Reflection, revision and progress are substantial elements of software development. Building the “right” thing “right” has filled books, blogs and conference halls. Questions, such as “What’s the smallest step forward” or “What yields the biggest value with the least amount of effort” are the burning questions that agonize ...

Every day we consume pieces about thoughts, revelations and lessons learned for the sake of improving ourselves. We read articles, listen to podcasts and watch videos to learn more about what others have found, experienced and felt in certain situations. But why are we doing this? And why should we share ourselves? Learning is like ...

June 11, 2019

Zooming Out

Upon commencing a new gig, different people and departments are going to seek out for our help to “improve the UX of XYZ,” which we generally see as a good sign, as it shows that the holistic and comprehensive concept of User Experience Design has made its mark in today’s thinking. And as designers, we are usually well-equipped with a ...

July 27, 2018

Reflections

Time flies. This is a well-known and arguably true aphorism all of us eventually come to realize. This month marks the beginning of my eighth year as a professional designer. Admittedly, this might not sound exceptionally long, but time has passed on a rapid pace and things have varied multiple times during this period. Projects, colleagues ...