Design · User Experience Design

When does product design and UX start to matter?

Dan Murphy VP Business development

May 4th, 2012

In the journey from idea>validation>actually selling product when is design
& UX distraction and when does it start to matter?

Tim Zhou Director of Engineering at AHAlife

May 4th, 2012

as early as possible. I think thats probably one of the most important thing

Rick Collette

May 20th, 2012

I have to agree here; get the UI/UX as early as possible; tweak it along
the way.

Benjamin Curtis Co-Founder at Honeybadger Industries

May 21st, 2012

Having worked with several founders on the process of converting their idea into a real product with customers, I found that it\'s vital to do extensive UX work early. As you create wireframes, etc., you\'ll discover and resolve kinks and problems with your ideas, and the sooner you can do that, the better off you\'ll be. You\'ll save confusion when talking to potential customers, you\'ll save money/time on building the product, and you\'ll greatly improve your chances of being happy with the results of your efforts and of those who are helping you bring your idea to reality. Good luck!

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