What Can Designers Learn from Agile Methodology

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If there’s one way to describe the agile development process to novices, it is this – agile is all about incrementally delivering software, bypassing unnecessary overheads, and working collaboratively towards the greater good of the project. Perfection is left out of the equation, as products can always be enhanced down the road. The actual process … 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

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

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

Enterprise UX – 3 Things Which Makes it Great

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What is a great Enterprise UX? It’s taken a while for enterprises to make the shift from being business-centric to user-centric. Thankfully, they’ve also come round to the idea that being user-centric *is* being business-centric. Its impact can be seen on the software which fuel these big businesses, which are now increasingly user-friendly, adaptive, and … Read more

AI in Surgery: Revolutionizing Healthcare

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A fascinating thing about user experience (UX) is that we can look in any direction and find applications of user experience in the most mundane or the most advanced projects one can come across. UX is known to save lives, make things better, and improve design. In healthcare, especially, UX is pivotal in ensuring that … Read more

Top 4 tips for Successful Patient Engagement to Save Millions!

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Quick, tell me what springs to mind when you think of a well-designed healthcare institution. Comfortable beds? Easily accessible, spacious waiting rooms? Yes indeed, things like these would be nice. But how about having a well-designed experience right from the moment you think of scheduling a routine hospital visit? Wouldn’t that be nicer? It’s hard … Read more