Articles

Topic: Prototyping

UX Without User Research Is Not UX

August 10, 2014

UX teams are responsible for creating desirable experiences for users. Yet many organizations fail to include users in the development process. Without customer input, organizations risk creating interfaces that fail.

Doing UX in an Agile World: Case Study Findings

May 26, 2014

Agile teams are more proficient in executing the development process, but the compressed timescale forces some to abandon user research and degrade the resulting user experience.

Charrettes: Half Inspiration, Half Buy-In

December 22, 2013

Design charrettes inspire design sketches and ideas, include more people in the design process, explore and expose goals and objectives of colleagues in multiple functional roles, and drive off designer’s block.

Paper Prototyping: Getting User Data Before You Code

April 14, 2003

With a paper prototype, you can user test early design ideas at an extremely low cost. Doing so lets you fix usability problems before you waste money implementing something that doesn't work.