UI/UX Team 3-week2 Self Assesment -Varshini Thangaraj


Technical Area

  1. Got wonderful insights on how to conduct semi structured interviews from the mentors during the
  2. kick off sessions.
  3. UI/UX primary research methods
  4. Making affinity maps
  5. Conducting interview with the bioinformatic team member
  6. Gaining more insight into the Bioinformatics Pathway project


  1. Stem-away Platform
  2. Discord
  3. Notion
  4. Miro
  5. Google Drive
  6. Zoom

Soft Skills-

1.Communication skills 2.Teamwork and collaboration. 3.Networking 4.Time management 5.Project Management

Tasks Completed & Achievements

  1. Conducted a semi structured interview with one of the participants from the bioinformatics team.
  2. Recorded the interview and made notes.
  3. Understood the pain points and shortcomings of existing solutions.
  4. Gained insights on the team’s usability and development goals
  5. Discussed possible design interventions to cater to the needs and goals of the Bioinformatics
  6. team.
  7. Created an affinity map from the collected interview data and brainstorming sessions.
  8. Presented one of the slides during the week 2 deliverables session.

4. Hurdles:

  1. Dealing with time zone differences for meeting up with team members
  2. Deciding a platform to conduct interviews