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Interaction Design Usability

Feature Bloat: Connected Cars and the Inverted U

Less is much more than the sum of its parts, as long as you execute the hell out of that less

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Collaboration

Enterprise IT: the complexity-simplicity tradeoff

It takes management time to save employees time and managers are simply not prepared to make that sacrifice.

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Information Architecture Technology

Throwing technology at the problem (and users)

Jeff Carr on why enterprise IT solutions are often seen as (but aren’t) the silver bullet solution

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Collaboration

Featuritis in enterprise software selection

Gerry McGovern on why organisations buy bloated enterprise software

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Content Strategy Interaction Design

Content first, clutter culled

I have never seen a widget that’s better than white space.

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Content Strategy Interaction Design

Cost of adding content, features

Every piece of content you add makes it that bit harder to navigate your website.

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Interaction Design Usability UX

Feature Bloat, User Alienation

Avoiding feature bloat to keep a product simple.

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Interaction Design Technology UX

Simplicity in labelling and functionality

Insights in simplicity from the legendary industrial designer who ‘put the world in a briefcase’ when he created the world’s first folding laptop computer.

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Content Strategy Information Architecture

Attributes of Content vs. Information Design

Cull clutter and confusion to reveal signal and truth.