Redesigning Google: the use of design patterns at Google | The Verge

Redesigning Google: how Larry Page engineered a beautiful revolution | The Verge. A great article outlining how for any business (and this is a very successful one!) having a common design language and using design patterns (which, ironically Y! was the leader on many years ago!) across products is what customers expect and deserve.

Originally posted on energizr:
What’s the point of doing a roadmap? It doesn’t help get rid of uncertainty (although some people behave like it does). There’s no way to be certain about any future outcome. The act of describing desired future states in a roadmap identifies where we want to play and have impact. It…