Matt Lambert

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Do Design Sprints Work?

By admin on September 4th, 2014 in Agile

I’ve recently been trying to really polish my process for visual design and UX in agile. Although I feel like my process is getting better, as I covered in my post Agile Design, I still feel like there is room for improvement.

Are design sprints the answer?

I recently came across a couple of blog posts on design sprints. This looks like it might be the right direction to head. However, these posts kind of deal with the issue from a start up perspective. Although that is useful, I’m more interested in learning about using an approach like this on Enterprise software. Have you done something similar on an Enterprise web application project? If so, please leave a comment explaining your process.

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Agile Design

By admin on August 17th, 2014 in Agile

If you’ve ever worked on a development team, you’ve probably worked using agile software development. If you’ve never heard of agile it’s essentially a responsive way of developing a product. You don’t focus on doing things in a sequential manner, it’s more of a flexible process that can be constantly changing. The whole point of agile is to remove traditional road blocks and ship products faster. Check out these points from the agile manifesto on wikipedia:

We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it. Through this work we have come to value:

Individuals and interactions over Processes and tools

Working software over Comprehensive documentation

Customer collaboration over Contract negotiation

Responding to change over Following a plan

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