The first few months on the project I was working under another designer before they took another opportunity and I became the lead designer. During this time, the initial user testing consisted of several remote sessions with the advanced user group (McKinsey & Company).
As our power users, they will be using all aspects of the tool. In order to make sure that our more common user group is also able to get the most out of the new analytics tool, we conducted user tests with a few customers remotely while watching them interact with the tool via video conferencing.
In 2015, IBM announced an inv
Role on the Team
Role: Research, UX, Visual Design (Remote Team)
The Connected Appliance team consisted of business analysts, data analysts, programmers, IBM
In order for Whirlpool to benefit from their newly designed connected appliance line they needed IBM to help an
Insights and Discovery
In order to be successful it was extremely important to take time to research and interview the current call center on the first attempt and will not need to try a slough of “possible fixes” before discovering the “one” that works.
Typical style of dashboards for Whirlpool Agents
There are three main users of the NBA tool. The "first responders" known as CXC agents or the Customer Service
Call Center Agent
As a CXC Agent, their main goal is to “save a call” and to eliminate any need to send out a service technician or parts. The agent’s initial workflow starts with the collection of personal information. T
The NBA system will help the CXC agent quickly determine the next best action the consumer should take to
A Techline Technician is a specialized call center agent who is trained to troubleshoot difficult appliance problems. They are typically referred to as the support call center for Whirlpool service technicians that are on-site. Techline's are trained on all appliances.
The Techline Technician requires more information to be accessible in order to assess the underlying problem that the on-site S
The project ended early, so han
“Britta showed logical analysis and problem solving skills when she worked with the business anal
What I learned
I really enjoyed working with this very talented team. The team consisted of people from every time zone across t
If I were...
If I were to have a chance to work on this project again I would do more extensive user-interviews at the