Articles about Teams

How to KJ: Setting Priorities Quickly

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If you need to set priorities for a product or a team, the KJ Method will help you do it in an hour. [Read More]

Building it Right! Bridging the Gap Between UX Designers and Developers

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Coordinating teams will help you plan and facilitate better communication between designers and developers to produce the best user experience for your customers. [Read More]

A Career That Fits: Finding the Perfect Glass Slipper

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Working in a startup company is a challenge for any UX professional. See how employees work together to create and uphold their shared user experience. [Read More]

The View from the Knowledge Bridge: Navigating Mergers and Mash-ups

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Collaborations across disciplines often need a knowledge bridge to translate, explain, and inform. Two print/digital publishing projects built bridges and created a new, better, something. [Read More]

Videoconferencing: Overcoming the Tyranny of Distance

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A study of remote collaboration within Google teams concluded that ubiquitous video conferencing has helped to overcome many challenges facing geographically distributed teams. [Read More]

Has the Jury Reached a Verdict? A Courtroom Analogy for UX

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How can your collaboration benefit from the principles of another disciplined search for truth that’s been running since the 12th century: the court of law? This article positions UX as defenders and prosecutors of the design. [Read More]

Lost in Translation: Communicating the Subtleties of Design across Borders

Changes in team processes, behaviors, and schedules can improve communication among teams in different places, ensuring that subtleties of design don’t get lost. [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]

Global Design Teams: Managing Distributed Teams Effectively

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When UX teams are global, design managers and team members need to be able to meet the challenges of distributed teams effectively. [Read More]

Engaging Study Observers: An Overlooked Step in User Research

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Observer participation is an important piece in conducting usability. A little work up front can help engage observers more effectively. [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]

Ace Up Your Sleeve: The Developer on Your UX Team

A developer on a UX team can assume responsibility for software issues and increase the likelihood that usability problems are fixed. [Read More]

The ELMER Experience: A Standard for Government Forms

There is a comprehensive set of principles and specifications for usability in internet forms called ELMER. [Read More]

Creating a Global Team and a Global Infrastructure

With events across forty countries and five continents, outstanding media coverage, and feedback from organizers and volunteers, World Usability Day 2006 were deemed a huge success. [Read More]