Synopses & Reviews
Significantly increase your impact on product development with tested and validated User Experience (UX) techniques
About the Book
UX Best Practices, Processes, and Techniques is a compendium of proven UX strategies, based on the real experiences of a global set of UX gurus. Each chapter focuses on specific or collections of UX practices implemented in real-world scenarios within global companies such as SAP, Siemens (Germany), Lenovo, Ping An, Tencent, Changhong (China), Intuit (US), Swiss Federal Railways (Switzerland). This definitive guide is filled with tested, validated, authentic best practices, processes, and methods for successfully implementing and integrating UX in any development initiative.
UX Best Practices, Processes, and Techniques
- Features more than 20 global contributors who present cutting-edge approaches
- Focuses on a unique practice or set of practices in each chapter implemented in an actual organization
- Includes real-world examples that demonstrate how moving UX up front in the development cycle can improve quality in measurable ways and positively impact the bottom line
- Contains techniques you can easily apply to your own development initiatives
Integrated and Established UX Process; Utilizing IBMs IPD Process; Becoming More User Experience Focused; UX Process with UI Widgets and Systematic Localization Capabilities; UX for Product Innovation for Medical Devices; Maintaining the Vision from Start to FinishFront-End Solution Process; User Experience and Agile Development; Design Thinking; UX Targets and UX Priorities; UX Brief; UX Prototyping; UX Patterns; UX KPIs for Product Improvements; Setting Up and Sustaining User Experiences Impact
Evolve to a user-centered product development philosophy
Deliver superior products and escalate your market share by employing real-world user experience success strategies from global corporations. Featuring in-depth case studies from Yahoo , Siemens, SAP, Haier, Intuit, Tencent, and more, UX Best Practices: How to Achieve More Impact with User Experience offers proven methods for instituting user-centered design in industrial environments.
Discover how to integrate user experience activities into product development processes for investment and consumer goods in different regions, reduce product complexity, increase product quality, and boost the bottom line. This comprehensive guide covers a variety of user experience techniques, such as analyzing user needs and expectations, creating design concepts, prototyping, using agile development, conducting usability testing, developing user interface guidelines, defining user interface patterns, and specifying metrics. Communicate objectives and user requirements in design briefs Establish end-to-end UX-centered development policies Foster collaboration between managers, designers, and engineers Integrate user experience metrics into business target frameworks and the product development process Employ agile development and design thinking methods Collect, measure, and analyze usability data Employ a User Experience Evaluation System to identify problems Convey and assess design ideas quickly using prototypes Achieve consistency across products with UI patterns and libraries
About the Author
Helmut Degen, Ph.D.,
is a senior consultant for requirements engineering for Siemens Corporate Research, Inc. He was previously a senior user experience manager for Vodafone Global Marketing in Duesseldorf, and for the Siemens User Interface Design center in Munich (both in Germany). Helmut is member of the Usability Professional Association and the Society of Computer Science in Germany (Gesellschaft fuer Informatik).
Xiaowei Yuan, Ph.D., was head of the Siemens User Interface Design Center Beijing, China. In 2001, he founded Beijing ISAR User Interface Design Co. ltd, the first company that provides user research, user interface design and usability evaluation services for enterprises in China. Xiaowei is the Commissioner of the Standardization Administration of the Peoples Republic of China and National Human Ergonomics Standardization Technical Committees. He also serves as an adjunct professor at Beijing University of Posts and Communications.
Table of Contents
Integrated and Established UX Process 2. Utilizing IBMs IPD Process 3. Becoming More User Experience Focused 4. UX Process with UI Widgets and Systematic Localization Capabilities 5. UX for Product Innovation for Medical Devices 6. Maintaining the Vision from Start to Finish: Front-End Solution Process 7. User Experience and Agile Development 8. Design Thinking 9. UX Targets and UX Priorities 10.UX Brief 11.UX Prototyping 12.UX Patterns 13.UX KPIs for Product Improvements 14.Setting Up and Sustaining User Experiences Impact