Documenting Design Discovery

Jared Spool

January 20th, 2017

In this week’s article Dan Brown tells us about discovery’s six assertions, as well as gives us great tips for creating discovery documents.

Here’s an excerpt from the article:

Thinking about discovery outcomes in terms of assertions focuses on the point of the artifacts you’re making. A wireframe represents the structure of a page or screen, but why are you making it?

This is the struggle with discovery: a single artifact like a wireframe or site map or mental model can be used for so many different things. If you don’t know the intention of your artifacts, you can’t rely on them to guide your decisions about the product.

Read the article: Documenting Design Discovery

How do do you create a discovery document? Let us know below.

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