I wrote an answer on Quora for a similar question “How do I get developers to think more like users?” so I can add 3 more exercises:
Being persuasive is a skill that helps a lot when you are responsible for shaping a product vision or taking product decisions. I read Jackie Bavaro’s post “how to be persuasive” which motivated me to share my “simple” tactic that I always do when I want to persuade my team to implement a certain feature or stop working on another one.
And this simple tactic is: Make a “tiny” presentation to show your idea!
Yes, every time you want to “persuade” your team of anything -literally, anything-, hold a meeting and present a couple of slides!
A presentation -in general- gives you the opportunity to organize your thoughts in a logical structure, so you can show your…
If you are one of those people who follow tech news, most probably, you notice how apps -mobile applications- are changing the dynamics of the tech industry, starting from startups, ending by high-school students learning iOS development.
There are many -so many- apps on app stores, each app is providing certain functionalities encapsulated in a group of user scenarios.
Yes! “Single-Button” apps .. and here is the general user scenario:
Think about it for some time, an app that simply does a “ONE” core function!
The famous app, that allows you to know info about any song plays around you…