Product Adoption User Experience (UX) topic overview/definition

What is Product Adoption?

The design process has an objective. It's not to create usable and useful products (though these are both important considerations when designing products), but rather to create products people use. Adoption is the process by which people become users of a product and it is adoption which will enable users to discover that a product is usable and useful and enable them to become long-term users of a product.

Literature on Product Adoption

Here’s the entire UX literature on Product Adoption by the Interaction Design Foundation, collated in one place:

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