Prototyping is an important aspect in the design process, it is a process through which design teams showcase and implement all the work that has been done in the previous stages of the design process and what the product should look like and how the product will function.
Affinity Diagrams are a way to organize complex data or data that one is not able to make sense of, into groups or categories based on their relationships or characteristics.
The cultural probes method is aimed for understanding users from a qualitative and ethnographic approach. The probes could be various material designed by the research team that are later handed out to the participants.
Traditional brainstorming is given a creative twist through the use of Inspiration Cards. The Inspiration Cards help to cover a wide range of abstract and concrete ideas. The ideas are developed in terms of function and feel using the categorized Inspiration Cards.
The 635 Brainwriting method helps in the ideation phase. Participants built upon ideas from each other during multiple rounds.
Rapid Prototyping is a method of quickly creating mockups of your tool, product, system or a website and showing it to the User before the product is actually implemented and developed.
Role-based personas are used to identify what needs the target user group has, how their activities, behavior and characteristics would be like, and most importantly, what roles do they take on.
Telling a story of the user with the new device.
Usability lab test is a qualitative research method which is an integral and important part of the user-centered design process and its function is to observe and measure how effective a product is.
Brainstorm badly characteristics for your product and turn them into characteristics that are good for the product.