Why we still really like Personas

Over the last decade or so we have been involved in a number of discussions about the value that personas play in the design process. When Jobs-to-be-done (JTBD) started becoming popular, we too thought it was the upgrade to personas that we have been waiting for. But...

Be more customer centric: ThinkRetail [talk]

This a talk that Jacky Smith presented at the 2022 Google ThinkRetail convention in Cape Town South Africa. While How Might We is relatively young, our team have been working together in UX in South Africa for more than 11 years. Back in the day, we used slightly more...

Remote research and usability testing

To be customer-centric, you need to involve your customers in product research and developmentーIt is known Khaleesi. But with COVID, lockdowns and social distancing becoming the new normal, how is this possible? Can we rely on remote research as our only contact with...