The Fallacy of Lean UX and Deliverables

When I first began exploring Lean UX, my largest takeaway was that Lean UX was synonymous with “no deliverables.” Professionally, I exist in the world of enterprise software, consulting, and company-endorsed agile which makes deliverables inevitably part of my reality. As I continue to work on more projects my understanding of the methodology has evolved to include a less black-and-white mantra: “smart deliverables.” When information needs to be presented out, deliverables should be tailored based on context: personality of those who we’re presenting to, fidelity needed, and which elements to include.

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