Re: Rapid Contextual Design?
- --- In email@example.com, "Hugh Beyer" <beyer@i...>
> Yes, do this. We're now doing this with an XP team in anotherteam
> company--multiple paper prototype iteractions done by the customer
> during an iteration; then the findings from those iterations areturned into
> user stories in time to feed the next iteration. Works a treat.I saw Lisa & Dave speak at LanDesk last week and wrote down something
"I find the prototype to be a good discussion point. If I don't have
it the discussion takes a lot longer."
Two things struck me - the importance of prototyping - and the
importance of conversation/communication.
I've seen this play out recently as well. We thrash a lot longer
over details when we don't have a prototype - a picture - to talk
over. The resulting software doesn't always end up looking exactly
like the prototype, but we spend a lot less time thrashing if we all
see the same things in our head first. For us UI prototyping is
becoming a critical step - or rather has become expensive to side-