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[5 Jan 2015 | Comments Off on Getting Well Written Requirements from Business Analysts | ]

A lot has been said and written about user stories and their role in an agile context. But what are people actually writing as user stories? It doesn’t matter if you are agile or traditional in your approach, poorly written requirements are one of the major causes of project failure. This is where the Business Analyst comes to the fore.

[13 Nov 2014 | Comments Off on Definine Customer Value in User Stories | ]

User Stories, designed to keep teams laser-focused on customer needs, serve as THE driving force behind delivering valuable, high quality features, fast. This presentation discusses how to write great agile software user stories by defining customer value and keeping teams laser-focused on needs.

[3 Sep 2014 | Comments Off on Making Product Decisions with a Practical Value Model | ]

Working with stakeholders (customer, business and technology perspectives) to effectively and efficiently deliver high-value products begins and ends with value. “Value” is the beacon, watchword, end game, justification and mantra for Agile. It is the basis of the big “why”.

[15 Jul 2014 | Comments Off on Designing and Documenting User Interactions | ]

This presentation discusses “designing and documenting user interactions.” It emphasizes the importance of writing good documentation, the value of style guides, while never losing site of the end goal of creating good user experiences.

[10 Jun 2014 | Comments Off on The A.A.R.T. of Writing User Stories | ]

Current user stories used to manage Agile requirements can be improved by clearly identifying, linking, and tracking Actors, Action, Results, and Tests. (A.A.R.T).

[1 May 2014 | Comments Off on Building Products People Want with Lean UX | ]

You are part of a modern development team delivering new features like clockwork. But are you sure you’re delivering the right features? Are you relying on up-front product research practices that don’t fit with your development process?

[27 Mar 2014 | Comments Off on Build the Perfect Product Your Users Want But Can’t Describe | ]

Product design and development remains difficult, even when applying Lean or Agile principles. Why is developing a great product so hard? How come it takes so many iterations? Why don’t users know what they want? Why don’t I know what they want?