电子商务那时代,什么人没失路之悲?

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时辰候背王子安的《滕王阁序》,回想最特此外其实并无是这句“落霞与孤鹜齐飞”,而是其它一个典故:“阮籍猖獗,岂效穷途之哭!”课文后边对她的诠释是:“(阮籍)时率意独驾,不由径路,车迹所穷,辄恸哭而返。”(《晋书·阮籍传》)王子安这意气风发,自然蔑视阮籍之履,老师为批评阮籍说他出作秀之嫌,也许是,但借使重新结合三国少晋这些时代,那么些战乱频仍、信仰危机的时代,再来观望阮籍的“穷途之哭”,也许又会体会至外一样交汇意思:他哭来了这一个时代之肺腑之言。

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有人说,迷茫是以闲的。又有人说,“世间事,除了生死,哪一样桩事不是小事。”还有人口说,“若任由小事挂心中,便是人世间好时”。境界似乎更高了,其实吧,人类假如无是闲慌了,也许也非相会生出农学、随想、画作、油画、茶道、美食、音乐……所以,闲未尝不是同项好事,未必不是同样件坏事,而盲目,无论以人生之啦一个路,都是存的。


万世师表说“五十使详数”,他找了百年,“惶惶如丧家之犬”,后来才清楚乐天知命之道理。从孔圣人到阮籍,中间经历了七百年,几个人迷失了?晋文公为报厚恩请介子推出山,结果以他喉咙疼好于绵山之中;鲁菜的天子易牙,为了齐桓公的一样句子玩笑而烹炖了和谐的亲子;王莽因文化人的完美治理国家,却打来反高句丽为下句丽这种荒唐的作业。从阮籍到当代,又通过了一千八百年,在岁月的荒凉面前,何人休是如草芥一般。

怎么规划复杂型的制品系统

处理复杂型产品类其它部分见识

*BY  Erik
K
**(Uber设计首席执行官)*

翻译:Kevin嚼薯片

以好《设计数据可视化交互界面》的作品后,我本着规划数据令之互相界面发生了庞然大物的主动兴趣,我控制研讨一个像样之、同样不行首要的核心:管理复杂型的活体系。

当你的品类仅开了大体上纵将去显得的时,会有这种令人不安的发。这种痛感让自身老恐惧,因为您通晓潜藏于即时下边的复杂性,在你解决问题以前它不会面现出水面。即使您无克服它,它便会坏你的创立力,甚至以你看出路往日就是叫卡杀掉。

产品设计的错综复杂倾向于个别种植表现方法:1)管理员工和管制理念的复杂性。
2)产品我设计之复杂。在功效、用户和补相关者的洪流中,是挺麻烦维持头脑清醒的。在过去,我失败了好频繁,所以我缅想享受部分自我在拍卖这几个大型设计类时所募及之更。

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将丁的纷繁精简化

陈子昂已登高而叹气:“念天地的悠悠,独怆然则涕下”,阮籍却恨恨地说:“时无英雄,令竖子成名!”为何,一个慷慨奋发的阳刚男儿却哭来了声音,一个荒唐形骸的骄傲隐士却出离了愤慨?也许,都是以时底朦胧,让大本的大团结,走及了和睦的反面。

改变交换方式

自我以于即初阶,因为及时是治本任何计划类之基本点主旨。作为设计师,大家平时会承接项目要要求。大家摸索着用半的音讯去特别好地得工作,但有时在压力下转移计划为承诺本着限制时,我们会感到气馁。

筹产品的困难在吃,在就高风险的条件遭到掺了来这些理念。遗憾之是,设计师的观并无连续那里的同等局部。这是当之,但你当怪的凡若协调。

当设计师,我们来责任改变互换格局。我们得教育我们的客户、高管和公司成员争以计划过程遭到迈向成功。

立马至极难堪:有时我认为我们的筹划怎么说呢尚无用。这绝非呀灵丹妙药,但出部分技艺可以扶持你。

每当公管他们带动至这边往日,先告诉他们倘使去哪

在品种一律初阶,我便为利益相关者体现了咱们的计划性过程。我详细地描述每个重点阶段,并出示一些只是提交成果。然后在类型之不比阶段,我都碰面标注大家眼前所处的地点,及下同样步去于哪。

