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The UX Book by Rex Hartson, Pardha S. Pyla

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Chapter 23

Connections with Software Engineering

 Oh, East is East and West is West, and never the twain shall meet,

 Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God’s great Judgment Seat;

 But there is neither East nor West, Border, nor Breed, nor Birth,

 When two strong men stand face to face, tho’ they come from the ends of the earth!

– Rudyard Kipling

Objectives

After reading this chapter, you will:

1. Understand the similarities and differences between software engineering (SE) and UX lifecycles

2. Appreciate how the locus of influence among the major roles can affect the direction of product development

3. Know how communication, coordination, and other factors form the foundation for success in SE–UX connections

4. Understand the challenges ...

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