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What if… Making sense out of chaos

Disney. Apple. Ikea. Uber. Tesla. These companies orchestrate intricate layers of complexity on a day-to-day basis, yet they manage to offer a delightful & frictionless experience to their customers. Thousands of employees, multiple sites, external vendors, artificial intelligence and exponential technological growth; they figured out how to make sense out of chaos so that their customers...

Requirements: how to add depth to your UX practice using business analysis

In this post, you’ll learn more about: How Business Analysts traditionally see requirements; How UX experts also play with requirements, even if they don’t know it; What is the full requirements spectrum (hint: it’s not only about the system); How you can add depth to your UX practice using requirements A few weeks ago, one of my colleagues was quickly explaining the role of the UX team on a new...

11 tips for better workshops with virtual whiteboards

Workshop facilitation is an art that takes time to master.  There are a lot of books, videos, blogs & online training material out there to help you, but the best way to become good at it is actually to do it (like a lot of UX & BA techniques).  However, when virtual workshops became a necessity last year, many good facilitators were taken by surprise. Indeed, they suddenly...

Enterprise User Experience: 5 tips to get it right

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Customer Experience is certainly a trendy theme these days.  Browsing my LinkedIn feed, all I see are major CX projects and initiatives, blog posts about the best techniques to get the CX right, and even some discussions about the ROI of CX. It’s great to see that we care so much about our customers – and it should really be the way to go.  But what about...

Prioritizing elicitation with knowledge boards

I’m a big fan of lists & personal productivity approaches to optimize the way I work. When I came across this article about knowledge boards from the Nielsen Norman Group (NNG), I couldn’t resist to share it with my readers! As Business Analysts & UX experts, we have to manage a lot of knowledge through our various projects. In order to be more efficient, NNG suggests that we...

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