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Ux toolbox

Introduction

Welcome to the UXToolbox site. Here you can download various guidelines and templates for training and conducting UX tasks. The tools listed here have been developed in a collaborative project "Integrating User Experience Design and Agile Software Development" by Aalborg University and Radiomater Medical.

The UXToolbox has been developed with the intention of enabling non-UX experts, such as software developers, to carry out basic UX task.

All tools have been developed through an iterative process and gradually improved and validated to the current state. The tools have been selected because they are relatively easy to learn and execute. They have been developed using real-life cases and validated by training teams of software developers. A number of articles have been published and document this process. Please refer to the list at the bottom of this page.

All tools are made freely available under the Open Document Publication License (see http://www.opencontent.org/openpub/).

It is our hope and intention the toolbox should gradually be expanded and we encourage feedback from all who use the tools in order to keep improving them. Other suggestions are of course also welcome.

If you have developed similar tools, we would be happy to include them in this list or link to your site. Just contact us.

Tina & Lars Bo

December 2015

Ps. We apologise for the crappy design and consequently reduced user experience of this site. Unfortunately we are required to follow the style guide enforced by Aalborg University.

AB-test materials

Focused Workshop materials

Contextual Interview Materials

Coming soon...

Published Articles

Please note: We do not host the articles at this site, as the copyright belongs to the various publishers. Rather we link to the exact publication informtion.

The Prevalence of UX Design in Agile Development Processes in Industry.

  • Published in: Agile Conference (AGILE), 2015, IEEE Computer Society Press 2015

Experiences from Training Agile Software Developers in Focused Workshops

  • Published in: Proceedings from the International Conference on Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction, International Association for Development, IADIS, 2014

Teaching Software Developers to Perform UX Tasks

  • Published in: Proceedings of the 2015 OzCHI conference. ACM Conference Proceedings Series 2015

Agile User Experience

  • Published in: Proceedings from the International Conference on Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction, International Association for Development, IADIS, 2014

Templates – a Key to Success when Training Developers to Perform UX Tasks

  • Published in: Integrating User Centred Design in Agile Development. Springer, January 2016 (to appear)

Contact info

Tina Øvad Lars Bo Larsen

Engineering Psychologist, PhD Student

Radiometer & Aalborg University
Åkandevej 21
2700 Brønshøj
Denmark
 

Email: tina@oevad.com

Associate Professor

Aalborg University
Department of Electronic Systems
Fredrik Bajers Vej 7B
9220 Aalborg
Denmark

Email: lbl@es.aau.dk