Melissa Perri has a background as both a product manager and a UX-er. We learn more about the overlap between the two disciplines and discuss some of the issues surrounding their convergence. Melissa also shared some advice about applying lean methodologies to your organisation including working with hypotheses and building to learn.
We talk to Adrian about what user story mapping is, how it can be used, how it can be “sliced” in different ways to provide different information.
How do you build a minimum viable product? Inspired by a Twitter conversation, we talk to Russ Unger, Stephen Anderson and Jeff Gothelf about what MVP is, what it isn’t. Does it cause more confusion than add value? What are we trying to learn and validate? We get some hangups off our chests, and discuss how you and your product team can avoid some of the MVP pitfalls.
Form and survey specialist and author Caroline Jarrett joins us on this episode of UX Podcast. Unsurprisingly we chat about surveys and forms beginning with the subject’s roots in data capture and motion studies. Amongst other things we talk about the four steps involved in answering a question and problems such as non-response error and coverage error. Read More
James and Per are joined in this episode by Jens Wedin to talk about design research. When should you do research? Why should you do it? How should you do it? How much is enough? Our discussion also goes into ways of working as a UX practitioner and we share a fair few tips. How do you move away from the wireframes business and become more of a UX-coach?
Costas Papaikonomou is The Grumpy Innovator and author of Thoughts from a Grumpy Innovator as well as one of the founding partners of the Happen group that specialises in helping organisations transform their innovation success rate. We talk to Costas about his book and how it came about. We also learn about what helps and hinders innovation inside an organisation, some techniques for innovating, and how UX can play its part. Read More