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Lean UX focuses on fast execution of user experience designs in an iterative work flow with less emphazis on delivering the full-fledged user experience research of more traditional UX engineering.

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What is lean UX, and where can I learn more about it?

There is a new trend called Lean UX, apparently stemming from the Lean Start-up approach. What are its main principles? What are good or recommended reference, sources or education for learning about ...
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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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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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50% of the site responsive / 50% old vs. the whole site is old

This may sound like a daft question, but here it goes. Faced with a challenge of turning a really old hand-coded website that is left-centered and feels/looks 1990s into a responsive site (using ...
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What are the top skills required for a UX Designer? [closed]

I am studying web design but have decided to go in a UX Design direction. Here are the skills I am working on: HTML CSS User Testing Graphic Design Creating mock-ups in the Adobe Suite HCI What ...
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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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Do people actually use "copy" buttons on websites?

I'm currently building a webapp and want to give people an easy way to copy and paste their content to another tool. The content itself is formatted quite strangely on our website (for a number of ...
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Does Lean UX allow working on a bigger vision?

I’m working in an agile software development environment. We are currently planning on implementing three big new features within our existing enterprise software. All of them are experiencing a long ...
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When signing up for a service why are we sometimes required to TICK a CHECKBOX to declare consent?

When signing up for a service why are we sometimes required to tick a checkbox to declare consent to User Agreement or Privacy Policy as opposed to simply consenting to the terms by using the service. ...
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Which is good user experience while deleting an item from list view

While developing a mobile app and working on listview I found two patterns to delete an item from listView which are mentioned below: Using a checkbox: Use a checkbox in each listview item and ...
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Best way to combine Spotlight-style search with multi-tag selection

I'm having a bit a "UI designer's block" with a personal extension I need to build. I'm currently using Better Bookmark, an incredibly simple Chrome extension that gives me a query-filtered Spotlight-...
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Why does Google's main page have such a modest design? [closed]

A lot of modern-ish websites have slick effects: transitions, animations, filters, etc. But on Google, the main page doesn't have a single animated transition. No input, button, or link state change ...
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UX and design spec

I am working on a big m-commerce project and trying to apply the principles of lean UX within my team. Unfortunately I am limited by the fact that the development team are not co-located with the ...
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A 'UX Manifesto' based on the Agile Manifesto

Based on a previous question I asked, and also just reading a few articles lamenting the way Agile software development should be killed off and the teaching and learning of UX design appears to be '...
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tabbed navigation is too nested

I do not like the nested 'tabs' although my requirment is to put the 3 tabs in the administration tab as it belongs there. I have also thought about a vertical schoolclasses/weightedtests/...
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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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iOS/ Android - Can we implement a popup over an other popup?

When a user is prompted with a popup to select a option, Whether we can invoke a second popup over this first popup or closing/hiding the first popup to showcase the second one?? Or any other good ...
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What does "chrome" mean in Microsoft design guidelines?

One of the most important principles in Microsoft Design Guidelines is: put content before chrome. What does chrome refer to? Just like action items?
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For a MVP - How relevant is focus on UX and good design overall?

In this article here, http://www.andersramsay.com/2012/09/24/the-ux-of-mvps/, and many others from respectful resources about MVP - design supposedly takes a backseat (read section, "Go Ugly Early"). ...
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Clockwise or counter-clockwise loading animation

Is there any rule for using CW or CCW loading animation? Does CCW animation means "slow" or "rollback" or something? Or maybe CW direction means going forward, straight direction etc? UPDATE: due ...
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Where does user-testing happen in LeanUX/Agile?

I'm trying to reconcile what I feel is a bit of a contradiction in LeanUX. test, validate, and iterate early reduce the documentation load Does your organization user/usability test in an agile ...
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recommendations for best practices in testing upright and angled directory experiences on large-scale touch-screen display?

Has anybody had experience testing interactive touch-based displays for ux usability. Specifically, i'm looking at large-screen (i.e. wall-sized) touch screen software experiences that use advanced ...
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Why are assumptions in Lean UX written in the form of "we believe ... to be true" and not in the form of "we do not know if ..."?

A characteristic of Lean UX is writing down assumptions, which are then used as the basis for design. But should I not rather write down the things I don`t know, and which I want to learn from users?
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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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Is there a minimum viable number of personas you could use?

I seem to always end up making 5-8 personas in any business I work for. Sometimes we end up with more, but rarely (if ever) less. I love using personas and think they're an invaluable tool...but I ...
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Lean UX: How to synchronize the team

I've been reading Lean UX hoping to implement some of what I see in a brand new UX team at my organization. One thing I noticed is that a lot of the activities and suggestions assume that you can/will ...
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How to ensure design is involved in product development

We have several development teams, a Product Owner team and a Design team. The PO team generally works with the design team whilst writing the user stories and acceptance criteria and then typically ...
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How to display "Select all" in multi select auto complete pattern?

