A piece of stationery with a strip of low-tack adhesive that enables re-positioning without leaving any residue. Can be attached to a wide variety of flat surfaces, including documents, walls, monitors, and white boards. They come in a range of sizes, shapes, and colours.
UX professionals are indecisive. We answer most questions with 'it depends'. Myriad bits of paper (or 'data) can be useful for creating the impression that we know a lot of stuff, so 'stakeholders' shouldn't mess with our conclusions. We may also have a latent hatred for trees.
David Straker's Rapid Problem Solving With Post-It Notes is awesome.
Posted in on March 18, 2009