Decision Tree

Decision Trees For UI Components

Smashing Magazine

Vitaly Friedman discusses the importance of decision trees for UI components in design teams' documentation. The systematic approach helps avoid misunderstandings and confusion, using detailed decision trees that provide insight into the selection process for UI components. Various successful decision trees are discussed, including Doctolib's Design System, Workday’s Canvas design system, and Lyft’s form components decision tree. Newskit’s Onboarding Selection Prototype is also highlighted for its effective onboarding designs. Friedman emphasises the decision tree approach as a helpful documentation tool that establishes shared standards across teams, offering a valuable resource for newcomers. However, he notes that every project is unique and therefore requires custom decision trees.

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