Welcome to our weekly curated list of interesting stories. Covering anything and everything in the industry, we collect and share a handful of links every Friday. Enjoy!
Why Diverse Teams Are Smarter “A 2015 McKinsey report on 366 public companies found that those in the top quartile for ethnic and racial diversity in management were 35% more likely to have financial returns above their industry mean, and those in the top quartile for gender diversity were 15% more likely to have returns above the industry mean.”
When Feature Flags Go Wrong “Feature flags, if used correctly, can superpower development, allowing developers, ops, qa, product, marketing and sales to bring better features to market, faster… Feature flags can also go very, very wrong if not managed correctly, once leading to a $460 million loss in 30 minutes.”
How To Build Honest UIs And Help Users Make Better Decisions “Despite the good intentions imbued in anticipatory design, though, automating decisions can implicitly raise trust issues — especially at a time when trust has been eroded through the use of dark patterns in user interfaces.”