Literature on Feature Creep
Ch 25: Featuritis (or creeping featurism)
Featuritis or creeping featurism is the tendency for the number of features in a product (usually software product) to rise with each release of the product. What may have been a cohesive and consistent design in the early versions may end up as a patchwork of added features. And with extra features comes extra complexity. As Donald Norman expla...
Feature Creep, the Bane of Our Existence
If you’re ever tempted to answer the question; “How long will it take before this is ready?” with “How long is a piece of string?” then it’s likely that your projects are suffering from feature or scope creep. UX designers, project managers and freelancers alike need to be able to either resist or accommodate feature creep sensibly in order to b...
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