Carmel Hassan UX & Product Designer


Using Google Keep for need finding

Many (mean) words have been said since the launch of Google Keep, but rather to analyse the next Google failure I’d like to consider this as an opportunity and share with you how do I professionally use Google Keep. As you already know, need finding is an approach used by designers of different fields to research and understand better people’s needs. There are two basic kinds of need findings:...

Design is not a post-it in your wall

Design is not a post-it in your wall The other day in the office, after a card-sorting session someone said that my team designed with “post-it”. This statement was almost as harmful as “programing with Word” which is, by the way, an evidence of over-documenting and bad-delivery strategy. Nevertheless, that anonymous comment made me think how far from reality it is, and now I get some conclusions...

Going back to deliverables – The Smart Communication

Deliverables within a classical SLDC are not simple parts of the product or the alpha-version of it, but key communication tools between gateways that support the understanding across the people and the stages which are part in a project. UX Deliverables are back al though Lean UX methods are an amazingly helpful approach for creating, for ideation, and getting solutions into reality. However...

Designers as a service

UX Designers for Healthcare should be placed in Hospitals, near users. They would only need time to observe, to ask, to help, and a table to sit and sketch. … unfortunately, the most of the time, UX designers are in departments, with managers and technologists; not thinking in the problem, nor providing solutions, but offering workarounds, feasability analysis, and making real the statement:...

Agile UX

The real thing with Agile is that never ends. From the moment of your first very rough conceptual prototype to the moment that you ship code you can sell you’re testing all the way through. You’re checking with your customer all the way through. That’s the end state that we’re working towards with our clients is the point where you don’t even have to wait for working code to do the iterations...

Carmel Hassan UX & Product Designer

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I'm UX/Product Designer at Ebury. I have a chaotic side project called Cinefilica and founded the most interesting tech community in Málaga: Yes We Tech. I enjoy writing random thoughts on UX, Design, Technology and Society. Something I should know? Comment on my blog, Twitter or email me to



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