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Prototyping Tools Argument - Get Prototyping Academy (#21)

Prototyping Tools Argument – Get Prototyping Academy (#21)

All the questions and discussion about what prototyping tools is the best reminds me of a similar question among photographers. They focus so much on the right camera/lens that they forget about what’s really important. Don’t go crazy about the tools, tools are secondary, mindset and methodology – primary. Keep this in mind. … Continue readingPrototyping Tools Argument – Get Prototyping Academy (#21)

Prototyping of Physical Products vs Digital - Get Prototyping Academy (#20)

Prototyping of Physical Products vs Digital – Get Prototyping Academy (#20)

Prototyping for physical products is not that different from digital products. The cost may be a little higher due to the need of buying materials or even getting access to a 3D printer, but same process and mindset. … Continue readingPrototyping of Physical Products vs Digital – Get Prototyping Academy (#20)

Paper Prototyping - Get Prototyping Academy (#18)

Paper Prototyping – Get Prototyping Academy (#18)

Paper prototyping is the easiest way to start, no need for fancy tools, just use anything you have access to. If your favourite sketching notebook is not with you, use napkins from a coffee shop. Get resourceful and don’t get stuck on tools, just start creating your prototype on paper. Also, don’t use that lame excuse that you are bad at drawing. You don’t have to be! Just start sketching and after a few iterations you will notice that you are getting better and better. … Continue readingPaper Prototyping – Get Prototyping Academy (#18)

Cancel Save changes Benefits of Prototyping (part 3) - Get Prototyping Academy (#17)

Cancel Save changes Benefits of Prototyping (part 3) – Get Prototyping Academy (#17)

Third benefit of prototyping – crystallizing your own thoughts before even showing your prototype to anyone else. Helps a lot to see where there are gaps in your own understanding. Just sketch your thoughts and I am sure you will see something that you haven’t thought through. … Continue readingCancel Save changes Benefits of Prototyping (part 3) – Get Prototyping Academy (#17)

Benefits of Prototyping (part 2) - Get Prototyping Academy (#16)

Benefits of Prototyping (part 2) – Get Prototyping Academy (#16)

Second main benefit of prototyping – improving communication with the other team members. It is much more reliable to communicate your ideas and vision using something visual and tangible to minimize risk of misunderstanding. … Continue readingBenefits of Prototyping (part 2) – Get Prototyping Academy (#16)

Benefits of Prototyping (part 1) - Get Prototyping Academy (#15)

Benefits of Prototyping (part 1) – Get Prototyping Academy (#15)

The most important benefit of prototyping is that you can start testing with your users much earlier than waiting for the product release, which results in crucial learnings that can help you come to realization that you need to change the course of your product. This benefit will result in you saving lots of time. … Continue readingBenefits of Prototyping (part 1) – Get Prototyping Academy (#15)

Prototype Definition - Get Prototyping Academy (#14)

Prototype Definition – Get Prototyping Academy (#14)

Video #14. Talking about what is prototyping, a simulation or simplified version of your product with the main goal to test it with your target users (or internal stakeholders) and learn. Has to be much faster to create than the product itself, otherwise – no point. … Continue readingPrototype Definition – Get Prototyping Academy (#14)

Define The Question Before Creating The Prototype - Get Prototyping Academy (#13)

Define The Question Before Creating The Prototype – Get Prototyping Academy (#13)

Super important to clearly know what you want to learn before you create your prototype. What question are you trying to answer? This will guide your prototyping, the type and fidelity, and even the scope. … Continue readingDefine The Question Before Creating The Prototype – Get Prototyping Academy (#13)

Prototype Doesn't Have To Be Complex - Get Prototyping Academy (#12)

Prototype Doesn’t Have To Be Complex – Get Prototyping Academy (#12)

There is a stereotype that prototyping has to be a very tedious task that will take a lot of your time. This is not true, a prototype may be a quick and dirty option to test your ideas and design decisions. … Continue readingPrototype Doesn’t Have To Be Complex – Get Prototyping Academy (#12)