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流程与交由时间线的言传身教

除了,我觉得重要之是表达大家所期待的反映类型及反馈时间点。有时我仍然会讲为何反馈是必要的。这样一来,两岸还是可以针对最终之规划输出负责。

只要说,阮籍这么些时期的信仰就是出新了芥蒂,那么到了那一个时代,信仰大概早已经崩塌成渣滓了。于是人们都好在废墟被重拾信仰,有的人捡自底凡及时行乐,有的人是老实巴交,有的人是上道酬勤,还有的口笑着问:什么是迷信?

暨上级交换

以大家初叶一个初的筹划类时,我还要求和“老总”晤面。那通常是主管,或者是自个儿力所能及接触到之经历最深的人数。我喜欢自公司的源直接听到他们之愿景和预期结果。

自我做了大量的笔记,去记录他们的心境和所发挥的口舌。然后自家于叙设计决策的时光去采取同样的语言。这样做是发出益处的,因为没有丁乐意与业主争辩

当工作变得乱七八糟的时段,那种境况会日常暴发,我尝试着再调整自以首的议会达到所闻的内容。作为统筹从业者,我们的办事是拿铺面愿景转化为文雅的缓解方案。没有呀相比较领导所表明的内容又可以吃您来得这号之情事了。

丁的纷繁,根本就是说不清楚。马云为那些时期推为电子商务的领路人,人人追捧的师,却错过推尊一个氏上的花花世界骗子。史玉柱因在出人头地的生意才会扭亏到了钱,却系念无论是一我之力去因一栋全国高的大个子大厦。太过相信自己及矫枉过正质疑自己尚且会晤导致迷失,一路走来,无论平凡而您自我,如故伟岸如马云、史玉柱,谁非是跌跌撞撞,磕磕绊绊,摸在石头走过人生就长长的晦涩的大江?

同理心!

以构想阶段,大家平常会召集首席营业官和重要的好处息息相关者,让他俩向介绍公司用户的景观。目标是吃那些补相关者放下偏见,后退一步,从与理心的角度来考虑产品。

俺们应用同样种叫做 “同理心关系图”
的模式来促进研讨。前提很简单,问问您的补益相关者,他们的用户以想啊、在召开呀、会说啊、怎么扬弃和来啊感受,然后将它们映射成一个人角色。大家便用2

  • 3独关键人物角色,以及特定的小运里,去和产品举行相互。

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来全国各地的“同理心关系图”。

在几乎独品种被应用了这种办法后,大家接受一模一样且震惊的申报——“这是我们率先次于吃具有的管理人士在一个房里啄磨我们的客户,真的挺有效果。”
所以我们开头一贯使用这种办法,正使您自地方的图像中见到的这样。

即刻即使小做作,但当下是将任务和洞察力和活系统被之忠实用户联系起的平等种植强大的法子。在很多景观下,我既触发了之益处相关者并不曾与了严俊的计划性过程,所以这么开端是很是的,并以同一种植良性的章程去立一个统筹大。

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拿产品的复杂精简化

你看,青春的惆怅,职场的迷离,事业的挫折,身体的疾病,两性的仗,生活的泥淖,激情的倦怠,人心的漠然……人生的下坡如此的多,所以心灵鸡汤才会这样盛行,那个炫耀反鸡汤的,焉知不是喝下了任何一样碗鸡汤?

叩问产品选取频率

设您正在修改现有的成品,你相会发现大量得更设计之活效果。大型产品系统被普遍的题材是:希望找到一个克符合有应用意况的方案。换句话说,他们是啊每个人、每个现象去规划单一产品。即便被这活一个标签,就是
#繁杂#
。接受这样一个成品类会为丁毛骨悚然,要想成,你待领会产品的运效能。

问询一个力量、屏幕展示、标签、甚至一个输入框的使频繁程度,能吃您平栽优先级的判断。本人发觉她怪有助于客户去梳理现有的屏幕体现以及要素,并划掉他们从没日常以的事物。有时我们将她描述为80
/ 20之步(圈有那么些有80%时日会拔取的事物,然后删掉其他的物)。

