Product Design Methods In A Mind Map

A mind map created by the author Mei Zhang to connect different product design methods to stages in the design process. The mind map is color-coded based on categories like user experience, business, and technology. It maps out suitable methods and skills for the stages of understand, define, ideate, execute, and validate. For each stage, the page explains the goals and some example methods depicted in the mind map. The full interactive mind map is linked. The author encourages designers to develop their own mind maps to approach problems and know which methods to apply when. Other articles by Mei Zhang on topics like soft skills for UX designers, design principles, and methods are also listed.