Running remote UX workshops

Product stakeholders spread around the globe? That’s fine.

Karol Woźniak
Feb 7, 2020 · 9 min read

It’s easier than you think.

What are the challenges?

Communication quality

Technical and logistical constraints

Tools limitations

Content organisation and processing.

Are there any advantages then?

Photo by Jud Mackrill on Unsplash

How to prepare for remote workshops?

Consider the workshop type.

Choose collaboration techniques and make an agenda.

Decide on the setup.

Prepare and test your arrangement.

Let stakeholders prepare too.

Which tools could be used?

Online text editor (Google Docs or similar). Use it to:

Online spreadsheet (Google Sheets or similar). Use it to:

Using Google Sheets to define a project’s roadmap remotely with workshop participants.
Using Google Sheets to define a project’s roadmap remotely with workshop participants.
Using Google Sheets and its template to define a project’s roadmap remotely during a stakeholder workshop.

Online collaboration canvas. Use it to:

Using Miro app and its template to remotely collaborate on product’s personas.
Defining product’s MVP scope remotely using Miro app.

Summary

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