But this is a platform problem.What can you do as an application designer?
What’s wrong with alerts? They interrupt the user They only contain a little bit of information They follow us everywhere
What’s good about alerts? They interrupt the user They only contain a little bit of information They follow us everywhere
What’s the distinction? We want some alerts, but we don’t want others We want them sometimes, and not other times How are we to know which is which?
Eisenhower Matrix Stephen Covey in “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” Habit 3: Put First Things First
Urgent Not Urgent Prevention New opportunities Recreation Crises Pressing problems Deadlines Old friend has checked in nearby Meeting with CEO Wife in labor Important Depends on when it happens, what else is going on, and what the information is for. ? eBay auction ended RSS feeds updated Trivia Time wasters Interruptions Not Important