UX pioneer Jared Spool has described design as the rendering of intent. By this, Spool means that a design is a presentation that tries to produce an intended outcome.
Our intent is to help our users complete their tasks as efficiently as possible.
PRISM is a system of components and patterns that promote efficient work. Our aim is to reduce ambiguity, steps, unnecessary work, and rework.
These principles guide design decisions to promote efficient user experiences.