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How Do You Prioritize UX in Software Development?

We all know how important user experience is in software development. But with so many competing priorities, it can be tough to keep it at the forefront. What is your experience with OR approach to incorporating UX into your projects, and how do you prioritize the following?

  1. User research
  2. User personas
  3. Usability testing
  4. Design thinking
  5. Continuous feedback
  6. Iteration

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Joe Mainwaring • Edited

So I don't have much to add to the UX discussion, but I do have a quasi-cheat that I use frequently to minimize how much effort I have to put into UX. When possible, I'll use robust UI frameworks like Ionic, which if used correctly (aka RTFM), delivers a fluid experience with minimal work.

UX of course is more than just a UI framework, but reducing the overall complexity does help give capacity back towards those other elements.