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Lessons Learned in the Quest for a Perfect Project Discovery Process

Written by Design Team

This blog post is the second of an in-depth, two-part series on Rangle's project design discovery process. If you missed part one, you can find it here: Project Discovery in a Lean Agile World: Introducing the Clarity Canvas This is a brief overview of some of the main problems we ran into while developing the Clarity Canvas process. It’s not exhaustive by any means...

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Facilitating Design: Getting to the 'Why' on Your Projects

Written by Naomi Bower

We don’t often think of facilitation as a core skill for product designers, but there are many reasons why we should. One is that a lot of the design discovery that we do is like detective work. To design great products, you need to tease out and gather information from a wide variety of people, starting with the stakeholders on your project. “To extract...

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Project Discovery in a Lean Agile World: Introducing the Clarity Canvas

Written by Design Team

This is the first of an in-depth, two-part series on Rangle's project design discovery process. Some Historical Context and Constraints Beginning a new project and bringing clients’ ideas to life is exciting for us at Rangle. We practice Scrum to do product development for a wide variety of clients. As a result, we understand the importance of quickly getting up to speed, to start projects...

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Stakeholder Experience Design

Written by Design Team

Fear & Loathing in Project Kickoff The first experience you design is for your stakeholders — and your project’s success depends on it. Because Rangle is a consultancy, we have the opportunity to work with many different clients over a relatively short period. Over the last two years, we’ve been able to refine a lean discovery process that allows us to rapidly align our...

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How Note Taking Builds Better Teams & Products

Written by Mike Costanzo

In this post, our Lead UX Designer Mike shares the one little addition to your design process that can really change the answer to the question “So, what do you do?” If you design software applications, what do you say to people when they ask what you do for a living? I usually say something like “I design apps. Like phone apps and web apps”...

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