Do you avoid "Data Junk" (data not manually entered by yourself)?
1/12/2014 1:10 PM by
When there are too many choices always Default to the most common ones.
Then add a check box to allow the advanced users to turn off the common
[x] Only include common choices
Likewise in a contacts database where you have entries from all around the world it is good to add a check box on the search screen similar to the following:
[x] Only include customers that have been updated by employees (not directly entered from the web)
A good example on that the checkbox on the search screen of TimePRO.NET.
- Figure: Default search tick box in TimePRO.NET
Read our rule on
Validation - Do you avoid capturing incorrect data?
Do you feel this rule needs an update?