Articles about Agile

Customer Councils: A Research Tool for Agile Development

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Customer Councils help ensure quality user research in an Agile development culture. They provide both strategic insight and practical usability feedback throughout a project. [Read More]

Agile UX IS Collaboration: Mastering the Method

In Agile, the UX person is part of the team, working towards a common goal. Frequent deliverables and constant feedback are a recipe for amazing collaboration. [Read More]

Building the Next-Gen UX Team: Strategies for Cultivating Generalists

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With the rise of agile development, conditions are ripe for the return of the user experience generalist. User experience departments need tactics to build generalists, instead of specialists. (Full article available in English and Español) [Read More]

Hold the Sprinkles! Design Mapping for Agile UX Design


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Agile design teams can often get swept up in a single product feature, iterating that one feature to its most perfect state. [Read More]

Integrating UX Design into Agile Software Development

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UX designer shares how he changed the mindset of his organization get buy-in for an integrated Agile UX software development process. [Read More]

Agile and UX: A View from 2009

Agile software development is adaptive rather than predictive and people-oriented rather than process-oriented. Several activities at UPA 2009 discussed shared experiences of working in Agile environments. [Read More]

Agile Teams: Best Practices for Agile Development

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A workshop at UPA 2009 continued previous discussions on Agile and user-centered design. Workshop participants exchanged best practices, success factors, challenges, and solutions. [Read More]

Get it RITE: Rapid Iterative Testing and Evaluation (RITE)

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With RITE, UX teams examine interface alternatives in a short time, evolving a more usable final design more quickly than with traditional usability testing methods. [Read More]

The View From Here: Garbage In, Garbage Out—the Agile Way

If we measure based on product success and not timeline adherence, the garbage in, garbage out rule still compromises our daily professional contribution. [Read More]

Editor’s Note: User Experience Development: What? So What? Now What?

In this issue, we seek to integrate the worlds of UX and software development in order to create better products, services, and user experiences. [Read More]