Archives for the tag "usability"
The US will join the UK and Australia, which have Plain Language policies. As of October, the US will adopt the principles of Plain Language that makes content more accessible to low-literacy and ESL readers. Among the first initiatives was to design forms in plain language so that the average person could actually understand and [...]
The signage in Vancouver’s transit system is an example of how small content problems can have a negative effect on the overall user experience.
If you were to look at your library of books related to content strategy – directly or indirectly – what would be on that shelf? Here’s what is on mine.
An unexpected, informal usability test shows the role of content as part of the overall user experience.
Userability Show: podcast series that answers usability questions.
There are too many sites that deliver the sizzle without the steak – in other words, great interactivity but not enough, or the right, content.
Do you support or annoy your website visitors with the first content they see? Using Flash splash screens, skip intro buttons, talking heads, and other presentation techniques is tricky. A few sites do it well; many annoy their visitors before they’ve even given them a chance to engage.
Is it a good idea to call yourself a User Experience Designer, or should you be more specific about your expertise in the field?
What happens when a site is developed to be very attractive and nominally useful, but lacks user-centered design.
- The increasing relevance of ebooks and other epublications
- All I learned about book publishing comes from The Book
- Content Re-use and Narrative Flow
- 2012 in Review – a Content Strategy Retrospective
- Two weeks, four events, eight observations: insights from the conference circuit
- Content Inventories, Audits, and Analyses: All part of benchmarking
- Working on the City of Vancouver website
- Occupying a unique content strategy space
- Move over, Big Data. It’s time for Big Content.
- Setting a context for a content strategy vocabulary
- Content classification and findability
- Content development
- Content management
- Content strategy
- Information design and usability
- Professional development
- Social media
- User experience
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- rahelab: @richardhamilton @tomjohnson Workflow is nothing to do with DITA, really. There is an independent workflow module that gets put into CMS.
- rahelab: @richardhamilton @tomjohnson Why the middle step? To give structure to wiki content?
- rahelab: @kristastevens @kissane Between the US and Canadian guards, I'd take Cdn any day - way less smugly belligerent.
- rahelab: Being in bed when the maid comes to do do turn-down service means extra chocolate.
- rahelab: @metacommunicate Too many icons on task bar, plus random pop-ups of who is online. Wanted ppt, ppt slides how, and CMS icons only.