Mixing Lean UX & Agile Development

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Mixing Lean UX and Agile Development - How to minimize risk, maximize flexibility, and create the right product. Presented at Lean UX NYC (http://leanuxnyc.co/nyc/) April 11, 2013.

http://blog.carbonfive.com/2013/02/28/join-lane-and-courtney-in-the-big-apple-for-leanux-nyc/

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Mixing Lean UX & Agile Development

  1. 1. Mixing Lean UX & Agile Development How to minimize risk, maximize flexibility, and create the right product.
  2. 2. Lane Halley @thinknow lane@carbonfive.com Courtney Hemphill @chemphill courtney@carbonfive.com
  3. 3. We used to design and build applications.
  4. 4. Now we design and build: Products Companies Experiences Services We used to design and build applications.
  5. 5. Disappearing Boundaries
  6. 6. Disappearing Boundaries brand strategy information architect experience design interaction design front-end development backend development database development data analysis system operations visual design
  7. 7. Emerging Technology
  8. 8. Emerging Technology rapid prototyping living style guides in browser design responsive design client side scripting offline apps websockets real time updates mobile html5 and canvas
  9. 9. How do you keep up with all that?
  10. 10. You don’t need a unicorn.
  11. 11. Some stories about how we help our clients find their cadence.
  12. 12. A little about us ...
  13. 13. Carbon Five
  14. 14. Roles & Responsibilities developer + designer + product owner One team Everyone participates
  15. 15. Sprints as Experiments
  16. 16. What is your highest risk, highest reward feature?
  17. 17. Just in Time Design
  18. 18. Short Kickoff
  19. 19. Cadence
  20. 20. Case Studies nib.ly from
  21. 21. Week at a Glance Monday APRIL MAY week 18 Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday reflect & define specify build & refine build & refine customer feedback!
  22. 22. Monday
  23. 23. Retrospective
  24. 24. Customer Feedback Review Stickies Audio Video Notes boardroom.carbonfive.com
  25. 25. Whiteboard Wireframing
  26. 26. Hypothesis Definition
  27. 27. Clean Up and Prep
  28. 28. Tuesday
  29. 29. Story Writing
  30. 30. Story Breakdown & Estimation
  31. 31. Pair Sketching
  32. 32. Story Mapping
  33. 33. Wednesday & Thursday
  34. 34. Feature Development
  35. 35. Whiteboard Wireframing
  36. 36. Living Style Guide & Visual Assets
  37. 37. Designer/Developer Pairing
  38. 38. Designer/Developer Pairing
  39. 39. Story Acceptance (yay!)
  40. 40. Friday
  41. 41. Customer Feedback Prep What are you testing? What methods will you use to test? Broad or specific?
  42. 42. Feedback Session
  43. 43. Five on Friday
  44. 44. Hybrid Prototyping
  45. 45. Conflict that arises is critical to innovation.
  46. 46. Foundations Conversations story writing, milestone planning, acceptance Culture cross-functional teams, design, and dev integration Cadence short term solution-focused product development
  47. 47. Thanks! Lane Halley lane@carbonfive.com @thinknow Courtney Hemphill courtney@carbonfive.com @chemphill

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