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collaboration
Part of every business life: meetings! Meetings can be fun and productive, meetings can also be frustrating and annoying. They can feel like a waste of time – or they can feel like great teamwork and a successful step towards your project goal. What makes the difference? As a freelancer I step into this trap over...
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journey map
I was lucky enough to participate in one of Sara Wachter-Bottcher’s amazing content strategy workshops and found new inspiration. It got me particularly thinking about my current usage of user journey maps and the problems I encounter with them. Journey maps are a great tool to think about the big picture (what is the main user goal, where...
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In my job there is the ongoing discussion about agile development and how to integrate UX. What is the bigger idea, what is the excitement about? There is the vision of a flexible team, that works more effectively, faster, more iterative and more efficiently in an “agile” environment. This discussion made me reflect again on...
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Collaborative Waterfall
Agile is one of these magical words in our days. It’s like a promise that by using an “agile method” everything will be faster, cheaper and definitely more innovative. The project managers that I heard talking about Agile made it always sound like paradise: everybody is working together, the process is very flexible, the client...
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My fascination for soccer as a naive I don’t know that much about soccer, the details, the tactics and the players – but I enjoy watching the game. Mostly the big ones as this is a whole experience: people are coming together to watch the game, the media is talking about it, it’s a big event....
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I work with Axure a lot to create wireframes and interactive prototypes. I really like their sharing platform as well, share.axure.com, that allows you to upload your prototype with one click and make it accessible online. It’s great for sharing wireframes and getting feedback without having to care about taking screenshots or creating a document....
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good.is
Being passionate about user experience and interaction design I strive for technological solutions that feel more “human”. But even more: I love to bring people together – and technology can be very supportive in doing so. Currently I work on an idea for a side project that aims for strengthening neighbourly help.  Doing a little...
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This is not specific to UX projects, but I guess to all kind of interdisciplinary workflows. As soon as people with different skills, different backgrounds and different mindsets come together, we need to be careful about that thing called “communication”. Statements, conversations, discussions that seem to be clear and understood by everybody can easily lead...
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Designing or redesigning a website is always like a new and exciting journey to me (like with most of things in life in general). Of course there are patterns and routines – but there is always a different constellation, new requirements, different problems to solve. And I like having new challenges.
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