October 8, 2015
Say you have a project that requires experience design, but you don’t have a lot of money to spend. The idea of recruiting test participants, buying the latest UI design tools, or renting a usability test lab: those things just aren’t possible, so what do you do? Well, you can give up—throw your hands in the air and cry “I can’t work in these conditions”—or you can apply free or low-cost tools you already have at your disposal.
The following hints and tips will help you do quality user experience work without having to lay out big bucks for tools or expensive design agencies.
Assess the Talent You Already Have
This first step is one that many teams neglect to do, to their detriment. Whether your team is two or twenty, there is likely a lot of untapped talent that you may not be aware of. You may have a good visual designer or a competent researcher just sitting there, even if their titles don’t reflect what they…read more
By Joseph Dickerson