Join Drew Bridewell for an in-depth discussion in this video Product design at scale: Short- and long-term design thinking, part of Practical UX Weekly.
- During design phases,…it's easy to get lost in the details.…While I'm incredibly passionate about those details,…as we talk about scaling a product,…our business partners want to make sure…that this is a product that can evolve.…So if you're designing a product…that has to live on for years, go international,…and cascade into many different business opportunities,…then this is the movie for you.…As a UX designer, it's important…that we don't back ourselves into a corner…with a particular design feature or solution…that is closed off from the rest of the site.…
Let me give you an example.…We once implemented a follow feature on Lynda.com.…You were able to follow an author, a category,…or even a software.…By following something, you would be essentially telling us…that you want to be notified…and presented this new content when it's released.…This was a pretty exciting feature we wanted to test,…however, we were going through some organizational changes,…and the team wasn't able to maintain this feature.…We never had the chance to implement the follow feature…
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