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.
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.
In this presentation which I originally delivered at Cambridge 2015 you can learn what the service model canvas is and why it is so useful
The WOW, HOW, NOW, POW game is a great way to prioritise a set of ideas or enhancements. Find out how to play this design game.
Workshops are a really key part of the UX process but all too often they are poorly thought out and poorly run. Here are my tips for planning and running the perfect UX workshop.
Learn some simple design games that you’ll be able to apply straight away to your user-centred design projects. You’ll learn games for generating potential design ideas, for exploring ideas and for refining and evaluating designs with users.
‘Buy a feature’ is a simple and effective design game for getting people to choose the features that they would like to be available for a given product. Find out how to play the game.