Lean Forward, Lean Back: Tablet News Experiences

Insights from the Poynter Institute’s major study of news and storytelling on tablets. The study explores the way that elements of touch, gesture, interactivity and position come together to create engaging, satisfying journalism. The research combines usability testing in the U.S. and Europe with worldwide industry expertise on what it takes to create and sustain excellence in publication.

content strategy FTW

[ I usually don’t copy/paste from the brochure, but this one had the best hook that I couldn’t write better myself. ] 11th hour copy. Fix-it-later launches. Our users deserve more than the last-minute content we often get stuck with. And you have the power to change the game. Learn how to introduce (and sell) …

content strategy: what’s in it for you?

Content is the reason why people use the web. Content strategy involves planning for the creation, aggregation, delivery, and governance of useful, usable, and appropriate content in an experience. [session description] [slides] Presenter Margot Bloomstein @mbloomstein Date 12 March 2010 Article alistapart (the case for content strategy) Tag(s) #contentstrategy #cswiify

everything you know about web design is wrong

When you should get design involved? At the beginning along with everything else. You can’t compartmentalize anymore (marketing, business, design, tech; design: interaction, information, visual, info architecture). You can teach in compartments, but you can’t work in compartments. Education has to start out compartmentalized but with a goal to aggregate (inter-disciplinary capstone projects planned from …