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There was also a good chunk of pages dedicated to his personal projects, which while an entertaining read, wasn’t anything particularly enlightening. Usually I find these types of books don’t offer enough examples, but in this case the authors offered specific examples from their own work experience.

In this insightful book, leading advocate Jeff Gothelf teaches you valuable Lean UX principles, tactics, and techniques from the ground up—how to rapidly experiment with design ideas, validate them with real users, and continually adjust your design based on what you learn.

Four stars because there were some pages in there that had a needlessly heavy number of pages for what they were- things like “every get 30 seconds to write on a whiteboard and hold it up!

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. As digital is everywhere nowadays, the processes described apply to even greater number of companies that rely on their digital channels but are not limited to them. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

It has several gold pages delineating questions a designer should ask of any project and quite a few golden principles for people going into UX. Teams must embrace the concept of UX debt and make a commitment to continuous improvement leean the user experience. The suggestion to do a user test each week with three users sounds awesome to me, except recruitment for such an effort would be a nightmare. Good, because ‘Lean Startup’ just wants to cover too much and short, because Gothelf touches on some subjects that should be explored further.

It is more filled with guidance and case studies. I understand that there is a lot to do to implement Lean UX, but I can’t help think there must be a way to distill the 15 principles into key ones ud incorporate the spirit of the whole set. But just as there is no one size fits all agile approach and agile is best when you’re not dogmatic about it, so to is lean UX.


I picked this up because I am once again in a situation where I want to improve my effectiveness as a designer inside an agile startup team. The authors wave this objection away by saying: Apr 21, Mikal rated it liked it.

I’ve this far been skeptical of kx lean hype, expecting it to be old ideas in new dress. This book not only lays out a much “leaner” approach than the typical User Centered Design UCD process, but gives real world examples on what this looks like in terms of a project setting.

Just procedural enough So, when you really want to learn this subject, you’re looking for books that explain the theory. Now Playing Lean UX. I am in no position to say which approach is the best but I know which is my favorite. Testing with Very Busy Users.

The jdff panel of judges chose five notable books, published during a month period ending June 30, that every serious programmer should read. I already read ‘The Lean Startup’ and ‘This is Service Design Thinking’but this book is a seto forward on project management and more concretely on how to successfully introduce the Lean methodology to create a more intuitive, logical and co-operative mindset in place in an organisation.

As a “lone wolf” it’s incredibly hard to fight against dozens if not hundreds of people for a change that many won’t understand. I’ve learned quite a lot through it, and also spotted several weakness I’ve encountered while working with business. I’m so glad I did. Over the next year, I suspect the volume of books on Lean UX to increase in volumes.

Back it up and annotate your design specs, please! The Design of Everyday Things: English Choose a language for shopping. The book contains valuable lessons in regards to Lean UX foundation, principles and processes. I rated 4 stars and not 5 because I would have liked some more detailed how-to’s for the entire process, and not just the concepts. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

Must read for anyone trying to improve the way their organization designs, develops, and delivers software.

Lean UX: Applying lean principles to improve user experience | Jeff Gothelf

Jul 02, Marcel Kalveram rated it really liked it. I read many books about Lean such as Lean Startup, Lean Thinking, Lean Mindset and others but this is one of my favourite because it is plenty of practicas examples. Get to a product experience as quickly as possible. I’ve had this book on my Amazon wish list for quite some time. First half of this book is absolutely gold. For those new to this methodology, great start on learning vothelf different process and mindset for development, especially in software, but useful in other businesses too.


The book is well structured and easy to read, but anyone willing to get comprehensive knowledge of specific concepts about UX is better to turn his or her attention to other books and resources, as Lean UX gives pretty broad overview of what could be done. It focuses a lot on managing the process of UX rather than UX best practices.

This book can live on as a reference for projects – being re-usable. May 09, Lars K Jensen rated u really liked it Shelves: The book is made for practical applications of agile process and how to implement within an organization.

Lean UX: Applying Lean Principles to Improve User Experience

Apr 23, Rebecca Karasik rated it really liked it. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. If you are new to lean and agile, though, you might find it useful. Gothelf’s emphasis is to focus on product impact instead of features, test all our assumptions about customers, and incorporate as many of one’s team members as possible in the design process.

Maybe I should purchase a hard copy as a conversation starter Lean UX is a compelling case study that offers the foundational thinking behind, and the practical argument for a shift to Lean UX.

The only downside is that I would like to see more on how to fight against traditional “feature factories”. Really straightforward easy to understand with great real-life examples and photos of how other companies, including some huge ones like PayPal, meetup.