Frustrated from inefficiencies of working for large organizations, I developed a process. It is nothing new but a hybrid of thought leaders, books and a few past work associates. My UX process is more of a practice. I have great guidelines & practices but every client and business is different.
When sharing with C Level Executives I try to keep it high level and focus on 4 key components:
For internal teams I use the full playbook to help build the project plan from 1 through 8.
I am a goal-orientated designer so a “Build-Measure-Learn” Lean UX Strategy is near and dear to my heart. The goal is to minimize project risk, get teams building quickly and learning quickly by using rapid prototypes to test market assumptions and user feedback. This methodology also reduces documentation and design deliverables to a minimum.
User Research/Usability Reports
Information Architecture & Site Map
Final Project Requirements & Functional Specifications
04 Visual Design
Framework & Design Language
Detailed Design & Patterns
Review Launch Plan
Alpha testing (core team)
Beta Test (internal client)
Beta Findings & Revisions
Future Release Plan
App Store Reviews