“What tool should I use?” has become one of the most frequent questions in online forums, design meetups and blogs. It’s turned into quite a passionate debate — and designers tend to quickly argue for a certain tool or application.
The truth is that no solution is one-size-fits-all. More and more, designers need to have a range of tools at their disposal, to understand the pros and cons of each, and to be able to quickly decide on the most appropriate workflow for the given context.
Several steps go into the evaluation process. Let’s take a look at some of them: from defining the goals, to understanding the requirements and context, to evaluating the options available.