Solving Problems with UX Design
11-minute workshop with Tomer Sharon and Hope Armstrong
About this Workshop
Product design is about solving problems. Learn how to identify problems, understand the difference between "needs" and "wants," and how to convert a problem statement into a hypothesis you can test by with user research.
Tomer Sharon is a Senior User Experience Researcher at Google Search in New York City. He is the author of the book, Lean User Research for Product Development (Rosenfeld Media, 2015) and, It’s Our Research: Getting stakeholder buy-in for user experience research projects (2012).
He founded and led The Israeli Chapter of the User Experience Professionals’ Association and is a mentor at Google’s LaunchPad program, a bootcamp for early-stage startups around the world. Tomer preaches and teaches user research at Treehouse and General Assembly and holds a master’s degree in Human Factors in Information Design from Bentley University in Waltham, MA. He is @tsharon on twitter.
Hope is a Senior Product Designer at Treehouse. Since 2009, she has worked in education, tech, finance, and non-profits. She enjoys designing thoughtful and fun experiences. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design.