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is a process of problem solving and planning for a software solution

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How a UX designer work in a data science oriented project?

I am a UX designer in a AI research team in financial banking system. We are doing half data science oriented projects and half research work on AI. Most of our projects are on the credit or client ...
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What are the correct steps to build a SaaS B2B company UX experience?

I'm currently working for a SaaS B2B project in a specific niche, and this is my first experience of a kind. On of my first toughts is to have a consistente user experience throughout the customer ...
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What does it mean that Wicked Problems have no Stopping Rule?

I'm studying Design. One of the concepts is Wicked Problems. I don't understand, re: Wicked Problems: No Stopping Rule I looked up further and found: " You can tell when you’ve reached a solution ...
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Best practices for ensuring best start possible on new design project?

I am working on redeveloping a website from scratch from an existing decade old legacy site. I am having a difficult time understanding the subject and objectives of the new site. What is the ...
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Portfolio - example briefs

My question is: Are there any resources for fake briefs to build an digital product (web or mobile app) upon it? Of course there is an option to write it by yourself, but I think it is more objective ...
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What to do during the Implementation phase

Once it's time to turn a prototype into a concrete, usable, and ready-for-release product, I find that the role of UXers quickly becomes idle. Developers tend to swat away any meddling once they put ...
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Best ways to moderate a brainstorming session

There comes a time in the design thinking process where I sit down with my team and we begin to brainstorm. In front of us are the problem statements we've authored based off of the user research we'...
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How much input should a UX Practitioner have into user requirements, when working with a Product Manager?

UX practitioners -- such as UX Designers, IAs or UX Researchers -- typically consider understanding the user's needs as part of their role. By extension, UX practitioners often define some, or even ...
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Building a UX Portfolio in a Weird Corporate Culture [closed]

I've been working for a year at my first 'real' UX contract at a giant financial institution. My manager liked me enough to extend my contract for another year, but I realized that this place isn't ...
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UX process to take over a internal application

I am currently in the process of taking responsibility for a larger application. It is an internal application that will have about 200 users when it goes live. It has been in development for two ...
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Is it reasonable for a development team (or person) to expect complete UI/UX when you're the sole UX person on a team? [closed]

I work for a small startup, and I'm the sole UX designer, responsible for a couple of products. I also have the duty of ‘product owner’ managing the sprints and epics we tackle every two weeks. I’ve ...
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UX design Process Vary from designer to designer, Which design process is commonly used by designers in worldwide [closed]

I interacted with different designers, they do design with their own process. their prospective are also different. some of them use different laws like (hicks law, gestalt theory and many more). so ...
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where does design thinking sit within UX design? [closed]

ux is a science however design thinking is an art how do the two interelate? Trying to establish the difference between the two
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How do you implement regular design critiques with your team?

While researching design critiques, one suggestion I've seen is to have a schedule of regular--possibly weekly--critiques with a cross-disciplined group from a product team. While I like the idea in ...
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How do you manage change of language/terminology in a scalable way for documentation (internal communication)

As UX Designers, we change and create words for things in the UI. Sometimes those are labels, sometimes error messages etc. I've found it very difficult to keep documentation - say confluence up to ...
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Where should UX be in a B2B software development process?

Established process of software development in our company does not include UX. Business analytics gather functional and non-functional requirement, make UML diagrams, formulate development tasks, ...
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Explaining user research process better?

Wondering if anyone has any frameworks or ideas on how to explain your usability analysis and then research plan development process better. I'm noticing I'm very bad at this. I go to the usual doing ...
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Should designs be updated after planning sessions?

My question is a bit unique. Here's some background: My team started off with designs that were dropped into our lap. We didn't get any journeys, no stories and no annotations on the design. We ...
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What are the key aspects to consider in a first meeting with the decision maker?

A new project is starting, 8 people are forming the board of decision-making. They have high expectations regarding the user experience - yet, they do not seem to have a strong experience with a ...
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Concrete example of a ripple effect in JJG's layers of user experience design?

In Jesse James Garrett's book The Elements of User Experience: User-centered Design for the Web and Beyond, there's a model consisting of 5 planes (Strategy, Scope, Structure, Skeleton, and Surface). ...
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Design Process and Techniques

I have come across this scenario and I am interested to learn from the UX professionals here about the proper technique and process: You are hired by a University to investigate issues with their ...
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Advocating UX practice

I'm about to join a company that never worked with a UX professional. As for now, the development team is in charge of design as well (you can imagine the results). My role then will not only ...
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How do people prefer to share their arguments on the internet?

Given a website that enables its users to debate on various topics, how would people prefer to write down and share their own opinion and argument? Would it be beneficial to constrain it like Twitter ...
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How do successful UX teams handle features that were influenced by marketing people, but have bad influence on the usability of a web application?