Existing Design: Scenarios: In the default state, we don't show the entire list to the user. Once user starts typing, we show the predictive matches We don't use a checkbox pattern for the ...
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UX designers, what does your design handoff to dev process look like?

I'm a product designer, UX/UI (whatever else you wanna call it). I work closely with devs during the pre-deployment phases. Because of the speed at which we operate, and the complexity of the ...
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Enterprise / Platform User Testing & Experience Mapping

I am part of a small team of UX designers assigned to a identify and implement positive change to an integrated suite of 12 products. I am looking for an online tool that would allow me to enter user ...
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How does Design Thinking, Agile and Lean UX work together?

I have become confused on the different processes involved between Design Thinking, Agile and UX Lean. I recently read an article that tried to explain how these processes work together as I wanted to ...
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Expand/Collapse functionality best practices for a table

What do you think that we use instead of a checkbox to expand/collapse a table subgroup? I feel like 'checkbox' to expand wouldn't be the best practices. Image attached.
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Is it a bad practice if we position breadcrumb to the right side of page header?

Our website is a marketing based site. We don’t have more than 4 levels in breadcrumb and have lots of space in the right side of the website. Is there any issue if we put the breadcrumb on the right ...
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Are UX Designers transitioning to be Product Designers though by definition both mean different?

I am seeing a steep rise in the way UX Designers are getting the type of tasks under their umbrella. For example, involvement in cost leadership & competitive advantage related discussions with ...
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Should design be included in a user story?

In an agile team, should a user story contain links or screenshots of the UI elements? If not, where do you put design? For example: As a user, I want to log in to the Website so I can access the ...
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Suggestion List via list-box

I want to provide a suggestion list via list-box, it is not a search-suggestion. User can choose an item from suggestion list which will then copied to a input textbox. How to make it clear to user ...
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How do you convince your company to take Lean UX methodology? [closed]

I'm struggling working in an environment that are using waterfall process. How people in my company usually process projects are CEO and other department managers come up ideas and tell directly to ...
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How do you know what to test at the right time on a product?

You have a hypothesis of a new feature that would improve x on your product and you don't have any data backing up your decision as this feature is new territory. How do you know this hypothesis is ...
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'Fountain well' style of software development

Instead of a waterfall style of software development where the development follows the design process, I wonder if anyone has experience with what I am dubbing the 'fountain well' style of product ...
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What's the best way to test out an app idea

I've got a client who wants to design and develop an app where you can build personal profiles as an artist in the entertainment industry. As they are from this industry they have a lot of background ...
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Does text next to call to action buttons help or hinder the usability?

Should there be additional clarifying text near the button or should the button define the call to action by itself?
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Difference between showing items in the list or in the gallery

I am preparing new design for filter page (something like shop page), where "items" are companies that you can choose from. For example: You want company within UK, speaking Italian, with ...
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Best place to put the Promo code field

Currently, our users have to visit the site via unique url from an email with the promo code field for the promo code to work while those who visit the site directly are not be able to apply the promo ...
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Low-fi wireframes doesn't help me to structure my idea about web design. Can anyone tell me how to solve this?

I am new to web design or you can call UX design. I have gone through many tutorials, books, courses and other article related stuff. Everything helped me to structure my journey on this sector. The ...
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how to design three button if in same page? [duplicate]

I have one page there displaying three different action buttons. As per UX guidelines how to display or style this button and more focus able. If can be three action level : Primary Secondary ...
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UX Best Practices for Web Controls

I've searched for something like UX Best Practices for using Web Controls. I thought Google, Apple or Microsoft would have something like that but I can't seem to find anything on it. No studies ...
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Progressive disclosure login and security

More and more web sites are using the UX pattern "progressive disclosure" for login purposes. I understand that this is for better user experience and cleaner user interfaces. Since I use my browser (...
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prevent unneeded button clicks vs allow button click + show user notification

I have some tables with data where I display for each row multiple action buttons. I have now sometimes buttons where I am not sure wether I should allow the user to click on it because on the new ...
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What are the major steps to consider while doing competitive analysis?

What is a correct way to start of with the competitive analysis process and how to evaluate? I am new to this field, haven't done it before. What all the factors i should focus on the most? Thanks.
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Providing context for usability test

I am working on a startup with a small team - we have just produced a prototype of a key user flow that we will be testing with live customers for maximum insight to go back and iterate. My question: ...
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