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Waterfall vs Agile – some comments on perspectives we’ve found!

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

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InfoQ: Agile Usability – perceptions of “us vs them” need to change to “us PLUS them”

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.

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Some comments on: The Role of Usability Practices in Agile Development

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

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Announcing a Best Practices Offering for Usability Testing in Agile Development Projects

Social Usability now has the capability to provide Usability Testing services while your Agile Development Projects are going through their iterative development cycles.

Using a Best Practices approach with 12 Best Practices for Applying UX Design Practices in Agile Development available to consider, we now have the ability to deliver the components of the Best Practices best suited to adoption in your own internal Agile development process. Continue reading

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