Be a Lean UX Team Machine


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The convergence of building native mobile apps, growing WP design agencies and acquiring enterprise projects empowers WordPress to the next level. Now is the time to step up our game with a Lean UX workflow. Lean UX is a fast design process with focus on a sequences of sprints to define, prototype, test, and refine user experience. Team collaboration, customer learning cycles, and design thinking are key. Find out how Lean UX creates the best user outcomes.

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Be a Lean UX Team Machine

  1. 1. Lean UX Team Gloria Antonelli machine WordCamp Milwaukee 2014 @GloriaAntonelli #WCMKE
  2. 2. AgendaIntro to Lean UX (lean user experience) Team Building Strategies WordCamp Milwaukee 2014 @GloriaAntonelli #WCMKE
  3. 3. about me artist trainer ux designer WordPress developer WordCamp Chicag @GloriaAntonelli #WCCHI WordCamp Milwaukee 2014 @GloriaAntonelli #WCMKE
  4. 4. stuff I know html & WordPress responsive design UX/UI design WordCamp Chicag @GloriaAntonelli #WCCHI WordCamp Milwaukee 2014 @GloriaAntonelli #WCMKE
  5. 5. collaborative teams why we should build
  6. 6. design process key for fast WordCamp Milwaukee 2014 @GloriaAntonelli #WCMKE
  7. 7. what is UX? in (user experience is an outcome) WordCamp Milwaukee 2014 @GloriaAntonelli #WCMKE
  8. 8. User Experience visual design interaction design information architecture content structure development technology media (encompasses) WordCamp Milwaukee 2014 @GloriaAntonelli #WCMKE
  9. 9. Lean UX Lean UX is a fast design process with focus on a sequences of (efficient with no waste) WordCamp Milwaukee 2014 @GloriaAntonelli #WCMKE
  10. 10. Lean UX comes from “THE LEAN STARTUP” Build-Measure-Learn design cycle
  11. 11. - Janice Fraser “I coined the term Lean UX in summer of 2010 in a tweet because Lean Startup required that we adapt our classic UX practices to work in this newly defined environment.”
  12. 12. “A few months later Jeff (Gothelf) presented his talk at SXSW, ‘Lean UX: Get out of the deliverables business,’ and we were off to the races.” - Janice Fraser
  13. 13. think -> make -> check think -> make -> check think -> make -> check think -> make -> check think -> make -> check It’s iterative!
  14. 14. Lean UX principles WordCamp Milwaukee 2014 @GloriaAntonelli #WCMKE
  15. 15. Avoid developing something the users didn’t really want! Problem-solvingDon’t go down the wrong path. user centered
  16. 16. Lean UX Process run experiment to test assumption repeat WordCamp Milwaukee 2014 @GloriaAntonelli #WCMKE
  17. 17. design process
  18. 18. every project starts with assumptions HYPOTHESES declare your assumptions
  19. 19. Hypothesis Statement doing this ] these people ] this outcome this feedback
  20. 20. Lean UX Strategy prioritize users needs
  21. 21. Brainstorming
  22. 22. Design Studio create -> pitch -> critique it’s called a charrette individual idea generation team idea generation WordCamp Milwaukee 2014 @GloriaAntonelli #WCMKE
  23. 23. Design Studio
  24. 24. design an experiment to test hypotheses (minimun viable effort) WordCamp Milwaukee 2014 @GloriaAntonelli #WCMKE
  25. 25. MVP Minimum Viable Product to validate assumption WordCamp Milwaukee 2014 @GloriaAntonelli #WCMKE
  26. 26. Wizard of OZ
  27. 27. process and activities sketch -> prototype -> test (repeat)
  28. 28. visually articulate ideas
  29. 29. ITERATION the core of Lean UX
  30. 30. COLLABORATIVE cross-functional Team Building
  31. 31. Lean UX Teams ux designer in the design process WordCamp Milwaukee 2014 @GloriaAntonelli #WCMKE
  32. 32. two pizzas Jeff Bezos
  33. 33. “When every single team member puts their specialized skills to good work while collaborating with each other day in and day out, magic ensues.” Ariadna Font Llitjós
  34. 34. Lean Mindset
  35. 35. (global movement) WordCamp Milwaukee 2014 @GloriaAntonelli #WCMKE
  36. 36. “If you are a designer who isn’t afraid of development or if you are a developer who isn’t afraid to pick up a pencil or if you are a product owner that is interested in dabbling a little bit in both areas.” Lane Halley Balanced Teams Lean UX 14 you are a balanced team member
  37. 37. iteration and testing project ownership is a team effort WordCamp Milwaukee 2014 @GloriaAntonelli #WCMKE
  38. 38. Give all ideas & of
  39. 39. in the context of WordPress WordCamp Milwaukee 2014 @GloriaAntonelli #WCMKE
  40. 40. Author of Lean UX
  41. 41. thank you! Gloria Antonelli @GloriaAntonell UX Strategist WP Front-end Dev Consultant & Trainer