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Content Management Workflow

originally published on July 31, 2008 Overview Although all corporations have business processes that complicate workflow (for example, because of legal issues, or historical business reasons), a process that is mapped out in detail and vetted with all responsible parties as a part of the business requirements will help make the implementation of a content…

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Fictional Friday: peeking at Superman’s phone

If superheroes (or supervillains) had mobile phones, what apps would they use? The first thing that pops into my head when I think of Superman is kryptonite — his biggest weakness. Normally, I wouldn’t assume that a person would have an app for the thing they fear the most, or else there would be a…

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User Profiles and Usage Scenarios

It can start to feel mechanical when you’re designing the same features over and over again for websites or apps. The standard tableview of article titles, an article detail view, add comments form (with requisite login/register/forgot password), share to facebook, share to twitter…it seems like we’re adding the same features over and over to every…

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Content – Community – Call-to-action

Introduction One of the first things that I do when designing a website or an app is brainstorm and capture all of the different features or functionality that might be required. I’ll start by drawing three columns on a piece of paper and labeling them “content”, “community”, and “call-to-action”. Content For the content section, I…