User research is often initiated during a Scrum sprint, after a design is implemented, or is part of the MVP. But, mindfully planning research earlier reaps far better results.
User research is the methodic study of target users—including their needs and pain points—so UX designers have the sharpest possible insights to work with to make the best designs. User researchers use various methods to expose problems and design opportunities. Thus, they gather requirements and find crucial information to use in their design process.
Specification by Example is a set of process patterns that facilitate change in software products to ensure the right product is delivered effectively. This book written by Gojko Adzic is based on the research of 30 teams that implemented 50 projects. The first part of the book introduces the Specification by Example concept… with examples, […]
The International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) is an independent non-profit professional association for business analyst. IIBA was established in 2003 as a Canadian Corporation. Its mission is to develop and maintain standards for the practice of business analysis and for the certification of its practitioners. IIBA local chapters exist in many cities in Canada, […]
George Dinwiddie proposes a list of material that should help you in the task of splitting user stories used to manage requirements in Agile approaches. In his own handout, he explains the difference between stories in the backlog that are often called features or epics and stories selected for development that should generally be small […]