I know many would think or say it shouldn't happen or that a really great UX team doesn't allow it to happen, but the true is it happens a lot (even though successful teams!). I just would like to ...
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How to Start Conceptualizing a Web Design Experience

I am going to design my first website. Basically, a redesign of a website I care for. I've been identifying goals and functional needs. Now I want to see if I can get the experience right or more ...
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Adding/removing/editing an item within a wizard. What happens when I cancel item

I have one UX challenge. I have one layout, it isn't wizard, but it works like wizard. So we have flow. First you select one item, then you must click to edit this item, and then you can reorder/add/...
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Using Prototypes for more than just user-testing

Other than for user-testing purposes, PM, Dev and QA are asking the designers in our company to create prototypes to be used as a guide along side of annotated wireframes and visual specs and the ...
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UX to VD Workflow [closed]

Just got hired to create an in-house UX/UI VD team. My first task is to create a process outline of how our team will produce all our work, which will consist mainly of redesigning various corp ...
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Should we design mobile first for an app only used on desktop?

I am on a project designing a CRM-type system for call center operations. The only people using it will be doing so on a company desktop, and there is no mobile or tablet functionality. Is there ...
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How to apply the Pareto principle in UX design [closed]

Pareto's principle (80/20 rule) makes sense, but I can't think of a real scenario for it's application to UX design. How can we use this rule in the UX design process?
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What is the impediment to a data-driven design process?

Many government organisations and agencies are adopting the GOV.UK - GDS design principles, and it has certainly resulted in the trend of government websites becoming less cluttered and content-...
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What are good alternatives to GV Design Sprints?

I'm currently reading "Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days". I'd like to learn more about other product design frameworks (for example Co-Design http://bit.ly/...
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How to optimize the UX process for projects with tight deadlines?

I'd like to put the MV(UX) case on the table here and get your insights about how projects that demand a short, viable, and functional iteration of the UX process would go for NEW projects (Keyword ...
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How to explain that choice of UI library and framework should be made after the design of user experience

Pretext Most UI frameworks or libraries (that I know of) provide components and layouts in a declarative manner with the underlying implementation as a grid with hooks for extending the ...
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How does the Tech inspired Design Process looks like?

There are many books talking about user centered design process. But sometimes, we first hava a new Technology and want to design a product to use that Technolgy. How does the Design Process in this ...
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How to organise design process of a large desktop applications?

Recently I've been tasked to design a large enterprise app and I am completely lost. An App flow — map of all screens with transitions between them — is vital for my design process and I can't apply ...
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Design process : which is the best moment to include developers in the process of software development?

I'm a UX designer in a small software development start up. Until now, I've always worked with developers since the beginning of interface creation, because I don't want to lose time working on many ...
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Collaboration for creative digital teams

Here's the problem: We have interactive designers who output interactive wireframes (depicting interactions / states). We have copy writers who output copy based on wireframes. We have visual ...
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Should you participate in design charette

This question is about a UX team exercise, called a 'design charette' (aka as design studio). In this exercise you try and get everyones ideas on the table and mix them into one bigger idea. This is ...
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What is the best way to organize personas?

My team has a collection of different personas, some of which are customers, some users, and some are intermediaries that influence the purchases and . A persona map of these is pretty messy and I'm ...
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Are there 'UX Stories' in Agile?

Are there documented alternatives to user stories within Agile that UX can use to handle 'bigger picture' thinking? For example, there may be a web page that has 3 distinct 'chunks' of development. ...
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Where do you put your UX and UI stories in your agile framework?

I'm at my 3rd job that is (trying) to do Agile. I've had two past experiences that can be summed up as: one tight-knit small team of 15 doing very incremental sprints (meaning we weren't tackling ...
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what's the most optimum sequence of actions to add a product to cart on product page

Working on the product page for an e-commerce website I'm trying to decide what's the best sequence of the following user actions while giving the add to cart button highest visibility at the same ...
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Is there an Industry-Standard UX Design Lifecycle, or Formal UX Design Step-by-Step Instructions?

I'm currently looking for formal instructions (i.e. what is involved from start to finish) for the UX Design process. The best example that I've found so far is this: http://www.uxmatters.com/mt/...
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Implementing PET thinking (designing for Persuation, Emotion, Trust) into agency process

So I have been given the task of implementing in the PET design techniques into our agency's UX process and making sure this is instinctively baked into every project we do going forward. Currently ...
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What is best UX design process for a Startup? [closed]

I work for a startup and I am helping them to build their product. Past six months they have been iterating over the ideas to what to build and now they have finally have some ideas. When I joined ...
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UX Newbie. What would be a good, quick way to test and prove my UX assumptions? [closed]

Last time I tried to redesign my college's class enrollment system. The problem is not everyone have access to that system, so it was hard for me to ask advice on internet. Also I didn't how to do ...
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Difference between 'storyboard' and 'moodboard'

I was wondering what is the difference between a storyboard and moodboard? I thought storyboads were only for movies and animation but apparently they use them in the ux field. Or do people just call ...
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Is it better to pass the UI mockups to programmers only after all of them is done or in smaller batches?

I have a project in which I need to do 80 UI mockup screens. Should I pass these 80 mock-ups to the development team after I've finished all of them, or should I pass it to them in batches of e.g. 10-...
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Best way to communicate and release a series of design changes to users

We are in the process of redesigning a legacy type system with broad range of feature sets. For practical reasons, we'll be implementing changes incrementally. In the past, our users are used to ...