Ten Ways to Kill Good Design

Many of these are management issues and as often the case, management is a big factor in the success or failure of a project.

  1. Poor choice of pilot project
  2. Not having one consistent project owner
  3. Incomplete design or insufficient design communication
  4. Not getting buy-in from top executives
  5. The wrong people doing design
  6. Not committing resources to design
  7. Failure to separate innovation from renovation
  8. The inmates are running the asylum
  9. Unrealistic expectations
  10. Unhealthy corporate culture

Read the full article by Kim Goodwin of the User Interface Engineering group.


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