Agile software development practices continue to dominate organizations and user experience research and strategy are more necessary than ever, but incorporating research doesn’t always jive with the established practices of Agile. Many of us are still at a loss for making research happen in Agile settings.
This session will cover recommendations for setting up the logistics to best facilitate research and specific tips to plan, run, and analyze research effectively within an Agile environment.
Amanda Stockwell is President of Stockwell Strategy, a UX research practice focused on lean research methods and integrating user knowledge with business goals to create holistic product strategies. She has spent most of the last decade focused on finding innovative ways to understand end users and embed that knowledge into overall process. She's lead teams that provide research, design, and UX strategy services and frequently writes and speaks about her experience. When not talking UX, Amanda likes spoiling her pooch Bromer, eating Maine lobster, and organizing local chapters of Ladies that UX and Tech Ladies. Follow Amanda on Twitter @MandaLaceyS.