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被客户圈有时用的物,然后划掉好少碰触的东西。

地点的图是一个品类,我们需要取一个特定角色的重中之首要素。大家的目的是询问人们实际运用的凡呀,然后在重复设计之办事流程中先行考虑这个意义。

就此并非看不起迷茫了吧,生活和提高已然是,精通与关联即便更难以,大家且设开和好,只可以开和好。假诺您有幸地找到了好,暂时摆脱了不明,那么为求不要声张。即便您不禁要说几词,去拉这一个“可怜人”一拿,那么为呼吁温柔的变化失去刺痛他。假设您切莫小心刺疼了别人,并且不惦记道歉,那么为请而当时地包容自己。毕竟,不健全、有缺点和深陷迷茫,只是人口无限本真实的秉性而已。

关心输入和出口

大部时段,产品是达目的的伎俩。产品的求便来自某些地点,而输出却是另方。

在打高保真设计的进程遭到特别轻忽略了输入和出口。你的用户不太可能在没外其他苦恼下通过一个分明的屏幕上收看你的出品。你应当反思“那些消息来自啥地方?”和“下一致步而召开什么?”

反省对于领会app的上下文至关首要。出品生态系统的纷繁会指向而的统筹出大酷之影响。卿或会见发觉你的制品于一个桌面中以及30单其他窗口以设有。或者它们根本是于机械电脑及动,或者是由某种意料之外的目标。

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集时揭秘了人人坐不同的法门利用产品

直达图优秀了之视角。在一如既往潮现场采访中,我们比了:利益相关者访谈所得之成品以方法

实际的制品下办法。让咱惊奇之是,每一个插手者皆以用相同种植和他所说之一点一滴两样之法子来使此产品。

打听用户以活和任务中共享的关注点,重新改变了大家的设计策略。

上帝死了,尼采啊充足了。 这么些时代,何人没失路之悲?

但发现性和而学习性的先期级

当您也公的无绳电话机下载一个新的app时,它好弹来小窗口去报她可以为你提供的价值,或者不举办其他提醒。那是升级可是发现性的一个生死攸关模式,因为当一个消费者,你可以择接纳该产品或其他类之100栽产品。

这种发现性的性状也开上商业类软件。我们于客户这里听到反馈,说他俩操心用户不会面找到那么些专门的效用,所以大家相应给它们还优良,或者强调一下。即便这种情况够多,你虽会面猜到,事情会变换得乱七八糟而复杂。

眼看是我们平时缠学习性去争论的地点。不是有所的效能都得转移得可用,用户通过互动是可以学之。好之互动就需要上学一次。

即时是动物的秉性,复杂的网要盖献身可视性为代价。大家的劳作是公布首要的应用效果并设其尽可能直观。用户不应有“发现”通常用的类型,也不应当要求他们难忘文档才会下产品。

简短与明显

当其它商用级的制品被,真正英雄的挑衅是管制音讯的密度。页面及之音太多,会给用户陷入了同等种植精神及之烂,太少,会开为丁难以拿到有含义之意。那么咋样才会及平衡呢?

简洁

偶然,你发很多音方可塞进一个略空间,但整堆积在时并无是无可非议的办法。在这种情况下,我们平日指出一个渐进的点子来处理UI。渐渐揭露是依照用户之利益驱动信息保真度的尺度。

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渐渐揭发-遵照兴趣展现更多的纵深音信

齐图展现了是定义。UI中之音是结构化的,所以只有基本因素是可见的。然后,当用户想只要之时节,就会引入更多的音信。交易关闭,当然,是坐可见的进度,但您碰面沾一个重清、更干净的UI。

清晰

一派,有些产品求来胜过级别之数量可见性来扶持完成任务。金融、医疗与电子商务都是扎眼的需要复杂数据的行当。

当数码密度大高时,试着对保障清晰度。使音信密度高之UI清晰的主意是通过以视觉语言的一致性和缩小性。

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出品序列使用颜色、排版和标签有助于维持这UI清晰和简单。

在这种情景下保持一致性意味着对以下内容举办约:

– 类型的变型

– 按钮的体制

– 简单的导航系统

跟针对性以下内容形成系统化:

