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Questions tagged [design-process]

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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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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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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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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I'm looking for a graphical versioning system for sketches, wireframes etc

Up to now I've gathered so many sketches, wireframes, icons and mockups for all different kinds of projects and customers I have supported or worked for. Digital and on paper. I have noticed that I ...
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Which is more important, less mouse distance to travel or visual consistency?

I have an interface that I am currently working on that asks the user to make a choice of a single item. These items are divided into 3 separate categories and the client has insisted that each ...
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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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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 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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What is the best way to map content to your information architecture deliverables?

I usually create a site map and wireframes as delivery but what is the best way to add info about what content (text, forms, images, videos etc) that should be included on the individual pages? Do ...
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Should wireframes or functional requirements be created first?

When should you create a functional requirements document for a website redesign project? Are there instances where an FRD would inform the wireframes? I'm used to functional requirements being ...
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How does user interface design fit in a development process?

In a software development process where does the user interface design fit? If we take an agile approach for a small team (2 juniors, 2 seniors, a Team Leader and a web designer) what normally should ...
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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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Do user experience practitioners ever have to worry about code?

To me this is a simple question – of course not. But on several questions and answers lately I need to fight for this opinion. I might be wrong, so I need to know. Do user experience practitioners ...
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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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How to work with visual designers who treat wireframes as literal graphic suggestions?

Recently I started to face quite many cases on my client projects when a visual designer on the team produces design that looks like wireframes produced by me, only colored. Perhaps, the obvious ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Making the user login again after registration

Is it a bad idea to automatically login a user after their registration was flawlessly completed? A majority of all the websites I visit does not use this behavior, which is the reason for my question:...
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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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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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What are the good techniques to create a great onboarding process? [closed]

I'm looking for websites with good onboarding process. I like for instance Weebly because it explains me quite well on to build my first site step by step. Can you recommend any, telling briefly why ...
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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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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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UX design technique using Post-it notes?

What is the official/unofficial name of the technique I have seen designer use by placing lots of Post it notes along a wall and categorizing them into normally three groups. Normally someone writes ...
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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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Where does user experience begin and end?

Does user experience have a role throughout the entire development lifecycle of a product (in industry), even as far back as determining what stack developers will use? What are the key influences and ...
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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 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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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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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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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 ...