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Conversation, Cadence & Culture: recipes to inspire collaborative teams. Workshop presented at Lean UX NYC ( April 12, 2013. …

Conversation, Cadence & Culture: recipes to inspire collaborative teams. Workshop presented at Lean UX NYC ( April 12, 2013.

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  • 1. Conversation,Cadence & CultureRecipes to inspire collaborative teams
  • 2. Lane Halley@thinknowlane@carbonfive.comCourtney
  • 3. AgendaToday you will learn how to: • Stimulate necessary conversations between team members • Advance with a shared vision and • Maintain a culture of invested team membersThroughout the lifecycle of your product
  • 4.
  • 5. What are the qualities ofhappy productive teams?
  • 6. Good work comes from good teams Trust Ownership Empathy Communication Fun Flow Empowerment Creativity Productivity
  • 7. CultureOur work at Carbon Five
  • 8. Carbon Five
  • 9. Design + Agile + Lean StartupDesign Thinkingempathy, creativity and rationalityAgile Developmentself-organizing teams, quality code, iterative & incremental deliveryLean Startupproducts people want, learning experiments
  • 10. Developer Designer Product Owner
  • 11. Project room
  • 12. ConversationRecipes to unlock creativity and collaboration
  • 13. Recipes for conversationQuestion RecipeWhat’s the vision? Opportunity Statement, Persona 4x4, Project BriefWhat might we do? Six-ups, ScenariosHow will it look and Thumbnails,behave? Wireframe Walkthrough
  • 14. Recipes for conversationQuestion RecipeWhere do we start? Define MVPs & ExperimentsHow do we build it? User StoriesDoes it work? Five on Friday
  • 15. Recipes are not a processUse whatever helps your team:•Focus on a shared goal•Minimize handoffs•Have the right conversations
  • 16. Let’s see how this works!
  • 17. wheel nice guys wheel nice guys
  • 18. Create a shared vision opportunity statement persona 4x4 six ups
  • 19. Opportunity statementProblem: Custom bike shoppers find it difficultto learn about, configure and purchase bikes.Solution: A Web application that lets custombike shoppers explore different components,envision different combinations and understandprice.
  • 20. Demo: bike riders
  • 21. persona 4x4
  • 22. Try it!Six-upsBased on the opportunity statement,what could we create for Peter?
  • 23. What could we create?Problem: Peter finds it difficult to learn about,configure and purchase a new commuter bike.Solution: A Web application that lets Peterexplore different components, envision differentcombinations and understand price.
  • 24. Show and tell (six-ups)
  • 25. six-up demo: six-up conversation
  • 26. Define an MVPdot votingproject brief
  • 27. Try it!Dot votingBased on the conversation youobserved, where are areas of risk &opportunity?
  • 28. six-up Where’s your dot?
  • 29. dot voting demo: MVP conversation
  • 30. project brief last updated opportunity persona(s) scenarios metrics
  • 31. Just in time design scenario UI elements and layouts thumbnails living style guides & visual assets
  • 32. Scenario demo: scenarioPeter explores bike profiles conversationSees info about what he can do hereSees multiple bike images w/ basic info & priceUses controls to pan through themChooses a bike to see in more detailPeter sees the bike he pickedSees large image of bike he choseSees list of parts with info and pricesSees the total priceetc...
  • 33. Scenario [element names]Peter explores bike profiles on the CHOOSE BIKE PAGE Sees info about what he can do here [Content box] Sees multiple bike images w/ basic info & price [Carousel] Uses controls to pan through them [Carousel] Chooses a bike to see in more detail [Carousel]Peter sees the bike he picked on the CONFIGURE BIKE PAGE Sees large image of bike he chose [Bike config picture] Sees list of parts with info and prices [Bike config list] Sees the total price [Bike config list] etc...
  • 34. UI elements Header Talk to us Marketing message(s) Bike images Bike config picture Bike config list Footer
  • 35. demo: device support
  • 36. page layouts thumbnails
  • 37. Living style guide& visual assets
  • 38. Define an experiment wireframe walkthrough user stories
  • 39. demo: wirefame walkthrough
  • 40. Try it!1-week experimentWhat can we build and validate in the first week?
  • 41. Try it!User storyAs a.... I want that...Acceptance criteria?
  • 42. user stories
  • 43. CadenceEstablishing your continuous, iterative cycles
  • 44. How much time? project start kickoff - 2 days to 2 weeks regular cadence Monday - reflect & define Tuesday - specify Wednesday & Thursday - build & refine Friday - customer feedback
  • 45. How can you use theserecipes on your projects?
  • 46.
  • 47. Thank you!Carbon FiveLean UX & AgileDevelopment for Weband mobile