Six most common persona creation pitfalls and how to avoid them

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Creating a customer persona is not about crafting the most good-looking and neatest one. It’s about creating the persona that works for your business and helps to build an effective customer journey map, track your customer’s path, and gather insights to improve your products, services, business processes, and grow ROI. If you are eager to … Read more

6 Mobile UX Best Practices You Need to Follow

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What if you got a chance to visit the Louvre Museum in Paris, but could spend no more than 15 minutes there? Chances are you’d rush to the Salle des États, the largest display room in the museum and home to the superstar herself, the Mona Lisa. There’s a solid reason why the Mona Lisa … Read more

Everything You Need To Know About Affinity Mapping

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Quick question – what is the one thing that immediately tells you that you are in a UX design company’s office? Here’s the easiest one – you’re sure to see a wall or a whiteboard full of post-it notes affixed, maybe in some sort of a pattern. What you’re looking at is an Affinity Map … Read more

4 UX Skills that Can Help You Plan The Perfect Party this Holiday Season

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Are you someone whose sprints are completed by moving merely a muscle or two? Are you someone who is completely sedentary whilst being agile? If you’ve answered in the affirmative, it’s pretty clear that your world functions on a slightly different plane. Being a part of the UX design community, the way you perceive and … Read more

How can PMs create an effective UX roadmap?

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A problem well stated is a problem half solved. – Charles Kettering A Product Manager dons numerous hats – that of a skilled negotiator, a conflict resolver, a smart bargainer, a product visionary, a smooth communicator, and so on. But the most important role this individual plays is that of a problem solver. So yes, … Read more

Nailing the ‘Wow’ Moment in Enterprise Products

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Imagine you’ve gone to dine at an upscale Parisian restaurant. The vibe inside is awash with enough French disdain to intimidate the best of us. You’re seated and then handed a menu in chaste French. Enter, the charming serveur. He treats you with genuine courtesy, he overlooks your horrific pronunciation of “bouillabaisse”, and gently proffers … Read more

10 Components of a Solid UX Design Brief

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If a company wants to make the most out of their investment in UX, they first need to define what the most means to them. Every UX design project stems from a different motivation. A vague and unclear design brief often means even the commissioning party isn’t sure of what to expect out of it. … Read more

Why Only Functional Systems Are No Longer Enough

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Needs and wants. Aren’t these the driving force behind most human actions? American psychologist, Abraham Maslow published a research paper titled “A Theory of Human Motivation” way back in 1943. The contents of that paper covered his interpretation of human needs and their hierarchy from the most basic to the most complex. Maslow’s observations have … Read more

Minimum Viable Product: Your Guide to Knowing All About MVPs

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The term ‘Minimum Viable Product’, or MVP was first coined by product development expert, Frank Robinson, who defined it to be a product with a set of core features that allows it to be used in a way it’s meant to be, and nothing more. In other words, an MVP is “The smallest thing that … Read more