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User-centred design: the irreducible core

GDS team on looking for the irreducible core in content and information

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Collaboration

The trials of evangelising User Experience

Karen McGrane on being blocked from performing your role or function

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Content Strategy

Simple design, intense content

Edward Tufte on how simplicity in design can reveal an intense clarity in the content/information design

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UX

Sunk costs fallacy

Jack Moffett’s take on why sunk costs causes shoddy design to last forever

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Interaction Design UX

Pretty websites still have to function well

Gerry McGovern on the interplay between aesthetics and function

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User Research

Success via Failure

ZURB on why prototyping is a way to discover errors in your thinking

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Content Strategy

Tufte on the primacy of content

Content must always be actively designed and governed to meet user needs

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UX

Simple is usable. Simple is complicated.

Steve Jobs on how achieving simplicity in design is a complex process fraught with effort and difficulties

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Technology

Velocity of technology

Danny Hills reminds us (in 1994) about the relative pace of change in digital technology