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From Chaos to Concept

A Team Oriented Approach to Designing World Class Products and Experiences

Braun, Kevin Collamore


1. Edition September 2020
208 Pages, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-62896-5
John Wiley & Sons

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This book is written for product design, software development, graphic design, and UX professionals with a focus on creating measurably better user experiences.

If you want to design solutions to meet business goals and delight your users, you can look to this resource which covers the following areas:
* Creating and documenting goals, strategies, objectives, and tactics
* Defining or refining personas based on your measurable objectives (OKRs)
* Creating and iterating on scenarios based your prioritized personas
* A team approach to defining the product and roadmap to address critical use cases
* Team based divergent ideation and solution exploration
* Team based convergent solution definition
* Wireframing potential solutions for rapid research and iteration
* Using quantitative and qualitative methods to understand usage and test with users
* Exploring approaches to taxonomy and information architecture
* Using psychology and human factors to drive your design decisions
* Developing performant, accessible, maintainable experiences
* Using analytics to measure the results and inform the next iteration
* How this process differs based on the size of the company or team that is employing it

Introduction - The Golden Butterknife

Chapter 1 - Make it Useful

Chapter 2 - Make it Usable

Chapter 3 - Make it Beautiful

Chapter 4 - Make it Functional

Chapter 5 - Make it Measurable

Chapter 6 - Make it Better

Chapter 7 - Make this process work for you
KEVIN C. BRAUN is a UX design leader, speaker, educator, and author. He is the founder of Braun Interactive, a design consultancy located in the heart of the Silicon Valley. Kevin has over 24 years of software design and development experience. In that time he has worked to improve user experiences with world-class companies including Google, Samsung, Rolex, Hyundai, Michael Kors, MIT, Harvard, Cisco Systems, Keurig, and Vermont Teddy Bear. He has also worked with industry leaders in healthcare, insurance, automotive, mobile devices, and consumer goods.