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

6 UX Design Skills That Define A Top-Rated Design Team

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So, you’re looking to hire a UX team? That’s a great start because it actually proves that user experience is a priority in your company. Hiring an appropriate UX design team isn’t an easy task. As many multi-star reviews you may see, or testimonials you may read, finding the right design team specific to your … 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

Remote UX Research: 5 Tips To Do It Right

With the pandemic-induced distancing still in force, UX research has been more or less forced to be conducted remotely. Ever since the outbreak, UX researchers have gone the remote way to conduct their studies. So, why after all this time, would there be a need for a post like this one. Because there is a … Read more

How to Use Ethnographic Research in Product Development

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Here’s something to ponder over – what’s the best way to study wildlife? A trip to the zoo or a jungle excursion? While the zoo is a cheaper, easier alternative, there is no denying that the jungle is where the real deal lies. Ethnography is exactly like that. It involves the study of the intended … Read more

How to Use Ethnographic Research in Product Development

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Here’s something to ponder over – what’s the best way to study wildlife? A trip to the zoo or a jungle excursion? While the zoo is a cheaper, easier alternative, there is no denying that the jungle is where the real deal lies. Ethnography is exactly like that. It involves the study of the intended … Read more

How Can User Interfaces Make or Break Touchpoints

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How often have you heard about the massive importance of customer journeys and each touchpoint within them? As true as this is, nothing drives home a point more than a true-to-life story. Let’s revisit a project we were working on a while ago. The client was a manufacturer of storage devices for the medical apparatus. … Read more

Dealing with Teams That Do Not Believe in Minimum Viable Product

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The path of innovation is a complex one to tread on. Especially in an environment where conformity is usually the norm. So, when you have to convince a bunch of skeptical stakeholders of a radical concept such as a minimum viable product, things can get a whole lot slippery. We’re sold on the idea of … Read more

Design Workshops: The IT Leadership’s Best Tool to Building a UX Culture

Here’s some food for thought – what would happen if companies took the bold step of curating the user experience of their employees with as much zeal as they did for their customers? What kind of a world would that be like? Here’s an average scenario in a telecom company. Oftentimes, their customer service agents … Read more

How to Use Journey Mapping for Your Project

The Nielsen-Norman Group defines the user journey map to be “a visualization of the process that a person goes through in order to accomplish a goal”. Oftentimes, designers grapple with the question, how does a user actually use this product? This is a vital question that needs to be answered by every designer. To do … Read more