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design by committee vs design by community (things we learned from the Drupal.org project)

Recently I presented a casestudy of things that we learned about designing with a community, the Drupal community, at the Interaction09 Conference in Vancouver. (I’m still trying to get my slides down to a reasonable size to post on Slideshare!) It was a short presentation so I thought I’d take some time to flesh out… Continue reading design by committee vs design by community (things we learned from the Drupal.org project)

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Drupal.org redesign – help usability test Iteration 6 next week!

As you may have read, we’ll be doing some usability testing on the 6th iteration of the Drupal.org prototype in London next week. It seems like a great time to also kick off some crowdsourced usability testing, as we’d talked about earlier, and for any of you who’d like to get involved to do so!… Continue reading Drupal.org redesign – help usability test Iteration 6 next week!

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Drupal.org redesign – Participate in Usability Testing in London!

You’re going to be hearing more and more about usability testing in the coming weeks! As you know, we’ve been including Drupal.org users in the redesign process from before the first wireframe was sketched, and we continue to include both ‘insiders’ and ‘outsiders’ in the process – currently in the form of usability testing the… Continue reading Drupal.org redesign – Participate in Usability Testing in London!

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User research for Drupal.org redesign – what we’ve done, what we’re doing

If you’re following the Drupal.org redesign project, you will no doubt have noticed that we’ve been busy getting to know the Drupal community. It’s been fun so far, and we look forward to doing much more. I thought you might enjoy a little heads up of what we’ve done and what our plans are (keeping… Continue reading User research for Drupal.org redesign – what we’ve done, what we’re doing