Without a doubt, wireframes and prototypes are the most important when it comes to UX documentation.
Yet this is only the beginning since there are a number of other documents that are just as useful too.
In particular, there are a few documents that help designers to understand users which, in turns, results in the success of the design itself.
Here are 3 types of UX documentation that are must-haves:
This is one of the most important UX documents that you can create. The idea of preparing one is to go into more detail as opposed to the target demographics that you might have in mind. These personas (about 2 to 5) can give you an idea as to the ideal user during the design process. Personal details can get far more descriptive than just income or age. The purpose of using personas is to see how they feel ultimately about the design process.
The act as lightweight version of a persona. This type of documentation can come in handy especially if you are short on time or resources. Here, the personality of your ideal user is not considered but just how they feel in a particular situation.
3: User Scenario
While personas might work as characters of a story, user scenarios act as the plot. These user scenarios often revolve around a goal and what your user will do to accomplish this goal. The facts that are considered involve where they click, how long it takes and even what their emotional response is throughout the process. Being able to foretell the user’s processes bring a lot of advantages to the table for UX or UI design.