Tabassum Alam - UX Research - Self Assessment

Week of 08/03

Overview of Things Learned
Technical Areas: #UXResearch, #interviewing, #miro,
Soft Skills: #virtualcollaboration #teamwork #collaboration #planning

Achievement Highlights

  1. creates interview questions with team about 1-Click Resume feature
  2. conducted interviews
  3. began affinity mapping from interviews

List of meetings attended

  1. Meeting 9: Personas
  2. Meeting 10: Brainstorming
  3. Meeting 11: Evaluation and Information
  4. 5 hours of team working sessions
  5. Team Meet with Debaleena and UX Leads

Goals for upcoming week

  1. complete affinity mapping
  2. complete persons

Tasks & Hurdles

  1. Interviews - completed 2 interviews, one with ML Pathway lead, one with UX Participant
    hurdles: not finding enough students on time to conduct interviews with, resolved hurdle by reaching out to UX Team 3 members for help

  2. Affinity Mapping - began affinity mapping from our interview data
    hurdles: unsure how to arrange the data, resolved by looking up resources about affinity mapping

Week of 08/10

Overview of Things Learned
Technical Areas: #UXResearch, #interviewing, #miro, #affinitymapping
Soft Skills: #brainstorming #evaluations

Achievement Highlights

  1. finished affinity mapping
  2. created “how might we statements” to think about use cases
  3. brainstormed solutions for prototypes
  4. dot voting from all brainstorming solutions and created impact feasibility matrix to choose what we want to focus on
  5. created low/mid fidelity prototypes using Figma
  6. creates presentation slides with out research

List of meetings attended

  1. Meeting 12: Low & Mid Fidelity Prototyping
  2. Meeting 13: Usability Testing
  3. Meeting 14: Clickable prototypes
  4. 8 hours of team working sessions

Goals for upcoming week

  1. complete final presentation
  2. prep with Fiona + Pooja

Tasks & Hurdles

  1. Sketches & Prototyping - all created sketches that inspired our final prototypes
    hurdles: not enough time to do sketched together, so instead did them independently and came together to discuss what we wanted out prototypes to look like
  2. Impact-Feasibility Matrix - did dot voting to choose out solutions from all brainstorming
    hurdles: unsure if we had too many ideas or too little ideas in our final matrix, did a couple rounds of dot voting and talked with Fiona and Pooja about our ideas

Week of 08/17

Overview of Things Learned
Technical Areas: #UXResearch, #Figma, #miro #prototyping
Soft Skills: #presentation

Achievement Highlights

  1. finished mid-fidelity prototyping
  2. created presentation slides for our team UX research
  3. had practice presentation with UX team leads

List of meetings attended

  1. Meeting 15:
  2. 8 hours of team working sessions
  3. Meet with UX Team Leads

Goals for upcoming week

  1. present to Deebaleena

Tasks & Hurdles

  1. Prototyping - created mid-to-hi level prototypes
    hurdles: not enough time, had to meet multiple types to advance the low fidelity prototypes to high fidelity ones