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Just true., 17. Mai 2010
Alan Cooper wonderfully describes many of the things I've been trying to articulate for years, now I have a written gospel I can pray to my executives. As a programmer you have to get that Software Design is not Interaction Design and it should never be done by one and the same person. This book doesn't want to take power away from the programmer, but make the world a little bit better by reducing the frustration software causes. As stated:
"Badly designed business software makes people dislike their jobs. Their productivity suffers, errors creep into their work, they try to cheat the software, and they don't stay in the job very long. Losing employees is very expensive, not just in money but in disruption to the business, and the time lost can never be made up." True.
If you ever heard something like "Don't throw out the prototype. Let's use it as the foundation for the real product." and felt bad about it, you will love the ideas in this book and finally have something you can point on with an outstretched arm and uplifted eyebrows. :O