Graphic with title of The Agile Designer Series — the Stand-up.

The agile designer series — daily stand up

What is Agile?

Why is Agile important?

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Traditional UX model
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Agile UX model

Where do I start?

Picture of designers standing in front of a monitor during a video call
Typical design standup. Notice the “remote” designer with video feed

The Setup

  • Keep it to 15 minutes or less
  • Be clear about the agenda
  • Don‘t solve problems, just inform
  • Keep it short and simple
  • Designate someone a different person each week to lead the meeting

The Rules

  • What I did yesterday
  • What I’m doing today
  • Am I blocked?
  • Fun statement (optional)

The Scrum Master

  • What was the last thing you listened to?
  • Recommend UX/UI websites
  • Recommend podcasts
  • Worst “Dad” joke

Example emails and calendar invites

  • What you did yesterday
  • What you did today
  • Are you blocked
  • What’s your best dad joke

The Participants

Picture people standing together in a semi-circle.
Stand Up should include Design, Development and Product Owners

Things to Consider

What’s Next?



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