David Hobbs has just released a wonderful new resource, the Web Site Migration Handbook. To quote: Consider the many factors of a successful CMS migration, including: Migration Steps: Vision, Plan, Pilot, Implement, and Maintain Implementation Plan: Staffing, Detailed Content Migration Plan, Tracking Metrics, and Project Schedule
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Amy Quinn writes about how to create successful style guides. To quote: Style guides are a great way to ensure user experience consistency when developing an application and a way to communicate user experience standards across an organization. They can be application specific, platform specific, and may encompass enterprise-wide standards. A style guide can help [...]
Jeff Cram and Jeni Cram write about the challenges of rolling out an enterprise CMS. To quote: “Our department is different!” This is a common and legitimate response from groups used to managing their own websites. They argue that their needs are so specific there is little chance a common template can work.
When designing intranets or websites, it is helpful to have some rules of thumb to follow when making decisions. Over time, many of these have become elevated into principles or rules, widely used throughout the industry. The best-known is the ‘three clicks rule’, which says that all content should be no more than three clicks [...]
Dorthe Raakjær Jespersen recommends not focusing on web problems when creating a web strategy. To quote: Secondly, you need to make problems tangible, so they can be understood by executives who generally have little understanding of the web. Top management is often where the strategy has to be signed off, and if you are asking [...]
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