Things I found on the web this week (16th March)

Image from A Product Manager’s Guide to Working with Visual Designers

This week: What’s the ROI of innovation? Reasons to invest in UX design, reading Amazon’s T&Cs (actually, don’t), don’t be afraid of white space.

Here are the things I found interesting on the web this week.

Happy reading!
@jennybee

// INNOVATION THINGS

What’s the ROI of Innovation?
Six-time entrepreneur David Binettiis on how not to get locked in to the ‘Net Present Value (NPV) Death Spiral’. (Woah.)

// DESIGN THINGS

Whitespace
A lovely article on why ‘Whitespace (or White space) is probably the most under-appreciated yet impactful part of a good design.’

A Product Manager’s Guide to Working with Visual Designers
If you are a startup founder you are also a product manager. Fact. So read this for some great tips on how to get the best out of your designers.

// T&Cs THINGS

Guess how many hours it takes to read Amazon Kindle’s terms and conditions?
Spoiler alert! The answer is 8 hours and 59 minutes. Err what?! How long would it take a user to read yours?

// UX THINGS

4 Reasons to Invest in UX Design
Another fact: ‘companies that fail to invest in [UX design] will find they’re soon overtaken by competitors who put users front and centre of everything they do’. Don’t think it’s not important.

SXSW Keynote — The Best Interface is No Interface by Golden Krishna
In case you missed it last week, this is by far the best talk I’ve ever seen about user experience (UX) design. Watch it!

// DESIGN SPRINT THINGS

How to Pick the most Important Challenges for your Design Sprint
Some good advice on how to identify the most important challenges for your *business*, not just for a design sprint.

Compiled with ❤️ in Qatar


Originally published at tinyletter.com.

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