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A 'UX Manifesto' based on the Agile Manifesto

Well there is the Lean UX Manifesto from Anthony Viviano, Ajay Revels and Ha Phan: Early customer validation over releasing products with unknown end-user value Collaborative design over ...
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UX User Story example

You can follow the template like this fill-in-the-blanks example. Please add more details as needed into the story. User story: “As a [persona], I [want to], [so that].” I would say something like, "...
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Usability Testing a website redesign

You don't have to build the whole UI to test some features like navigation. Early in the design process, you can test information architecture with a tool like tree testing or card sorting. These are ...
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How does Design Thinking, Agile and Lean UX work together?

The way I have come to understand the differences between Design Thinking, Agile and Lean UX is that Design Thinking and Lean UX are frameworks to solve problems where as Agile is a project management ...
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UI/UX in agile team vs technical limitation of design

You could always place both the UI/UX designer and a member of the programming team onto the design sprint and keep the rest of the development team on the development sprint. The designer and ...
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Story Mapping: How to write initial epics and user stories?

I think you are probably on the right track - Write a narrative, a step by step from one person's perspective from Logging in, to getting familiar with the portal, to finding what they need, and ...
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Story Mapping: How to write initial epics and user stories?

You want to do this from the point of view of the user. Imagine one of the students is sitting down with you explaining what they would use the portal for. For example, a student might say something ...
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UX designers, what does your design handoff to dev process look like?

I don't think there is a workflow that is guaranteed to work, because it will depend on the product, people and process (and to an extent the tools) used as to what would be the optimal workflow when ...
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Should wireframes progress with the sprints?

Exactly how much you do when probably depends on the circumstances, but I can't think of any case where the wireframe should omit something because it will be done later - that puts way too much ...
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UX designers, what does your design handoff to dev process look like?

I think it's partially inherent to working 'lean'. You design the product flow tension-based & when you catch these missed flows, you fix it ad hoc / improve it. I think, over time, your ...
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Writing user stories - how do you decide what is a bad vs. a good story?

I think you need to be clear on who you believe the requirement is bad for. Is it bad for the business, or bad for the user's experience? For example, the business may make a significant amount of ...
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Choice of Programming Languages and UX

Anecdotally, as a developer, it is more of a difference with knowledge in a Framework, rather than a specific language that affects speed. In your Objective-C/Swift example, your developer is going ...
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Using Prototypes for more than just user-testing

I think what you have a the moment is an asset that is somewhere between a design guide and a development framework. What you need depends on how your team's process in transferring design concepts to ...
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Where do you put your UX and UI stories in your agile framework?

If your company is like ours it might still be relevant ;) "a UX team that would work ahead a few sprints to get things prepped for us to build fast." That is exactly what we did, when I was on ...
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Story Mapping: How to write initial epics and user stories?

This write-up is, in my opinion, the best intro to story mapping at agilevelocity.com, [2017-08-09]: Story Mapping 101, By David Hawks I did extensive search for various ways to understand story ...
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Choice of Programming Languages and UX

"Granted, he already knew the app because he did it in another language first, but it's more than compensated by the difference in experience." - but is it? He now knows the requirements / functions / ...
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How to help Quality Assurance team to validate designs against development environment in an Agile project?

First, there is no "right" answer to this. There are, however, many things teams have done to effectively address this and get even better UI/UX in the process. 1) Focus on experiences, not ...
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UI/UX in agile team vs technical limitation of design

From my experience, I feel that the UI/UX process should be started as the business requirements of the feature are being drafted. In this way, the designer is involved in the process early enough to ...
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UI/UX in agile team vs technical limitation of design

This is a very complex question. I don't think there is a "right" answer. Most teams I work with who succeed in this area find their own way that works for their context. However, here are some things ...
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UI/UX in agile team vs technical limitation of design

We find that the solution is an iterative approach. Yes, UI/UX need to know tech details. They need to know what are the limits there are working within. Does this restrict/influence the creative ...
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How to help a development-oriented Product Manager understand that UX is important?

Treat your manager like another user (because they are one). Identify what their needs are. It sounds like the manager is at odds with the stakeholders and they have decided to focus on delivering ...
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UX User Story example

The item you provided doesn't really work as a story because it is not a capability or a need that the customer has. Most commonly, UI/UX is a part of delivering on a need. For example, if you said "...
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UX & Agile: What criteria could change the complexity of a UX user story?

There are two concepts to apply here. The first is that relative estimation (most commonly done with story points) is not meant to be precise and therefor people get tripped up when they try to ...
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What are some creative ways to 'document' UI error messages that are manageable and maintainable for developer handover?

Having all possible error messages documented in a list format is a great first step. These would help to formalize some principles for new and existing error messages such as - do not address users ...
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What are some creative ways to 'document' UI error messages that are manageable and maintainable for developer handover?

One would be categorizing them based on the nature of the error(are you sure you want to ), user actions needed. Based on this you can come up with a common message format for each category. ...
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How to help a development-oriented Product Manager understand that UX is important?

Unless the organisation is doing UX to look good/modern, they don't really want to hear abut the processes you go through, they hired you to do that work not to talk about it to them. They want to ...
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UI/UX in agile team vs technical limitation of design

As a designer, I have struggled a lot to integrate myself in the idea of a Development Sprint. In my opinion, in design, a definition of done is much more loose or subjective, while in development it ...
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Main difference between Lean UX and Agile

I might be wrong, but Lean UX is a practice when UX goes agile. So technically there are no reasonable differences. However, some experts argue that UXD process is basically agile.
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Usability Testing a website redesign

To add to the good @Celine's answer, you can conduct usability tests on partial functionality of the site, or some of its sections. All you need is scenario or several scenarios, which should be ...
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Should wireframes progress with the sprints?

Yes, wireframes should reflect sprints. It acts as specifications and expectations of what is to be built within a sprint. Also, showing clients something other than what they will be receiving at the ...
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