What is design debt?thoughtbot.com/blog/what-is-design-debt
What does this look like in the real world? Imagine our team is working on a personal training app that lets users get on-demand virtual training from available trainers. We’ve decided to launch a new feature that also prompts the user to order fitness products. We assume this will be a bonus revenue stream. It makes sense, right? Shouldn’t more opportunities to make money = more money? If our team had done some user interviews and user testing, what we would have actually learned is...
No Free Plannofreeplan.com
Why you should probably not offer a free plan.
People expect technology to suck – kbpskilobitspersecond.com/2020/09/22/people-expect-technology-to-suck/
A few jobs ago, I was helping someone with a small tech issue, standing over their shoulder at their computer. The screen was unbelievably dark; I’m not exaggerating when I say it looked to be near 0% brightness. For all I knew, this person had some vision sensitivity or just a basic personal preference that […]
🛠️ How To Write Great Microcopy - The Product Persontheproductperson.substack.com/p/-how-to-write-great-microcopy
Here are 40 pro tips for writing microcopy.
Design’s Unsexy Middle Bits - Christina Wodtke - Mediummedium.com/@cwodtke/designs-unsexy-middle-bits-a8cc17f0246d
In How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Design Thinking, I wrote about how I learned to value design thinking and in Five Habits of Design Thinking I explain how you can build the skill of…
Stop Running in Circles and Ship Work that Matters
'Customers don't have needs, they just want to make progress within the system they belong'
Good Design is About Process, not Productblog.jaredsinclair.com/post/97655887470/good-design-is-about-process-not-product
Natural talent and training aren’t substitutes for good design habits. The right process can cover many shortcomings of talent and skill — but the opposite is never true. A good process will bring out your best and most unique work. A bad process will leave you with tired, unsurprising clichés.