Management.
Specs & Requirements.

An organizational lifecycle function within a company dealing with the planning, forecasting, and production, or marketing of a product or products at all stages of the product lifecycle. Similarly, product lifecycle management (PLM) integrates people, data, processes, and business systems.

AB / Multivariate Testing

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A technique for testing a hypothesis in which multiple variables are modified. The goal of multivariate testing is to determine which combination of variations performs the best out of all of the possible combinations.

Agile

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Agile software development is a set of principles for software development in which requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing, cross-functional teams.

Brainstorming

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Brainstorming is a group creativity technique by which efforts are made to find a conclusion for a specific problem by gathering a list of ideas spontaneously contributed by its members.

Cognitive Load

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The amount of mental processing power needed to use your site, affects how easily users find content and complete tasks.

Content Audit

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The activity of checking all of the content on a website, and compiling it into a big list.

Cooperative Principle

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People relate to computer interactions much like human conversation, so observing normal conversational rules is a useful design tactic.

Features Roadmap

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A plan for the future actions of the team. It could be on a spreadsheet, post its or timeline.

Flexibility-Usability Tradeoff

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The flexibility-usability trade-off is a design principle maintaining that, as the flexibility of a system increases, its usability decreases. The trade-off exists because accommodating flexibility requires satisfying a larger set of requirements, which results in complexity and usability compromises.

Jira

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Jira is a proprietary issue tracking product, developed by Atlassian. It provides bug tracking, issue tracking, and project management functions.

Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

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In product development, the minimum viable product (MVP) is a product which has just enough features to gather validated learning about the product and its continued development.

Participatory Design

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Involvement of the stakeholders, designers, researchers and end-users in the design process in order to help ensure that the end product meets the needs of its intended user base.

Task Analysis

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Task analysis is a step-by-step analysis of the users’ task, from their perspective.

Usability Testing

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Usability testing is the best way to understand how real users experience your website or application. Unlike interviews or focus groups that attempt to get users to accurately self-report their own behavior or preferences, a well-designed user test measures actual performance on mission-critical tasks.

Use Cases and Scenarios

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List of actions or event steps, typically defining the interactions between a role (known in the Unified Modeling Language as an actor) and a system, to achieve a goal.

User Flow

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A user flow is a collection of Web pages that define a logical task. It consists of a number of steps that need to be performed in order to complete the task.

User Stories

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User stories are part of an agile approach that helps shift the focus from writing about requirements to talking about them. All agile user stories include a written sentence or two and, more importantly, a series of conversations about the desired functionality.