In the novel Utopia Avenue, a character says, "The word 'faster' is becoming a synonym for 'better'. As if the goal of human evolution is to be a sentient bullet." And this thought of questioning the purpose of efficiency, speed, and lean processes leads us to today's review, Lean UX: Applying Lean Principles to Improve User Experience by Jeff Gothelf with Josh Seiden. Read on for my notes on the book.
There are many research frameworks and design processes, and new ones come up everyday. This post traces a common thread of problem and solution space across various design processes (and research frameworks).
The review and notes on Erika Hall's Conversational Design. Have you ever thought of starting your design with words, specifically by writing a conversation script, instead of drawings? This is what Erika Hall recommends in her book Conversational Design - to design the content before designing the container, so it doesn't need to be squished into the container.
Reflecting on the beautifully articulated thought by Billy Gregory, "When UX doesn’t consider ALL users, shouldn’t it be known as “SOME User Experience” or… SUX?" Read on to see the links between diverse contexts like smell training, people working with animals, and cooking.