– 颜色的拔取

– 标签

– 微小元素的复制

负有这一个仍旧雅的化解方案。这多少个话题必将得更特别、更深思熟虑的修改,但自身先行介绍这么多。

动态标签的互动

当过去,大家花费很多时光来画线框图,用错误之线条、方块和箭头来连接它们。更糟糕的是,这多少个只是提交成果往往特别麻烦让客户了解,并促成不好之若和复杂性的座谈。

当我们来得外一样种植动态概念的上,大家看了他们不再疑惑。因而,大家开首创制基本的动态标签方法来突显和互相。

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早期的领航概念,在静态页面中深不便展开显示

不怕是动基本的灰度线框图,这么些动态动画也会散互换中的歧义。它不是线框图的替代品,但它是一个颇好之家伙,可以长足地减小同一页面上的复杂。

深受他俩他们假若的东西,以及她们并未底事物

Henley·Ford最著名的换代格言是“假诺自己问他们顾念要啊,他们会说更快的马。”

客户一般要求“更快的马”,并且可能对它们的外观和做事起一个定义。信不信仰由你,这往往会促成不必要的扑朔迷离。我们且有了如此的涉,就比如大多数设计师一样,即便如此,我们受求召开过多咱并无兴奋的事情。

举办而想做的转业很是要紧,但开是的从事也罢是万分重大之。

指出取代概念可能受当是均等种植禁忌,尤其是在他们积极提出的早晚。当大家有关于如何立异要么简化的想法时,我们试图创立一个其它的看法,让利益相关者以同等种崭新的办法考虑这问题。

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拿意料之外的想法带顶谈判桌上可以激发新的盘算

靶是因而理性思考和出数量支撑之实施,并同客户建立信任关系。大家的客户青睐并广泛接受这样一个事实,即大家正挑衅假使,并拿时有暴发想法的想法带顶谈判桌上。

末段想法

装备、app和数量看模式的转让设计为部分卓殊令人兴奋的方于衍生和变化。不顶零星年前,设计笔记本电脑、手机及手表的想法还十分少见,现在已经大众化了。交互的愿景更进一步好,随之而来的是指向管住复杂性的重复要命需求。

立即是一致段落有趣之旅程,援救这样多客户在过去的几乎年里创立出宏伟之活。假若您走的凡一模一样漫漫看似之征程,我盼望那一个想法能吧卿开下一个相当规划类时,提供一些指导。

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Designing complex products

Thoughts on managing complexity

*BY  Erik
K
*




After the overwhelmingly positive interest in my Designing
Data-Driven
Interfaces
 article,
I decided to write about this related and equally important topic:
managing complexity.

You know that unsettling feeling when you’re half way through a project
and you’re presenting design concepts? No major feedback, smiles across
the table, heads noddingyes.Home run right? No, that feeling scares
the shit out of me becauseyou knowthere’s complexity lurking below and
it will surface before you’re done solving the problem. If you don’t
overcome it can crush your productivity and even kill the product before
it sees the light of day.

Complexity in product design tends to rear its head in two ways 1) the
complexity of managing people and opinions. And 2) the complexity of
designing the product itself
. It’s not always intuitive how to keep
your head above water in a sea of features, users and stakeholders. I’ve
certainly fallen on my face in the past, so I’d like to share some
insights I’ve gleaned about tackling these big design projects.

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Change the conversation

I’ll start here, since this is an over-arching theme for managing any
design project. As designers we too often inherit projects or
requirements and accept them as-is. We try to do a good job with the
little information we have then get frustrated later when pressured to
change the design to address changing constraints.

Part of why designing products is hard is because they represent
high-stakes environments and there are a lot of opinions in the mix.
Sadly, a design voice isn’t always part of that mix. It’s natural to
blame the business, but the one you should blame is yourself.

It’s our responsibility as designers to change the conversation. We
need to educate our clients, bosses and teams on how to be successful in
a design process
.

This is hard: sometimes I feel like our design sermon falls on deaf
ears. There’s no silver bullet, but here are some techniques that help.

Show them where they’re going, before you take them there

At the outset of a project I present stakeholders with a peek at our
design process. I walk everyone through each major stage and show sample
deliverables of what to expect. Then at various points in the project, I
remind everyone where we are and where we’re going next.

