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There’s a lot of misunderstanding out there about mixing agile & usability in a discussion. But our research has shown that there are a lot of myths out there about usability studies & usability testing in general. Continue reading
Small companies should consider outsourcing their usability testing instead of doing it in-house. On the surface, it makes perfect sense to have a designer/developer who has a deep understanding of the project be in charge of usability testing, but in fact this can cause serious problems. Continue reading
Were now four episodes in to The Agile Guerilla series. The focus of this series of articles is to to help you introduce change, specifically moving to agility, into your organization from the grassroots level. This series of posts on … Continue reading
Sure, everybody says: be agile! But what if you don’t really feel like being agile? You need some excuses. And here are five excellent ones. And the five are listed here but read the entire article to really see that … Continue reading
Scrum Alliance – Scrum Meets WaterfallAn Interview with Mike Cohn. VERY interesting interview with a skeptic on Agile (Scrum was of interest to him because he was an old-school waterfall PMI – Project Management Institute – guy). So, if you … Continue reading
Agile or Iterative and Incremental | Agile Zone. Some comments on being Agile in a Waterfall world – being careful treading there anyway is where this author comes from. But from Kevin Lawver’s comment on the previous post on Waterfall … Continue reading
We’re going to be doing an Introduction to Agile presentation at the local Refresh Savannah meeting on July 20, 2010 (7pm @ thincspace) so we thought we’d prime the discussion of this topic here & follow it up with a more detailed discussion of Agile in person there. Continue reading
The “us” is often perceived as the Developers & the “them” is the UX practitioners who are working at some point in the process. If they are joined at the hip with the Developers & engaged in the whole development process, performing usability testing elements & doing just-in-time design & research, then they are contributing positive interactions & value to the team.
There are points to be made for prototyping in Cycle 0 & what affect not doing it effectively can do to your Brand These points are made in an article that in fact has defined 8 “mines” that are awaiting … Continue reading
Here’s another example of & use of an iterative approach to usability testing within the cycles of Agile Development Projects. This one is from an interview posted on the Rally site, a vendor of solutions to manage projects based on SCRUM methodologies. Continue reading