This is my first post related the final Capstone Project for Coursera's Interaction Design Specialization, we will start with Needfinding.
It is difficult to just said that we have something without actually having a medical degree, but I feel burnout. As a mother / computer engineer / partner of Alex I thought that I was capable of archive everything in my life.
In this times of changing technology you can find all sort of devices, It's time to know how to adapt design according to each project and target audience.
After knowing the user's needs and having a set of ideas, it is time to work in a prototype. Wireframes should be in black and white, and also should include notes to explain interaction if is needed.
Synthesis is the step after you gather the information, you would like to do this step before ideation since here we are going to generate personas and Journey maps.
Is the first step you have to take to create an user center design. The goal is to find the real user needs supported by real data and not only assumptions.
Last year (2015) I started to dedically to study UX and I enrolled in Coursera's Interaction Design Specialization.