design a scenario
what they see
what they do
what happens next
understand your value proposition
how much effort does it take
how to make it clear and simple
personify your interface
describe what a user will experience
visualize how someone reaches their goals.
can you get worthwhile feedback with paper/pencil?
walkthrough your app
visualize actions you think are appropriate
pieces of paper
Wizard of Oz prototype
describe and manipulate the scene
do not reveal yourself too much
let your participant lead the discussion
set the scene
user driven - devise alternate routes
understand a valuable use scenario
Articulate a scenario from all the actions you
have mapped. What is the user journey you will
use to build your design prototype?
this is the script (the what)
next is how (the design, the interface)
3 sequence of actions or tactics
4 distinct, measurable goal
...wrapped in a scenario that tells it
analyze your scenarios, what activities emerge?
these are patterns
these activities are the building blocks of an interface design mobile-patterns.com