Agile & Lean UX at Enterprise Scale

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course overview

A common misconception is that Agile teams don’t have much time for user experience activities. However, an Agile approach actually can offer more opportunities for UX involvement, no matter how large your organization is. This course helps Agile and Lean teams understand how to effectively incorporate user-centered design processes and UX best practices into their projects. The course provides practical insight, whether you are running pure Agile, “scrumfall” or something similar.Unlike other Agile courses taught from the Development perspective, this course is taught by a leading user experience expert.


FORMAT: Lecture with group exercises and Q&A

intended audience

  • Scrum masters
  • Product owners
  • Product managers
  • Business analysts
  • UX & interaction designers
  • User researchers
  • Usability specialists
  • Technical team leads
  • Project managers
  • UI developers
  • Executive management with oversight responsibility

customizable highlights

  • Ins and outs of Agile/Lean and user-centered design principles
  • Agile/Lean lifecycle and UX activities
  • Why UX people should love Agile and Lean methods
  • Waterfall vs. Agile requirements
  • The challenges of Agile/Lean for UX and UX for Agile/Lean
  • Design and prototyping for Agile/Lean execution
  • Conducting user research and user testing in Agile environments
  • How to make design and research transparent
  • Breaking down designs in the context of epics and user stories
  • UX Quality and Acceptance Criteria
  • How to track and prioritize UX-related backlog items
  • Natural modes for UX interaction with Agile teams
  • Communication obstacles with common backlog tools
  • Agile/Lean UX at enterprise scale
  • Bringing it all together: release cycle case study
  • Understand and design for the unique domain-expert user audience
  • Requirement and UCD pitfalls
  • Get tips on how to modify UCD methods for complex applications and websites
  • Business case for using interaction patterns
  • Learn how to apply and manage interaction patterns in the design process
  • Transforming design research data into designs
  • Learn how to manage and organize interaction design patterns