Galileo to no-handoff: using the scientific method to better integrate web development teams

There is often a tension between development and UX. If you have worked in the web industry for any amount of time you have come up against it at some point. You might be living through it now. It’s so widespead that many of us take it for granted as ‘the way things are’.  On …

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No-handoff cheat sheet

In the no-handoff approach all disciplines revolve around improving the end user experience. They work together from day 1 to day infinity, with no handoff periods in between. To achieve the mental shifts required and promote fuller team integration I take three simple steps – a shared vocabulary, shared goals, and a shared primary communication …

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The no-handoff method: bridging design and code

Project handoff is often compared to throwing your work over the fence for the next team to catch, a universally hated period of inefficiency and frustration baked into the waterfall method. While user-centered frameworks like Agile have broken down barriers between development and the end user, in practice the divisions between internal disciplines, like design …

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