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Managing Research and feeding hypothesis and areas to test into a regular research cadence are critical for mature user experience teams and products

Backlogs: The secret to managing user research

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User Research X Agile Product Devlpmt - The Research Backlog 1/4

What’s the process of creating a backlog?

Step by step process:

1. Run a workshop with your team/s to first capture and prioritise research questions.

2. Using the template, move the identified research questions into the “Backlog” section. New research questions can also be add...

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5. Set up a regular meeting (Every two weeks, or monthly) with you key stakeholders (Product, Design etc.) to review the Monthly Backlog and confirm what the high priority projects are.

6. Once you pick up a research question, move it into the “In Progress” section

7. As you progress ...

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Backlog content

Squad/Tribe/Area — which squad/tribe/area would this work fall under?

Key stakeholders — who are your key stakeholders for this project?

Research question — what’s the question you’re tryi...

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Importance — how important is it to answer this research question? Think about the business and customer impact — you may want to rely on the POs to guide you on this. L= Low importance, M = Medium importance, H = High importance.

When is it needed by? — Is...

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