Friday, June 21, 2013

Difference between Google and Microsoft approach....using 80/20 rule


 Microsoft’s own research found that the average user of Word uses only *8%* of the functionality, we can come up with the questions that :

If Microsoft had developed only the important 8% of Word, maybe they could still have captured the same market share? 

On the other hand, It’s also worth considering the impact on user experience. Google has shown us that users often prefer apps that do just what you want. That’s *just* what you want. And no more. The rest is arguably clutter and actually interferes with the user experience for only a limited benefit to a limited set of users.

- See more at: http://www.allaboutagile.com/agile-principle-8-enough-is-enough/#sthash.nuJ7cofF.dpuf

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