The Effective Prototyping Process

PHASE 1 Plan

PHASE 2 Specification

PHASE 3 Design

PHASE 4 Result

After you have finished an iteration of the prototype, you’re ready for Step 9–the design review with your team and other internal stakeholders, including project management and development. This is the step where you internally review your work before committing to a formal validation with a broader and usually more external audience. What does the design review process look like? This can be as varied as there are practitioners. In our experience, though, the most successful review processes include the following activities:

Define your audience
Set goals for each version of the prototype to be reviewed
What should ...

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