Ideo Studied Innovation In 100+ Companies–Here’s What It Found
Ideo’s data revealed something surprising: neither a more traditional approach to product development–coming up with three good options, analyzing them, and choosing one to move forward with–nor the lean startup approach–taking a best guess, piloting it, and then pivoting based on what works–is the most effective way to launch a new product. Instead, when teams iterate on five or more different solutions, they are 50% more likely to launch a product successfully.
If you’re not getting at least 20–30 minutes of non-distracted alone time to think big picture or even specific, you’re not living optimally.
Trump’s incompetent, variable, and ridiculous behavior is the central pillar upon which his younger support rests.
Tired people are mean. Makes sense.
I mean really, what could go wrong?
“If they can’t figure out how to make them more cheaply, or retool them ... it seems like the things disappear,”
If you can't offer radical candor, the second best thing you can do is be an asshole.
In other economic sectors, these principles would be recognized as a list of work rules, part of the labor agreement that a union leaders would negotiate with an employer on behalf of union members.
Progressive disclosure thus improves three of usability's 5 components: learnability, efficiency of use, and error rate.
Progressive disclosure and staged disclosure are both strategies to manage the profusion of features and options in modern user interfaces.
We all know it’s better to re-order a prioritized list of sticky notes or re-draw a diagram than to make the same decisions verbally
Your loyal users have invested a lot over the years mastering your current design, to the point where they are fast and efficient with everything they need to do. When you change it, even with something you want to label “new and improved,” all of that investment is flushed down the drain.
Coming up with ideas isn't nearly as hard as determining which ones are any good and figuring out what to do with them.
Companies like Techcrunch can’t exist without readers. This is remarkable if you consider that not even a third of the screen is used to display the actual article.
Wireframes are a massive waste. First we make the wireframe, then we make the wireframe again in HTML.
In a numbers-driven world, the most compelling argument for change is the growing evidence that meeting the needs of employees fuels their productivity, loyalty and performance.