“We tell our design team, that when they go into a meeting with a client, they should know at least 2 reasons why they made any one design decision. If you don’t have at least 2 good reasons, then don’t try to defend that design. It’s not about preferences.” This is excellent advice.
It just keeps coming: The relational database paradigm explicitly prevents people looking for related items! Often, you go into a library and search by Dewey code. What you then want is a series of related items to browse – this is hard to do in relational databases without explicit editorial adjacency.
Interesting article from Upside that is probably the hottest link for today!