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Monday, April 29 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
DevOps ICU: Improving DevOps Results by (Correctly) Integrating UX (Debbie Levitt)

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Abstract:
Agile methodologies lack the details of how UX fits into software dev projects. Some suggest that a Product Manager describing features is enough for developers, UX should train others to do their specialized jobs, or excluding UX experts solves them being “too siloed” and “not collaborative.” This happens with no other role in software dev; it’s hurting culture, efficiency, and productivity, and creating poor products for customers.
Your customer only sees your UX, not 1000 developers or if you were Agile or Lean. Companies are figuring out that UX specialists and the User-Centered Design process are good investments that more than pay for themselves. Recent highly-publicized UX failures remind us that skimping on the UX process can alienate customers, create negative media attention, and burn millions of dollars.
Learn how the UX process fits into Agile; augments DevOps goals; increases customer satisfaction; and saves time, money, and sanity before developers write a line of code.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Objectives include:
  • 1) Learn that DevOps goals overlap with UX goals.
  • 2) Correct integration of UX experts and tasks saves time and money, increases productivity and efficiency, creates the best idea execution for the target customers, and keeps engineering’s changes and rebuilds to a minimum.
  • 3) Learn how UX specialists conduct user research; design your entire product, app, website, or system; validate it through user testing; iterate to fix flaws; and deliver vetted blueprints so you can build once.
  • 4) How User-Centered Design fits into project timelines and development methodologies including Agile and Lean.


Speakers
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Debbie Levitt

CEO, Ptype - UX Agency and Axure Training
UX strategy and design. Improving DevOps, software dev, and Agile results by correctly integrating UX practitioners and processes.


Monday April 29, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Hermitage Ballroom E

Attendees (32)