Design documentation is much more than a pile of papers for occasional browsing. It is product narration, a formalized vision, and a compass for when things become unpredictable. Smart documentation brings people together and gives form to ideas. Documentation should inspire, not dictate.
The Guide to UX Design Process & Documentation by UXPin looks at real-life examples of design processes from companies such as Apple, Amazon, Twitter, and more. Expert advice is provided by Cennydd Bowles, Louis Rosenfeld, Ash Maurya, and others on the 7 stages of product design.
The 132-page guide answers questions such as:
- How do I build documentation into the design?
- What design processes are suitable for startups and enterprises?
- How can I draw insights from previous iterations to plan for future designs?
- When do I know a design is good enough for launch?
If you’re interested in wireframing as an art and documentation method, take a look at the Guide to Wireframing.
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