You can have all the best information, all the best charts, all the best documents, all the best flows, but if you walk into the meeting without the right tools, you've got the ingredients but no way to put them together.Read More
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Sharing information so you don't have to reinvent the wheel...
Wireframing is the first step in the UI design process - low fidelity visual representations of a web page or application interface. They are generally black and white line drawings, a combination of blocks and squiggles, with maybe some gray shading but no other colors. Stay focused on layout and high-level interactions and concepts like navigation and flow. UI elements and content can be represented as boxes or lines, with or without label descriptions.Read More
Creating and reviewing these flows helps to highlight redundancies, delays, dead ends, error handling, and alternate/indirect paths that would otherwise remain unnoticed or ignored.
These are not "once and done" documents, they are very much "living documents" that you will return to again and again to validate ideas and plans, update as things changes, and pass along to other departments for their planning, documentation, and training.Read More
Ah, Microsoft Word. It seems so easy...until its not.
Microsoft Word is one of the most-used tools in most offices, and yet there are so many features that go unused. Here are the ones that people ask me "how did you do that?" most often.Read More