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Before all of the UI designers that read this go out and riot and champion against me for saying UI redesigns are a waste of time, let me say that I do value design. I think at the bare minimum, a product or website needs to be usable, and if you possess a good eye and steady hand, you should feel compelled to create something that looks pleasing.
Just stop redesigning the UI all the time.UI redesigns, in my opinion, are a waste of time 95% of the time. Let me explain further.
No one cares
It hurts retention
|The new redesign of BMO Harris's online portal|
No - that is not my real balance. I'm not rich.
It's smoke and mirrors
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It contributes to our worse nature
Sometimes, if we are able to do it does not mean we should.
I feel we need to dial-back on our UI redesigns and consider where we actually should be spending our time. Let's tackle something important like tech debt instead.