How to Empower the Product Teams through UX Research?
Read tips shared by mentor- Shrut Kirti Saksena.
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How to empower product teams through UX Research? ✨
As a UX Researcher, you may already have your style of approach when communicating or collaborating with the product teams. Mentor Shrut Kirti Saksena, will share more on the role as a UX Research and how you can empower the product teams through UX Research.
1. Some of the roles as a UX Researcher in the team:
Partner with the product team to develop the project scope.
Involving product teams in user research to promote empathy first-hand.
Providing actionable recommendations that serve as directions for product teams.
Educating product teams about users and their environment.
Socializing research insights to enhance the self-life of findings with product teams.
2. The relationship between UX Researchers & product managers:
They complete each other like peanut butter and jelly, cinnamon and sugar, and pasta and cheese.
Have the same goal which is to create products that people would love to use.
Product managers use the research findings as one of the elements in the decision-making process about what to build.
3. Ways to approach and collaborate with the product teams:
Discovering opportunities to innovate with product teams
Designing for the ecosystem, for the future.
Look into physical barriers and limitations; designing for cost.
Collaborate and define the problem statement better.
Solve, test, iterate together.
Co-create product and design strategy.
4. How can UX Researcher benefit by empowering the product team:
Enhance perceived credibility & authenticity.
Increased empathy by product teams.
Get seen as experts.
Influence product-decision making.
Create impact with what really matters.
5. Other advice to be a successful UXR:
Work collaboratively with other teams.
Understand the design process.
Measuring UXR success: “Success is not measured through metrics, it is the finding insights that influence the overall product strategies.”
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