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Designing Experiences with Lean Principles

Posted in Agile, and Experience Design

The term “Lean” was first coined by John Krafcik in his 1988 article, “Triumph of the Lean Production System” based on his experience as a…

Building the Right Thing, Building it Right, Building it Fast

Posted in Agile, Business Strategy, Innovation, and Technology

Markets are changing faster than ever. We are living Moore’s Law. In 1965, Intel co-founder, Gordon Moore, noticed that the number of transistors per square…

Before You Write Your Requirements, Create a Prototype

Posted in Agile, Design Thinking, Experience Design, and Technology

Prototype your ideas before you develop them. Use prototypes to solicit feedbacks from subject matter experts to ensure you are solving the right problem, to…

Crafting Experiences for The Enterprise

Posted in Agile, Customer Experience, Experience Design, and Technology

In 2007, I wrote an article for Pragmatic Marketer magazine entitled “Easy to Use for Whom: Defining the Customer and User Experience for Enterprise Software.”…

User Story Maps

Posted in Agile, and Product

User story maps are a holistic view of your product backlog. Focus on the target outcomes and identifying the best way to ‘slice’ your MVP.…

Customer Experience, User Experience and Agile

Posted in Agile, Customer Experience, Experience Design, Product, and Technology

I was recently interviewed by Carlos Marquez, CEO at Connexa. He was looking for clarity around Agile development and the roles that Customer Experience and…

Here comes the User Experience Manifesto on Portofino Media

Posted in Agile, and Experience Design

I sat down with Armond Mehrabian, host of Portofino Media, to talk about the User Experience Manifesto. In past episodes we delved into Design Sprints and Agile…

UserZoom Sponsors UX Boot Camps

Posted in Agile, Design Thinking, and Experience Design

While helping BD Medical Technology redesign their intranet, I got the distinct honor and pleasure of working with the Nielsen Norman Group. NN/g conducted card…

Why Easy to Use 2.0?

Posted in Agile, Books, and Experience Design

Easy to Use was a good book. It covered much of what I have learned over my many years of creating great user experiences with agile…

Many Ways to Think About Your Personas

Posted in Agile, Experience Design, Product, and Service Design

Ten years ago, I wrote in “Product Design: Bridging the Gap Between Product Management & Development” for Pragmatic Marketer that: “Personas are a stand-in for…

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