Adam Whitney

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Incorporating Customer and User Experience Data into Holistic Journey Maps

<i>Customer journey mapping can and should serve both User Experience (UX) and Customer Experience (CX) practitioners and managers.</i><p>As Forrester Analyst …

3 free UX design ebooks

Wireframes, mockups, and prototypes – three fundamental techniques for UX designers, each one is as unique as the next whichever wireframe tools and …

Smart UI Design for Startups

> Smart UI Design for Startups<p>Views14455<p>For most entrepreneurs, getting a startup off the ground is the dream, the final realization of the …

Continuous Integration Tool Benefits Project Managers

Continuous Integration Tool Benefits Project ManagersAs a project manager, you want to share a link with a client for quick feedback, and too often …

DevOps

Sovereign Software Development – Full Stack Engineering

The Civilized Alternative to Agile Tribalism<p>Unexpectedly, the recruiter to which I sent this e-mail has followed up with a thoughtful reply -<p><i>“Now, I</i> …

How to Combine User-Centered Design and Agile Development

By<aside class="pull_aside"> <blockquote class="pullquote TOPICPLACEHOLDER">How do you go about combining agile with user-centered design (UCD) so …

Usability

The Scrum Master who Sold his Authority

Maris Prabhakaran gave a talk at Agile Tour Bangkok titled “The Srum Master who Sold his Authority” in which he examined a variety of common mistakes …

The Zen of Agile Leadership Episode 1:How You Do Anything is How You Do Everything

Introduction<p>Often I am asked to come in and assist leaders in transforming their organizations. “We want to be efficient or Agile or better,” they …

BDDon’t

If you’ve been developing software in the last couple of years, you have probably encountered a tool like Cucumber, JBehave or SpecFlow at some …

Software Development

Pivotal Labs Finds Success With Self-Managed Teams

Pivotal Labs doesn't talk about not having managers or use the term "self-management". They just do things this way because it works so much better.<p>For Pivotal Labs, the only reason to have a process is to get a result. Productivity is the mantra, and it's all based on three simple, core values: …

What agile retrospectives won’t improve, and what you can do about it

I hope you’re doing retrospectives in your project teams. Retrospectives are one of those essential rituals of agile practice. They’re fast, they’re …

Are Your Daily Standup Meetings Terrible? Here's Why

Probably the most visible component of Scrum is the daily Agile standup meeting. There are groups I’ve met that claim they are doing agile due to the …

Kanban Ground Rules Example for a Specific Team - this Agile guy

Kanban System for Software Engineering<p>Kanban System for Software Engineering – KSSE<p>Introduction<p>Definitions<p>Roles<p>Acronyms<p>Metrics<p>Queue …

Behavior-Driven Development

BDD Fundamentals<p>On this day we give a thorough introduction to BDD, which is the process that Cucumber supports. There is no automation on this day; …

The best project management training bundle: now 98% off

When you’re ready to develop the skills and confidence necessary to command a high-level salary in the world of project management, a comprehensive training program is essential.<p>The eduCBA Project Management & Quality Management Bundle includes 68 courses on Project Management, 22 on Quality …

Well Crafted Code, Quality, Speed and Budget | Developing Software Together

A couple of days ago, I wrote the article Well Crafted Code Will Ship Faster. It contains some reasoning why well crafted code is also cheaper and …

10 Tried & Tested Agile Development Tips

Most would think of programming and software development to be a solitary pursuit that has computer nerds tucked away in their rooms, hammering away …

Project Management

A US app that lets you raise beer money and 5-a-side fees is blowing up at UK universities

Tilt only launched in Britain in July but has already had over 1,000 applications from students wanting to be campus ambassadors for the app, according to UK manager Olivier Buffon.<p>Tilt lets people set up online campaigns to raise money for everything from 5-a-side football league payments to …

Marc Andreessen

How to Use UI Patterns to Prototype Faster

If there’s a pattern to using patterns, it lies in the tools designers use to create them.<p>Having a standard library of reusable, easy-to-access …

UX Design

Scrum is dead: breaking down the new open development method

The open development method is better for business. Scrum is dead.

Software Development

Influencer Marketing: It's the Uberization of Marketing

Adrianna ("AG) Bevilaqua, Sherri Langburt and Heidi Nazarudin joined #SMTLive on November 10 to talk about the future--and the present--of Influencer …

The Challenges of Being a Product Manager

I got a call from the hospital. His voice was faint. "Brian, I am not going to be able to come in for a few weeks. I am not well." "What happened?" I asked. "Well, as you know, the pressure of the upcoming product launch has been tough," my colleague said. "And I just felt a bit out of control."<p>Who …

4 UX Documents to Help You Fully Understand Your Users

No matter what process or documentation you use, one guideline always remains relevant: design for the user.<i>Photo Credit: “</i><i>Anna</i><i>.” Stefano Montagner.</i></i> …

UX Design

Using Color When Designing Apps Or Websites

One thing that is absolutely essential the the overall success of your website is being able to select the right color scheme.When it comes to other …

UI Design

Best Web Apps and Work Hacks for Web Design Teams

One way some project managers seek to improve design team productivity is to require team members to work harder or for longer hours. Taking this …

Web Design

The Guide To UX Design Process & Documentation - Part 1

<b>In this article, we explain the general product design process and relevant documents you might produce at the first three of seven stages. It is</b> …

From product design to virtual reality

Personal experience and intro to VR.<p>Backstory<p>I am a product designer at Google, and I joined the company through Sparrow, a French startup that got …