"It is possible to fail in many ways... while to succeed is possible only in one way."
|--Aristotle from the Nicomachean Ethics|
Aristotle's observation predated by in some twenty-three hundred years Tolstoy's famous maxim that states:
"Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way."
The idea is now encapsulated by the Anna Karenina principle, which, loosely speaking, describes an undertaking (say, UX project) in which an issue in any one of a number of factors dooms it to failure. Consequently, a successful undertaking (the same UX project) is the one where every major problem has been projected and avoided; this is our goal.
Before you embark on a UX ...