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UX Challenge for companies

Improve the value proposition and usability of your digital products on the basis of sound tests with users. Collect ideas for innovation and mockups for redesign.

UX Challenge for companies

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The Challenge takes place from 12 to 19 February 2024

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What is the UX Challenge?

A five day Design Sprint during which you will analize, evaluate and re-design the User eXperience of digital products and services brought by companies from Trentino. Students and young professionals will form groups and work with UX expert mentors to improve the capability of apps and software to meet users’ needs and expectations.

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How does it work?

Each team of solvers will be assigned one digital product/service to work on. Over the two days, teams will utilize user reasearch and UX design techniques, also involving selected end users via the Smartcrowds.net channel. After having understood products’s value proposition, teams will first focus on its pain points; after that they will explore unserved needs; they will then identify suggestion for improvement of the usability, and design new interface mockups.

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Why should my company participate?

Testing concepts and prototypes with end users allows you to develop successful digital products and services, with lower costs, and have satisfied customers. The output of the challenge will be a slide deck that will highlight pain points and usability problems of the AS-IS, suggestions for improvement, new scenarios and interface mockups.

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Which companies can participate?

The 2023 edition is open to companies with products and services in which digital interaction is relevant, such as: mobile applications, interactive webpages and websites, digital control interfaces for domotic systems, control interfaces for industrial machinery, and the like; digital products or services already on the market or in the prototype phase.

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Companies selected in previous editions

Find out which companies and products took part in the previous editions of the UX Challenge!

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Confidentiality

All the participants in the UX Challenge 2023 (Solvers, Mentors and Experts) will sign a confidentiality agreement regarding the selected products, the Challenge and the results produced by the Solver teams during the initiative. This confidentiality restriction remains for two (2) years from the of commencement of the Challenge.

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European Commission funds UX Challenge

The 2021 edition of the UX Challenge was funded by the European H2020 project “200SMEchallenge”” which evaluated the impact of the UX Challenge on 200 companies in Europe using the Randomized Control Trial methodology. Discover the results of the trial on the project website.

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POSITIVE project

POSITIVE aims to connect technological innovation ecosystems with social innovation ecosystems in Italy, Germany and Lithuania – home countries of the 6 project partners. Inspired by the UX format, the POSITIVE project envisages the realisation of a “POSITIVE impact UX Challenge” to be carried out by each participating country, involving 5 social enterprises each.

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