ARTICLES

Essays, rants, case studies and media clips

Splendid Product Discovery Resources

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A collection of excellently useful Product Discovery things

Product Discovery – a rant

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A rant about the lack of Product Discovery and what to do about it

Building the right thing

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Product Discovery meetup with friends

Coaching 101

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In which I try to explain the basics of personal coaching as I see it.

Martin reder ut Lean UX [Swedish]

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En poddintervju om Lean UX
Visual showing that the intersection between user value, business value and practical feasibility gives the right outcome

Balanced team

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What is a good cross-functional team composition?
UX open logo image

UX open

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An unconference with the motto Sharing is caring

Agile UX [Swedish]

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Ett blixttal om sätt att samarbeta på inom UX och Discovery, från Design sprint till Mob

Lean Startup [Swedish]

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En poddintervju om Lean Startup
The MVP is Dead (gravestone with MVP on it), long live the RAT (Remy from Ratatouille)

Martin’s RAT guide

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The MVP is dead. Long live the RAT. For healthy experimentation!

The Agile manifesto through other perspectives

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Maybe Frédéric Laloux can help us make sense of Agile
Risk/value diagram. High risk/value - "Lean UX this". Low risk/high value - "UX" this. High risk/low value - Don't do this. Low risk/low value - why?!

Lean UX explained

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It's all about learning. Period.
High risk discovery visual

Discovery & Delivery

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Are they dichotomies? Can they work well together?
Visual of impact map going from Why (goal) to Who (actors) to How (impacts) to What (actions)

Impact mapping

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How to strategically connect a business outcome and user needs to your actions

Measuring User Experience

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Can you really measure something that fluffy? Yes, you can!

Measuring User Experience (video) [Swedish]

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Kan man verkligen mäta fluff? Ja, det kan man!
Double Diamond with steps - Explore, Structure, Innovate, Validate

Product Discovery

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Would you like to be able to innovate and build the right thing?
Design Studio participants sketching

Design Studio

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A good way to get shared understanding as outcome and great design ideas as output

UX wouldn’t be anything…

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... if it wasn't for all the great women.
Core protocols visualised

Core Protocols

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Here's a way to quickly implement a great team culture.

User Research Demystified

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You need to speak with your users to find out what they need. This is how you do it.

UX vs Lean UX [Swedish]

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An explanation of the principal difference between UX and LeanUX.

The Marshall Model in a Nutshell

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Bob Marshall has an interesting model for organisational maturity. Useful for transformation and to explain Waterfall vs. Agile
Visual of the user spread

UX design case: Visualisation

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Ways to visualise problem discovery work to get attention.
Visual of the old product

UX design case: Onboarding

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The enlightenment of confused users
Various designs from EPiServer 7.5

UX design case: Efficiency

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Making sure the users can spend their valuable time elsewhere
Visual showing continuous discovery starting before continuous delivery with different activitites

Continuous Discovery

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How to do Continuous Discovery, presentation from SDC 2013
Random sticky notes (decorative)

User Stories reimagined

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How you can write user stories that will provoke, guarantee a conversation and prepare for collaboration

UX Podcast

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In June 2012 I was interviewed in UX Podcast by Per Axbom and James Royal-Lawson
Compass with Needle Pointing to the word Principles

Design principles

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What is the least you could actually do when you realise you need to 'UX' something? Follow design principles.
Participants in a design studio

To shun silos

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Collaborate, collaborate, collaborate!
Lean UX and Agile UX are somewhat overlapping areas

Agile UX vs. Lean UX

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My definition of two concepts so often conflated.
A visual of a cupcake

The value in a cupcake

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The concept of the Minimum Viable Product.
Venn diagram showing Desirable, Feasible and Valuable circles overlapping

UX in the balanced team

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How to work cross-functional as a UX person
List for people to remember

UX design case: Adjusting to Users

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Creating a workflow for pensioners who apply for housing supplements while winning their hearts
Hitta Mäklare .se new start page

UX design case: Less is more

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Redesign of a service for finding real estate brokers.
User-Centred Design ISO 13407 circle - Context - Requirements - Solutions - Validation

User-centred design case

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Or redesigning Twitter to create a modern way for seniors to keep up with their grandchildren
Showing ux activities integrated in a development sprint

Agile UX Design

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How to do UX and Scrum with impact mapping and sprints

Are your users precocious?

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Usability testing with children
System status visual

UX design case: Better status

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Structuring information for the win.

Selecting Users

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To be able to do user-centered design, you would need to be in tight contact with users. You need a way to find them, right?
Usability as a separate phase from agile method or integrated in agile usability development

Agile and Usability in tandem

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The foundation of Agile UX, from 2007