Patterns Covered In The Book


Navigation

Read how to avoid designing bad navigation system that add time to complete work and make the experience frustrating

Inbox


Learn how to design efficient work inboxes that ease work assignment and planning


Layout


Make finding information on a screen easier, learn different information layout patterns


Milestones


Give visibility into current state of a process by using this simple milestone pattern


Urgency & Timeliness


See how and where to display due dates to ensure cycle times are met


Input Fields


Learn how to reduce number of user interactions (eyes, mouse/keyboard/touch)


Smart Defaults


Follow these simple approaches to reduce errors by keeping data entry to a minimum


Tabular Data


Provide users the flexibility of spreadsheets by using table patterns


Linked Data


Help users visualize links and connections between data using this pattern


Location Data


With Internet of Things (IoT) getting popular, it is important to have an awareness about the location of “things”


Relevant Data


Good decision making requires good data, use this pattern to provide relevant data to users


Search


Think of search option as an alternative and much quicker way to navigate


Actions


Consider these patterns when designing primary actions


Error Messages


Reduce frustration by showing descriptive errors early


Feedback


Provide continuous improvement options using the user feedback option