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XD Best Practices
March 9, 2017

Recognizing and Overcoming Cognitive Bias in Product Design

How can designers create beautiful and usable products that delight not one or two, but millions of customers? Three common cognitive biases in product design and ways to overcome them.

XD Workplace Leadership
March 3, 2017 / UX/UI Design

Guiding Principles for Connecting Design and Development Teams

So how can we meet the fast pace of the development sprints while making sure the design quality stays high with each new release? By implementing these two fundamental principles in our process.

XD Career
February 1, 2017 / UX/UI Design

What Makes a Designer Good at What They Do?

What makes a designer good at what they do? In order to answer this question, I first had to ask myself what drove me to become a designer.

XD Workplace Leadership
January 26, 2017 / UX/UI Design

4 Essential Elements to Forming Successful Agile Teams

Simply applying an ‘Agile badge’ to a new team doesn’t really create an Agile team. Even if the cross-functionality aspect is addressed straight from the beginning due to a good recruitment process, and even if the team is self-sufficient in that environment, the foundation that a team is built on needs to be solid.

XD Workplace Leadership
September 20, 2016 / UX/UI Design

UX Management: 7 Steps to Set up an Ongoing Training Process

In an organization new to implementing UX design processes, having great designers on board definitely helps, but they just serve as the foundation that a good UX manager needs to build on.

XD Best Practices
July 21, 2016 / UX/UI Design

How to Support Design Decisions Through Iterative Testing

This adapted RITE method allows for testing and reiterating to be completed in just a couple of days, empowering designers to conduct tests in every sprint. By running tests on small components every two or three weeks, UX designers can align themselves to the development schedule and push design improvements faster.