What is the next step after the first process iteration?

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After testing your interactive prototype, you may be wondering what to do next. Finishing the last method doesn’t mean you’re done with the project. If you and stakeholders are happy with the results of research report, you can move on to the development stage. Otherwise, you can proceed with iteration process.

How do I know if the design is ready?

Did the user testing unveil any usability issues?

If you found major usability issues during the interactive prototype testing session, fix them right away and test before moving to the development phase. Fixing the issue during the development phase can be extremely pricey and may block your development efforts.

Does it solve the main problem stated in the problem valuation Phase?

Talk to stakeholders and find out if their goals have been met within the existing prototype. The solution should reflect all problem stated in the Problem Valuation method.

How the improvement process should look like

Start on Phase 2.

List all the issues discovered during the most recent test of the existing prototype. For instance, it could be problems related to the usability process, user feedback or even stakeholder notes. Be as detailed as possible. From there, continue with the Talebook process and continue validating problems based on their importance.
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Make sure everyone know research findings

Always make sure your team is aware of any current research problems and solutions, even if you decide to proceed with development and iterate on the prototype.

Share the Talebook research report with them so everyone is on the same page. It’s extremely important that everyone on the team knows exactly what you’re building and what problems you’re trying to solve. You’ll be surprised at how much valuable feedback you can get from other departments.

Update talebook down the road

The product may change, so should your research repository. For example, add you findings and feedback to Talebook every time there’s something new. Keep your research updated and if you’re stuck with some problem, run another workshop focused on the very small point.