Understanding #UX process!

#Role of #UX Specialist in the journey of #product.

Overview

UX team works on learning about the product, Process starts with the research, follows with IA implementation that helps in enabling right behavior pattern defining exclusive product scalability.

Whom UX Specialist Works with?

UX Team works with #Stakeholders, #Investors, #Marketing, #Strategist, #Managers, #Developers, #Data Expert, Content and Various Operation Teams who have direct or indirect role on the project.

Right approach to interact with UX Specialist or UX team

  1. Having basic introduction on learning how your UX Team is going to work on the product journey.
  2. Sharing exclusive piece of information about the project and idea with your UX Specialist is very important.
  3. Understanding hiring process of team building required for the performance by UX Specialist.
  4. Plans and roadmap should be clearly stated at initial phase of the product with UX Specialist on requirements; then there should be a process oriented discussion on timeline.
  5. Responsible Member from Organization who are decision makers eg. Stakeholder, Founder or CPO must interact on intervals on requirements from UX Specialists with right inputs.
  6. Sharing technical challenges and strength from development team helps UX Team in understanding implementation of IXD for the product at initial stage. (This could be optional, but it helps)
  7. If the project is based on AI/ML or Bigdata it will be great to introduce Data Expert at initial stage of process, this will help UX Specialists on understanding data collection model into the system.
  8. Tool requirements with specification from UX Specialist.

#UXHelps

  1. UX helps in conducting right #research and #collection of information for the system.
  2. UX Specialists understands behavior pattern for the product growth based on information.
  3. UX Specialists help in building right #performance team required with #design creators.
  4. UX Specialist plans for the projection, timeline and deliverables about the product. (This is immensely huge topic for discussion — drop message separately to understand on this one)
  5. UX Specialists plans on User Testing by recruiting right individuals, Prepares test reports and progress report of the product. (This is immensely huge topic for discussion — drop message separately to understand on this one)
  6. UX Specialist assists Design team on visual interface requirements and direction on Color Theory, Setting Brand Guidelines, Element to Use and much more with approval of design implementation. (This is immensely huge topic for discussion — drop message separately to understand on this one)
  7. UX Specialists work closely with #IXD Interaction Design Team to bring seamless Interactive experience in to the product experience.
  8. UX Specialist analysis existing user behavior, product performance with analytics reports on the product, UX Specialist also plays vital role in optimizing behavior pattern for the product based on reports and improvisation plan for product growth. (This is immensely huge topic for discussion — drop message separately to understand on this one)
  9. UX Specialist helps #DesignTeam to bring design deliverables with assets ready for developers. (This is immensely huge topic for discussion — drop message separately to understand on this one)
  10. UX Specialist helps bringing idea to life with wireframe and enhances it with Wireframe Prototype or Design Prototype. (This is immensely huge topic for discussion — drop message separately to understand on this one)

Contribution in helping UX Process

  1. Stakeholders, Founders, CPO should be prepared for rapid fire rounds on interviews conducted by UX Specialists at initial stage. This should be addressed to #UXer in an extremely happy and supportive environment to help clearly understanding role of projection and achievements. This could be in group or one on one as selected by UXer.
  2. There should be no restriction for UX Specialist on freedom of execution.
  3. You can ask UX Specialist to have demos at regular intervals planned mutually on deliverables along with right feedback and inputs.
  4. There should be no plan changes after agreeing on timelines defined by UX Specialist.
  5. Providing specific content writer or UX writer as per requirement for the product by UX Specialist.\
  6. Involvement of Stakeholders or Decision Makers should be there on deciding factors whether its approval of IA, Design or Wireframes etc. instead of subordinates interacting on the same. (This is immensely huge topic for discussion — drop message separately to understand on this one)
  7. Product Developers should interact with UX design deliverable team member to achieve relevant output requirements for assets if any. (This is immensely huge topic for discussion — drop message separately to understand on this one)
On all of the above topics shared will help UX Specialist to achieve desired results effectively for the product; This even helps product Customers to engage on the product in unique way
Thanks!
#Piyush