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Sample process and deliverables timeline

In addition to explaining the process, I think it’s important to explain
what types of feedback I expect and when I expect it. Sometimes I even
explain how and why feedback is essential. That way it’s clear
that both sides have a responsibility to make the design successful.

Talk to the boss

Whenever we start a new design project I ask to meet with the “boss”.
Usually it’s the CEO, or most senior person I can get access to. I like
to hear the vision and expected outcomes straight from the source.

I take copious notes and try to capture the sentiment and “voice” of
what’s being said. Then I re-use the same language later when
advocating for design decisions.
This has served me well,
because nobody wants to argue with the boss 😉

When things get confusing, and they often do, I try to re-align with
what I heard in that original meeting. As design practitioners it’s our
job to translate the company vision into elegant solutions. There’s
nothing better than the voice of the leadership to help remind you of
the bigger picture.

Empathize!

As a part of the discovery phase we typically gather executives and key
stakeholders into a room to tell us about their customers. The goal is
to get stakeholders to let their guards down, take a step back and think
about the product from an empathetic perspective.

We use a tactic called an empathy
map
 to
facilitate the discussion. The premise is simple, ask your stakeholders
what their customers are thinking, doing, saying, hearing and feeling
then map it to a persona. We typically do this for 2–3 key personas
scoped to a specific time or interaction in the product.

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Smattering of empathy maps from office parks around the country.

After using this technique on a few projects we noticed consistent (and
surprising) feedback— “That was the first time we’ve had all the
executives in a room talking about our customers. It was really
insightful.
” So we started using this technique all the time, as you
can see from the image above.

It may seem hokey but it’s a powerful way to tie tasks and insights to
real users in the system. In many cases, stakeholders I’ve worked with
haven’t participated in a rigorous design process before, so starting
here was appropriate and helped establish a design authority in a benign
way.

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Understand frequency

If you’re working on overhauling an existing product, its not uncommon
to find yourself cataloging aninsaneamount of features that need to be
present in the redesign. One common thread I see in big software
products is that they tend to be one-size-fits all solutions. In other
words, they’re monolithic products that do everything for everybody. If
there was one hashtag for these products it would be #complex. Taking
on a project like this can be daunting, and to be successful you need to
understand frequency of use.

Understanding how frequently a feature, screen, tab, or even an input
box is used gives you a sense for priority
. I find it extremely
helpful for clients to comb through existing screens and circle elements
they use everyday and cross out anything they never use or use
infrequently. Sometimes we describe it as the 80/20 activity (circle the
things you use 80% of the time and cross out anything else).

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Ask clients to circle the frequently used, and cross out rarely touched
items.

The figure above is an artifact from a project where we needed to
extract the key elements for one specific persona. The goal is to
understand what people are actually using then prioritize those features
in the redesigned workflows.

Find the beginning and the end

Most of the time a product is a means to an end. The need for the
product usually comes from somewhere else, and the output goes somewhere
else.

It’s easy to get wrapped up in the process of crafting pixel-perfect
designs and overlook the beginning and end. It’s unlikely your users are
looking at your product on a crisp retina screen, in a perfectly sized
window without any other distractions. You should ask the questions
“Where does this information come from?” and “Where does it go next?”.

The answers to these questions are critical for understanding your app’s
context.The complexity of the ecosystem your product lives in can have
a big impact on your designs.
You may learn that your product lives on
a desktop with 30 other windows open. Or that it’s primarily used
outside on a tablet or for some unintended purpose altogether.

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Interviews uncovered people using the product in wildly different ways

The figure above highlights this concept in action. During an onsite
interview we compared how people actually use the product with what we
were told from stakeholders. To our surprise each of the participants
used the product in a completely different way.

Understanding how the user’s focus and attention was shared between
other products and tasks completely changed our redesign strategy.

Prioritize discoverability and learnability

When you download a new app for your phone, it has very short window to
onboard you and provide value or it’s dead. That’s a big reason to
promotediscoverability, because as a consumer you have a choice to use
that product or 100 others like it.

