Other People’s Views, sometimes known as other people’s hilltops, is a hugely important concept for all of us to take on regardless of our professions. In software development and business it is as crucial as everywhere else.
The concept has been formalized and is taught by the De Bono Group as part of the CoRT thinking course. However, the basic idea is familiar to everyone – although it wasn’t until surprisingly late in my youth that I really started to take it on.
Examples of its application in the world of web design are almost infinite… I may post some dialogues illustrating this in a future post, but for now, maybe consider that the picture above is perhaps best represented more like the one below.