Designs sprints are a great way to help answer critical business questions through design, prototyping, and testing ideas with users. However, the common 5-day design sprint is not as user-centred as it could be. Find out how to carry out a more user-centred 5-day design sprint along with some hints and tips for running design sprints.
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.
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.
Prioritising features is a pretty important step when designing and building any product, from websites and mobile apps to toasters and lawn mowers. Here are 5 great techniques for prioritising features (or user stories) to try out.