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Thursday: Prototype

4. Do a trial run

Run through your prototype. Look for mistakes. Make sure the Interviewer and the Decider see it.
We like to do our trial run around 3 p.m., so that we still have enough time to fix mistakes and patch any holes we find in the prototype.
Have everyone pause work and gather around, and then ask the
@Stitcher
to walk through the entire prototype, narrating as he goes. The primary audience for the trial run is the
@Interviewer
, who will be talking with customers on .
Before doing the trial run, it’s also a good idea to review the and .
Clear examples
List holes and action items
During the trial run, each person lists action items or holes to patch.
Add task
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Action item
Assignee
Status
1
Finish Figma animations
LT
Lola Tseudonym
Pending
2
Landing page has a bug...
JB
James Booth
Completed
3
Build rich text into email notification
PR
Polly Rose
In Progress
4
QA + bug squashing
PR
Polly Rose
On Hold
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Pulse: How do you feel about the prototype?
After the trial run, do a pulse check and ask everyone to add their sentiment about the prototype.
Add Your Sentiment
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Sentiment
Reflection
Author
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All sentiments (
3
)
3
submitted with average sentiment of
3.67
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Sentiment
Reflection
Author
1
We’re making great progress on the magic show staging.
PR
Polly Rose
2
Are we all hands on deck?
JB
James Booth
3
I found a really great pair of gloves we can send to customers.
JD
Joel Davis
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