How to identify natural client touch-points throughout the software process

With agile development methods and the move towards cross-functional, autonomous, self-organizing teams, how do we ensure that the customer’s perspective is not getting lost along the way in the software development and user-design process?

UX Designer Kate Valdes joins XBSoft for the hour-long webinar The Intersection of Agile Product and User-Centered Design Methodologies, exploring ways to effectively identify client touch-points throughout the software product design process.

During the user-design process there are key stages where the end user’s needs can be identified and incorporated: during concept development, in the scrum, and after release. In this webinar, UX expert Kate Valdes and moderator Philip Lew of XBOSoft review different tools and strategies every UX design can employ to stay aligned with the users throughout the process and build better products.

Topics include:

  • Core Tenants of User-Centered Design and Relationship to Agile
  • Concept Development & UX Research
  • In the Scrum – Sprint 0, Design 1. Interaction Design for the Win
  • After Release – Gathering and Applying Feedback

Guest Presenter: As a Senior UX Designer at BlackLine, Kate Valdes has helped guide the financial controls enterprise platform to market-leader status. She has ten years of product design experience crafting UX/UI solutions for task-based and data-driven platforms. Previous design work includes Polycom and GoWesty, with experience in e-commerce product fulfillment.

Review this XBOSoft webinar for helpful insights into successful of blending UX-design and agile.



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