Building Your Own Start-up Technology Company, Part 4


Living the dream The final part of the series will review the foundational things that come with building a successful company; the things that need to be planned and executed well in order to achieve sustainable success. #12. Sales Successful sales has a lot in common with courtship: It’s one thing to turn someone’s head, … Read moreBuilding Your Own Start-up Technology Company, Part 4

Articles by Topic: User-Centered Design (UCD)


Getting The Most Out Of Your Library Published on August 12, 2008 Design Decisions vs. Audience Considerations Published on May 20, 2008 Usability for Rich Internet Applications Published on February 20, 2006 Practical Usability Testing Published on February 13, 2006 Resurrect Your Writing, Redeem Your Soul Published on November 28, 2005 Mark Trammell Interview Published … Read moreArticles by Topic: User-Centered Design (UCD)

Articles by Topic: Client Management


Cooking With Stock Published on September 9, 2008 eCRM: A Virtual Reality Check For Your Business Published on July 29, 2008 Creating The Perfect Portfolio Published on January 29, 2008 Contract Killers Published on September 17, 2007 Excerpting “Web Design and Marketing Solutions for Business Websites” Published on September 10, 2007 Corporate Web Standards Published … Read moreArticles by Topic: Client Management

Web 2.0 Design: Bootstrapping the Social Web

The one-sided, read-only Web 1.0 is nearing its end: Web 2.0 is upon us. This new paradigm, where participants contribute as well as listen, write as well as read, and influence as well as be influenced, is changing web design in both subtle and not-so-subtle ways. In this column, Richard MacManus and Joshua Porter explore the new technologies that … Read moreWeb 2.0 Design: Bootstrapping the Social Web

Information Architecture for the People

Information Architecture has evolved from an emerging discipline to an important aspect of the website design process. No longer trying to define itself in every spare moment, information architecture is now more driven by its performance in the business world. In Information Architecture for the People, Joshua Kaufman will discuss the topics that are most relevant to … Read moreInformation Architecture for the People

The Working Designer


In this compelling series, talented web designers choose one of their projects and walk us through their thought processes and workflows as they create exceptional designs. The column offers a unique opportunity to watch designers at work, seeing what inspires them, how they address challenges and solve problems, what motivates their choices, and how they … Read moreThe Working Designer

Innovating the Web Experience


“Innovating the Web Experience” will provide insight and direction – ranging from high-level,  strategic insight into the web, to practical, hands-on advice for designers and developers – intended to inspire a web design revolution. Despite the now-ubiquitous use of terms like “user-centered design” and “user experience,” the sad truth is that most of the work … Read moreInnovating the Web Experience

Articles by Topic: Scripting

head Conference Q&A with Aral Balkan Published on October 7, 2008 Introduction to Django: Helping Perfectionists With Deadlines Published on April 22, 2008 Extending The JavaScript Date Object with User Defined Methods Published on March 4, 2008 Your Social Graph: Exploring the Google API Published on February 26, 2008 Excerpt: Accelerated DOM Scripting with Ajax, … Read moreArticles by Topic: Scripting

Articles by Topic: Information Architecture

Getting The Most Out Of Your Library Published on August 12, 2008 Review: Building Findable Websites Published on June 9, 2008 User Interface Implementations of Faceted Browsing Published on April 29, 2008 Better Living Through Taxonomies Published on February 5, 2008 Information Architecture for the World Wide Web (Third Edition) Published on January 29, 2007 … Read moreArticles by Topic: Information Architecture

Andrew B. King


Andrew B. King Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Interviews By Craig Saila Published on May 15, 2003 Digital Web: Web-page optimization used to be about making graphics smaller. What does it mean now? Andrew B. King: It’s not just for graphics anymore. Web page optimization … Read moreAndrew B. King

Ambient Findability


Ambient Findability Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Reviews > Book Reviews By D. Keith Robinson Published on November 21, 2005 Peter Morville’s new book Ambient Findability kicks off with a pretty simple definition. find·a·bil·i·ty n a. The quality of being locatable or navigable. b. The … Read moreAmbient Findability

Ambient Findability


Ambient Findability Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Peter Morville Published on July 21, 2004 Intelligence is moving to the edges, flowing through networked computers, wireless devices, empowered users and distributed teams. Ideas spread like wildfire. Innovations emerge from uncharted borderlands. Information is in … Read moreAmbient Findability

Alien Typography


Alien Typography Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Joe Gillespie Published on July 10, 2001 Beside the Concise Oxford Dictionary and Roget’s Thesaurus on my bookshelf is a much less-cited tome entitled The Klingon Dictionary. Although it does an admirable job of translating insults … Read moreAlien Typography