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Likelihood to Recommend

Adobe XD

From the novice designer just getting their feet wet on UX/UI design to teams of scale, this software is a good fit. At the rate they are improving it, there is a chance XD can replace so many tools to fit almost any workflow (esp. Sketch/InVision/Abstract). However, it may be missing some key features at the moment for complex prototyping where Axure is still king.
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iRise

I can keep up with our UX/UI designer using iRise, and he's on a Mac and loves the Sketch, inVision software. I often trump him, by having all the direct customer feedback in place. This also works well with Pragmatic Marketing's approach to software. Requirements can be coded in line with Pragmatic's Strategy to Tactical framework. Love this software!
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Pros

  • Wireframing/high fidelity mockups. We're using it for both responsive websites and apps.
  • Prototyping. It just gets better with each update, especially with auto-automate.
  • Ridiculously small learning curve. In my opinion, everything seems to be just where I would expect it to be, especially being familiar with other Adobe products.
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  • Recently my client has to have hovers as an enhancement to the current app. I used irise to show them how it would look in the future and they didn't like it. Finally because of the irise wireframe they decided not to have the hover - which was good before it was too late.
  • Client wanted a new interface to import Excel docs into the interface. I used irise to prototype the whole functionality.
  • Irise has helped reduce discussion times a lot.
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Cons

  • It would be great if the software helped to generate usable code. It does not.
  • Only allows for simple transitions and not many effects.
  • Image editing within the application is limited. Should at least be able to crop images.
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  • I think there should be a hover over every button in the interface which can help [explain] what they mean.
  • I also should able to move the left toolbar to a different location on the screen and include the ability to minimize.
  • Ability to export to PDF.
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Likelihood to Renew

Adobe XD9.0
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We utilize many of the applications in the Adobe CC suite and our usage of this application came about simply because it was the one that was already paid for. Bearing that in mind we will definitely be renewing the software upon the expiration of the licensing. I am not sure if this is the solution we would go with were it not already included, we would have to evaluate all other options
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iRise9.1
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This platform solves the problem that enterprise software sales teams encounter, and iRise cuts to the chase. Sales people often say "do your magic thing with the prototype" and the customer gives immediate feedback, we change it on the fly
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Usability

Adobe XD8.0
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Very easy to use even for novice software users. A lot of the functionality is ubiquitous among the different software applications so the learning curve is relatively small. The biggest limitation may be someone's creativity or lack of it. There are some functional limitations but my understanding is that reviews come out fast and furious
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Support

Adobe XD5.0
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We have never used support for Adobe XD but I'm sure it would be as good as it is for the other Adobe Products
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Implementation

Adobe XD10.0
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Implementation was a snap
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Alternatives Considered

XD can do everything we need and more. It's already part of our Creative Cloud subscription and integrates with our current tools. It was really easy to get to work and establish a workflow for almost all projects where we are designing, prototyping, and iterating. Feedback and developer handoff are very easy and fluid as well. Sketch/InVision is still the preferred workflow for many (with good reason) but this is by far the best fit for us and we've tried several.
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Balsamiq and Sketch are great choices for the solo UX/UI designer looking to generate quick and good looking prototypes, but they lack the business requirements documentation and extensive collaboration abilities of iRise.
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Return on Investment

  • Positive ROI ... streamlines scope of the application building process.
  • Prevents miscommunication issues between development team and the application requester.
  • Streamlines the aesthetics when the users can create mock-ups of what they are looking for.
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  • The cost of license is high which is a negative.
  • The positives are that it reduces lot of back and forth and helps in the agile delivery of product.
  • Since it is easily shareable with an audience, getting feedback offline is a huge advantage.
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Pricing Details

Adobe XD

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Adobe XD Editions & Modules
Adobe XD
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iRise

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No
iRise Editions & Modules
iRise
Edition
Starter
$291
Starter
$29
Team
$993
1. per user
3. per user
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