process should UX come into play in an Agile work environment?

What are some successful examples of UX and the Agile Development process playing nicely together? Traditional agile doesn't usually account for it.
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What makes a UX User Story?

How does one create a user story as used in Agile methodologies? How should they be written; is there a standard?
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Including everyone in the company User Story creation?

I am a firm believer that design happens in every part of a company. Encouraging participation in Story creation follows that vein. We have been experimenting with encouraging anyone - programmers, ...
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How do you prevent scope creep in agile projects when usability testing?

I have a client who recently asked me about this problem. I was wondering how you'd handle it? They are new to UX and to Agile methods, so they are struggling in interesting ways. As part of a ...
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Recommendations for storing design documents?

I'm an Interaction Designer working in an Agile environment, and my team members are located across the globe. My challenge is getting the team to move away from making design decisions over email and ...
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How do you currently manage wireframes and storyboards for software releases?

I'm very new to wireframing in an Agile environment (2-week sprints). My wireframes and storyboards contain features for immediate release as well planning as for future releases. I'm using Visio, ...