Part 2 on how a priority guide can add value at any point in the design process

By Simone Ehrlich, Content Strategy Manager

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Illustration by Vichai Iamsirithanakorn

Redesigns are easy, right? Just glance at the page, and it’s instantly clear what should stay and what should go. Far from it. The beauty and risk in design is that inherent in any page are a thousand small decisions. All these add up to an efficient, delightful experience, or degrade it until it’s a broken, incoherent mess.

A priority guide has the potential to inform your decision-making. At Workday, this is one of our Content Early methods, which we use at any time during the design process. We use priority guides to design, in the manner of content first, before ever opening a Figma file. …

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