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  • Hardcover: 152 pages
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media; 1 edition (11 Mar 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449311652
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449311650
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.5 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 20,468 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Jeff Gothelf is a designer & Agile practitioner. He is a leading voice on the topics of Agile UX & Lean UX and a highly sought-after international speaker. He is currently a Managing Director in Neo's New York City office. Previously, Jeff has led teams at TheLadders, Publicis Modem, WebTrends, Fidelity, & AOL.

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20 of 20 people found the following review helpful By S. Dean on 1 July 2013
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I work in UX and have done for over 15 years. This book attempt to summarise what is meant by 'Lean UX' and how it can be done. It manages to offer a view but is too sketch and patchy to be a definitive guide.

In a nut shell it was a rebranding of the practices I had taken part in for many years, but with a few new additions to bring the ideas up to date and inline with ideas like Agile and Lean Start Up. In a nut shell the book does not invent but rediscovers ideas. For example the close working of teams has been around since I've been working, with War Rooms bringing together developers, stakeholders and designers into a seamless team. The idea of hypothesis then test is also something that has been around in areas of product design and design in general for a long time. Ideas like using style guides that everyone can access have also been in place for the time I've been working, often evolving from brand guidelines. I was lucky enough to work with Disney in my early career and was always amazed at the style guides they had for their films.

Where the book is weakest is when it tries to tie too much into lean Start up. There are many things about lean start up that are developer orientated, much like Agile. One area it is weak is in the creation of concepts prior to focusing upon actual interfaces - that is testing out the whole idea of something and getting that right before delving into detail. Lean Start Up and Agile use an evolutionary model to improve the product, but the final destination of the product is dependent on the starting point - and that is where the book is weak. It labels the starting point as 'assumptions' and places research squarely after something has been built. Research during the project is fine but it does not indicate how projects start.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By B. Hayes on 19 Jun 2013
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This is a great book, and a lot of it is what the industry needs to really break out of the constraints of the old Waterfall type processes.

One word of warning: you might not want to buy this for the Kindle. The book has quite a few diagrams, designs and photos, which aren't really readable on a small e-ink screen.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Matthew Ovington on 17 April 2013
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Very readable book that sets out the three principles for Lean UX - design thinking, Agile development methodologies and the Lean Startup approach extolled by Eric Ries - and develops from these various tactics to help UX teams embedded in large organisations become part of the lean and Agile solution, rather than sidelined onlookers. It doesn't trivialise the transition either with glib solutions - though personally I feel the most difficult people to convince to switch to Lean UX will be the UX team themselves so I think I'll have to buy 10 more copies.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Okpaul on 3 April 2013
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This book ruined my Easter weekend as I couldn't put it down!!! It's a great follow-on from the first book in the series and goes into detail of some aspects introduced in the Lean Startup. It's the kind of book you will read once but then keep referring back to as you start to apply the principles.

I highly recommend this book and no you can't borrow my copy :)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By jakubik on 22 Mar 2013
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I am positively excited about the UX practice's redesign that I hope it'll help catalyse. Read this book, get empowered, and go designing good stuff, COLLABORATIVELY!
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By Sorcha01 on 6 July 2014
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a really well thought out and validated book, with actionable ideas for any tech workplace. As a Business Analyst, I need a core understanding in UX though not my primary function, and this book has been a valuable resource.

Recommend!
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As somebody who has always inherently hated bulky reports and the lack of communication between departments I sometimes encounter Lean UX has been a breath of fresh air.

Even though I don't agree with all of the principles, there is some real gold in here and I will definitely be applying what I have read in this book moving forward.
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This book is great, it is clear, concise, and makes sense. The thing I can compare it to is a hackathon - you get things done. If things don't work, you change it, no fuss. You are free to experiment, no potential to "fail". You end up with high moral, lots of fun, and a product that works and is what the user needs. This book is a breath of fresh air.
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