I'm in a transition stage, moving from developer to business systems
analyst. In this new role, I'm trying to incorporate some usability
guidelines and improve user interaction. I get quite a bit of push
back from the developer team members.
They claim certain things cannot be done. However, being a
developer, I know some things can be done. There was even a point,
since I still have access to the environment that I wrote some code
to prove it. I cannot go on doing that for the rest of my career.
But, I would hate to give up the fight, and allow good interaction
design to take a backseat to quick, dirty, & cheap development.
How do some of you, who have been in my situation, handle these types
of resistances, so that your application can be a good and usable