Drag-and-drop seems to be labeled as one of the top “innovative” and “intuitive” interaction methods – at least among a certain group of stakeholders. If encountered the request to include drag-and-drop features in digital products multiple times.
It’s just not that simple. Especially on touch devices, drag-and-drop often adds more problems than benefits.
A very comprehensive new article over at Nielsen Norman Group gives an excellent overview of benefits and dangers. Good to have this first link in my link list for the next discussions on the topic ;-)
Have a good week,