There’s more to User Experience Design than mockups
and prototypes. Compiled below are the time-honored tools
and techniques of our trade, passed on from generation to generation.
If you are unfamiliar with a technique, you can read a brief
description or follow links to learn more from experienced
professionals. Are there missing tools or techniques?
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The tools are organized alphabetically within the Lean UX
framework of Think > Make > Check. During the Think phase,
you research and, well, think to better understand your users and
the problems you are trying to solve to come up with hypotheses to
test. Then you Make the quickest representation of a potential
solution you can. Finally, you Check the solution against your
hypotheses and learn.