Let me get this straight. I have an an account for online banking, my credit card company, my corporate credit card, my savings provider and an internet broker. An account for the app I use to take notes, for the site where I publish blogs, for the CMS for my website, for my email account, … More How the hell did we get here?
Dear broadband provider, Once a month you send me an email to tell me that my latest bill is ready. “Your monthly broadband bill is ready.Simply log in to view your broadband account to view you bill.” Really? You couldn’t tell me what the bill amount is in the email, or attach the bill as … More Dear broadband provider, I’m sorry, I don’t want to have a relationship
Suppose that you want to build a hotel. This isn’t a well-funded project backed by a major chain – it’s a personal project backed by some savings and an initial loan from the bank. You have grand plans for 50 or 100 rooms, a modern, boutique style, a small pool and fitness suite and a … More Prioritisation and Focus in Software Projects
So I have a new MacBook Pro with Retina display. It looks great. But there is one problem: I don’t get what I expect when I take a screenshot – everything is twice the size I expect! What is going on?
Most design projects are undertaken by a team of people and in many cases there are also multiple stakeholders. Designers are used to discussing requirements, brainstorming options, sketching ideas and generally working together to develop a solution. Project stakeholders usually have a very different background and bring to the table a very different way of … More Making a statement: how to control endless design discussions with stakeholders
Its such a small thing, but sometimes little things help keep everything running smoothly. In Windows XP, take a file and copy it – Windows helpfully renames it to ‘Copy of [Filename]’. Unfortunately, it shows up at the bottom of the list of files in the folder, meaning you’ll have to hunt for it. Even … More Copy… what could be simpler?