Learn about the different UX processes used by industry leaders in today's fast-paced agile work environment.
Why is it important to learn about the different processes?
While the EDIPT (empathize, define, ideate, prototype, test) model is the most commonly known design thinking process out there, this process has evolved with each company defining their own approach.
Below is a list of articles which we believe will help you define what the UX design process should like for your project or company.
The Evolution of the UX Process Methodology
A perfect start to exploring the other processes out there, this article not only introduces you to the newly processes but deep dives into what caused them to be formed in the first place.
The Evolution of UX Process Methodology
Through this article you would have learned of the Google Design Sprint Process and the Lean UX Approach. Below are a list of resources to help you learn more about them.
The Different Processes
Google Design Sprint
The sprint is a five-day process for answering critical business questions through design, prototyping, and testing ideas with customers. Developed at Google Ventures, it’s a “greatest hits” of business strategy, innovation, behavior science, design thinking, and more—packaged into a battle-tested process that any team can use. We recommend that you not only check their DIY guide on their website but also buy their book (it is a must have).
The Design Sprint — GV
The Lean UX approach
The Lean UX approach to interaction design is tailor-made for today’s web-driven reality. While there are many short blogs about the process online, we believe the book does more justice to explaining the process clearly.
Lean UX: Applying Lean Principles to Improve User Experience by Jeff Gothelf
Lean UX Case Studies
In addition to this we also recommend reading these case studies on the Lean UX approach.
UX Case Study: How Hubspot Redesigned Their Homepage
Studio by UXPin
Case Study: Lean UX at work
The UX Design Checklist
UX Project Checklist is simple tool to keep in mind what you want to consider from a UX point of view while working on a project in an ongoing organization. That's why you won't find there anything specific around personas, journey maps or design style guides; because these are all topics that should be already being covered in your organization.