This stigma of discoverability tends to carry over into business-class
software too. We’ve heard critiques from clients saying they’re worried
users won’t find a particular feature, so we should make it more
prominent or give it more emphasis. If that happens enough times, you
guessed it, things get messy and complex.

This is where we often make the argument forlearnability.Not every
feature needs to blast you in the face to be usable, an interaction can
be learned. Good interactions only need to be be learnt once.

It’s the nature of the beast, complex systems require the prioritization
of features at the expense of visibility to others. It’s our job to
uncover the primary use cases and make them as intuitive as possible.
Users should never have to “discover” frequently used items, nor should
they be required to memorize documentation to use the product.

Cleanliness and Clarity

One really big challenge in any business-class product is managing
information density. Too much information on the page and it puts users
in a mental straight jacket, too little and it starts making it
cumbersome to reach meaningful insights. So how do you strike the right
balance?

Cleanliness

Sometimes you have a lot of information to cram into a small space, but
it’s not critical to have it all on-hand. In this case, we often suggest
aprogressive revealstrategy for decluttering the UI. Progressive
reveal is based on theprinciple that the user’s interest drives
information fidelity
.

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Progressive reveal — showing more information depth based on interest

The figure above shows this idea in action. The information in the UI is
structured so only the core elements are visible. Then more fidelity is
introduced when the user wants it, and no sooner. The trade off, of
course, is speed to insight, but you get the benefit of a cleaner, less
cluttered UI.

Clarity

On the other hand, some products demand a high-level of data visibility
for the job to be
done
.
Financial, healthcare, and e-commerce are industries known for having
notoriously complex products.

When data density is important, try to be meticulous about clarity.
The way to make dense UIs clear is by being ultra consistent and crisp
with the visual language.

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Systematic use of color, typography, and labeling help keep this UI
clear and concise.

Dialing in that consistency means exercising extreme constraint with the
following:

– Type variations

– Button styles

– Simple navigation systems

And being systematic about:

– Color choices

– Labeling

– Even
the microcopy

All this adds up to an elegant solution. This topic certainly warrants a
bigger, more thoughtful writeup, so I’ll leave it at that.

Animate Signature Interactions

In the past we’ve spent countless hours generating wireframes and
tediously connecting them with an absurd amount of lines, boxes and
arrows. What’s worse, these deliverables tend to be hard for clients to
understand and lead to bad assumptions and convoluted discussions.

Time and time again we see faces light up when we present any kind of
motion concepts. So we started creating basic motion treatments to
demonstrate signature (read: hard to communicate), interactions.

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Early navigation concept that would have been tough to communicate in
static comps

Even with basic grayscale wireframes, these animations zap the ambiguity
from the conversation. It’s not a replacement for full wireframes, but
it’s a great tool to cut through the complexity of getting people on the
same page quickly.

Give ’em what they asked for, and something they didn’t

Henry Ford’s most famous innovation adage captures it best —“If I had
asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.”

Clients usually ask for “faster horses”, and probably have an idea of
how it should look and work too. Believe it or not, this often leads to
unnecessary complexity. We’ve all been there, and like most designers,
we get asked to do plenty of things we’re not overly excited about.
Nonetheless,

It’s important to do what’s asked of you, but it’s also important to do
what’s right.

It may be considered a bit taboo to present alternative concepts,
especially when they are unsolicited. When we have ideas on how to
improve or simplify, we try to create a polarizing view and get
stakeholders thinking about the problem in a fresh way.

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Bringing unexpected ideas to the table can spark fresh thinking

The goal is to build trust with your client through thoughtful
executions backed by reason and data. Our clients respect and generally
embrace the fact that we’re challenging assumptions and bringing
thoughtful ideas to the table.

Final Thoughts

The changes in devices, apps, and access to data has caused design to
evolve in some pretty exciting ways. Less than two years ago the thought
of designing for laptop, phone, and watch simultaneously was rare, now
it’s table stakes. The landscape of interactions is ever growing, and
with that comes an even greater need to manage complexity.

It’s been a fun journey helping so many clients create great products
over the years. If you’re on a similar path I hope these thoughts
provide some guidance on your next big design project.

英文原稿来自:https://blog.truthlabs.com/designing-complex-products-8f9289ab26c9

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