Spend 20 minutes learning how scenarios and storyboards fit in to the user centered design process. Scenarios and storyboarding provide a reality check for your designs, allowing you to see how the interaction will play out in a real environment.
Ideation is the process of generating a lot of different ideas in a short amount of time. And in UX design, a broad set of ideas is more likely to lead to a more creative, more satisfactory solution for your users.
To make sure everyone on the project has the same vision of who you’re building for, create a single picture of “the user.” Assumption personas are fast to create and easy to verify later.
How do you turn data from site visits and other user observations into something coherent you can use to guide product development? Create Experience Maps and extract pain points and user goals!
I’m sharing the early-stage user centered design techniques I use with clients in a series of courses on LinkedIn Learning. Each of the quick courses covers a different technique. Taken together, they should give you a solid set of tools for running a design thinking exercise or “iteration zero”. This isn’t Big Design Up Front, […]
My latest LinkedIn Learning online training course “UX Foundations: Information Architecture” is now available. It covers the steps you should follow to create a great information architecture for your site or application, including card sorting and reverse sorting.
LinkedIn Learning have released the UX Foundations: Usability Testing course I recorded with them earlier in the year. The course takes you through all the aspects of planning, running, and reporting on a typical usability test. In the course, I talk about how to recruit participants, design suitable tasks, moderate and observe a session, and […]
My new course “User Experience for Web Design” is now live. I’m really happy with the high production quality that Lynda.com LinkedIn Learning brings to their classes, and I’m excited that they are committed to the user experience training space.