Dealing with design debt (UCD Gathering 2020)
Technical debt is a well-known problem when taking an agile software development approach, but what about design debt? Taking an iterative approach can all too often lead to design debt in the form of UI inconsistencies, half-finished designs, fragmented user experiences and unresolved usability issues. This case study from UCD Gathering 2020 covers:
- What is design debt and why does it build up?
- How to minimise design debt building up
- How to identify and prioritise current design debt
- Strategies for dealing with design debt