Do you need a mobile App?

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I encounter a lot of this: “We need a mobile app for our company!” and more often than not I be all like “no you don’t!”.

Remember: downloading and installing an app is a pain so there must be some compelling reason to install the damn thing!

I thought I would ask some questions that might help you decide whether or not your company needs a mobile app. Continue reading “Do you need a mobile App?”

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Strava used to be usable

Not so much these days after they changed the interface.

Strava have implemented some really dumb design decisions:

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As a user I want to see my speed against time traveled. But I can’t estimate how long I’ve been travelling or how fast I’ve been going because the scales are all over the shop: X and Y axes are between 0 and 26:40 and 0 and 34.9 respectively. How am I meant to read that? Surely the Y-axis should be in minute intervals and the X-axis in, say, 5 mph intervals?

On top of that, the interface has become increasingly cluttered:

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Yuck.

Anyway, do you use Strava? What do you think?

PS The mobile app is much better.