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Aligning the UX and UI methods with the Design Thinking Process, can you categorise them?

The Design Thinking Process consists of Empathy, Define, Design, Prototype, and Test. While the last two phases are straight-forward, i.e Test might include usability testing, A/B Testing, etc. and ...
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What to do when people in your team say “I have no feedback” in a design critique session

I started doing design critiques with my team of developers (I am the only designer within my team) to get feedback from them as early as possible and all along the process. I am really trying to ...
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How to create a design work-flow for mobile or web user interfaces?

When I start to design a new user interface or new feature for mobile or web applications, I feel that I'm doing the process randomly without having a strategy like I do when I write the code in React....
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Adjusting the process for each project

Most of my experience in UX is based in Design Thinking. However, when faced with a new project, do you keep applying Design thinking to the task or are you flexible in your approach? For example, ...
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Good way to present wireframes to stakeholder for application concept?

For a lesson-making application, I have designed wireframes with multiple user flows to help illustrate the important features within the application (i.e user creates a lesson , user clicks and drags ...
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What is the average amount of time you spend on a UX design process? [closed]

I know that the amount of time spent on a project will vary from project to project depending on what is required but I was wondering what is the average amount of time a UX person spends on each ...
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How do UX demands arrive so they can work?

Here at the company, the demands come to the UXs in a very disorganized way. Sometimes they send it by e-mail, other times by chat, or sometimes they just send a look at the roadmap, which always only ...
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Differences between UX processes for a new client and a redesign

I was asked a question recently about the differences in the UX process when starting with a new website from scratch, compared to the UX process of a redesign for an already existing website. I said ...
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At which stage of the design process do we use 'How Might We' and 'As a user' statements

This might seem pretty obvious to some. i'm a self learned designer i'm always trying to figure out and fill my knowledge gaps. At which stage of the design process do we use. 'How Might We' ...
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How to help a development-oriented Product Manager understand that UX is important?

I work as a UX Designer in an IT company. The company is still very developer-oriented with a low level of UX Maturity. The team consists of two designers (me included) and 4 developers. We have ...
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UX process for various products in different development phases

There are a lot of phases to go through in UX and UI design process. In research phase, there are various research methods available and many steps to take to achieve a meaningful result. I would ...
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Measurable DCX mystery shopper

I've been planning a few mystery shopper sessions for one of our customers, but it turns out tough to make it measurable across different situations and personas. Has anyone worked with a framework? ...
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Any alternatives for a responsive process flow diagram suitable for mobile

Hi I am looking for alternatives for this process diagram. You should be able to click on each of the sections (interactive), which results in the box opening up with further explanation I will be ...
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DesignOps in organizations with high levels of UX maturity

Now that we have moved on from ResearchOps to encompass the entire design process (DesignOps), is this a function that has been successfully implemented in what I assume would be very UX mature ...
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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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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 ...