Watching the Tour de France can make you a better UX professional. Don’t believe me? Here are 10 surprising lessons I’ve picked up from watching the Tour de France, that I believe are equally applicable to the world of UX.
Find out how 2 simple questions can help shape your product roadmap and how to use the kano model to think about how users will react to features, or perhaps more importantly, the absence of features.
Jobs-to-be-done is one of those concepts that intuitively makes so much sense, and yet still isn’t that widely known or used. The idea that you should focus on the job that someone is trying to do, rather than just the means of achieving. This talk from UX Cambridge 2017 covers how to use jobs-to-be-done to not only come up with innovative ideas, but to research and design better user experiences.
The world’s worst design game is not the worst design game imaginable, but a great little game to get people thinking about what the worst possible experience would be and how to flip this to provide the best possible experience for users. Find out how to play the game and why it’s a great addition to UX workshops.
Sketch storming is a fantastic exercise for generating lots of ideas as part of a co-design workshop. Find out how to play sketch storming and why you should be incorporating it into your next ideation workshop.
The craft of creating engaging and compelling case studies is an important part of being a UXer. Learn some hints and tips for bringing your UX work to life with compelling case studies.
In this talk from UX in the City Manchester 2017 you’ll learn some design games for generating, exploring and communicating ideas, and for building a shared understanding within a team.