The key UX toolkit

User Journey Mapping: tools for seamless user experience

User journey tools help to understand UX, design user journeys considering pain points, and improve your users' experience and loyalty.
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What a user journey map looks like

User journey mapping: an example

This is what a user journey map can look like. On the map, you'll find various pieces of relevant information: the flow of job stories, user satisfaction rating, a user's feelings at each step, and more. These are relevant when analyzing UX. Use this as inspiration or as a template for your own case.

User journey mapping tools for seamless experiences

Pure web tracking doesn't tell you everything. User journey maps and other user-centered tools help to gain a holistic understanding of UX. Finally understand what's happening in the moments that can’t be tracked by a machine.

Journey maps

User journey maps help to understand how your users go through your service, step by step. What are the moments of success? What are the pain points along the journey that need better UX design?
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Visualizing user personas helps to better understand the needs of the target users. What are their needs? What are their skills? With these insights, you can shape journeys that perfectly match with different people's predispositions.
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System maps

Create a common understanding of who is involved in your service delivery. Who needs to be considered when going through an UX innovation phase? How do your partners impact the experience?
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Share UX insights, collect feedback, present your results.

With the user journey mapping tool on Smaply, your entire team can participate in the innovation process: they can follow the progress in real time, share feedback, and have discussions on each single moment of the user journey.

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Multi-user access

Collaborate with your team members on your journey map and share your knowledge and insights with each other.

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Comment mode

Pro Plan

Invite others to comment on your journey maps. Have online discussions with geographically dispersed teams.

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Multiple personas

Compare the experiences of multiple personas in one journey map. Learn how and why their experiences differs and optimize your service accordingly.

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Live share

Basic Plan

Share read-only versions of your maps and let others follow changes your journey map in real-time.

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Drag & drop all the things

Rearrange all the elements of the map, such as steps and lanes, by dragging and dropping them into place.

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Export maps and personas to high resolution PDF, PowerPoint, Excel and PNG files to print, present and analyze.

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Customer centricity

Establish a common customer-centric language across your organization with personas and journey maps.

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White labeling

Custom branding and subdomain for a consistent look & feel supports easier adoption across your organization.

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Overview multiple agile teams

Using the same cloud-based tool allows you to jump between different zoom levels of journey maps and identify which CX projects support or contradict each other.

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Business impact

Many studies show that improving customer experience has a positive impact on customer loyalty, churn, and revenue growth.

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Training & coaching

We can train your teams and help you as a sparring partner to scale customer-centricity in your organization.

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Standardize journey maps

Increase speed and accessibility of journey maps across your organization. Reuse data from previous CX projects and build on top of previous research.

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