What I've Learned
Drag and Drop functionality has a significant impact on those with higher accessibility needs. Although the majority of our user base is able to use drag and drop effectively. I wanted to provide an alternative in order to accommodate for those needs
Our biggest hurdle was not being able to test with actual users. While stakeholders and the rest of our team has some great insights into what could be done, it’s important to keep in mind that we are not our users and with usability testing we would be able to more adequately address issues that they face that we are not accounting for.
Going straight to High Fidelity Mock-ups often hinders the feedback process because stakeholders often worry that small details that you believe they might not notice are brought up in feedback conversations. If something isn’t finished, it’s better to stick to lower fidelity so you can get the basic conversations out of the way.