Should UX Train Agile Teammates to Do UX Work? (No)

Posted By Debbie on November 15, 2018

My new CMSWire article is now available! They get exclusivity for 90 days before I can post it here, so please go read User Experience Is a Specialty: Treat It As Such.

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User Experience Is a Specialty: Treat It As Such

How do software development teams deal with bottlenecks when one teammate is overloaded? There are many great solutions but none of them is to require that worker to train co-workers on how to do her job. Yet Scrum books suggest that UX practitioners should teach Agile teammates to do UX work. This is just another flavor of, “Anybody can do UX work,” and hurts culture. So how do we address bottlenecks?