SIGIA-L Mail Archives: RE: SIGIA-L: "Standards" - som
RE: SIGIA-L: "Standards" - something wicked this way comes?
Date: Wed Mar 28 2001 - 18:25:03 EST
While "iastandards.org" may be a misnomer, I don't recall you claiming
to be a premier brand strategist. :) "Computerliteracy.com" was
a very descriptive name, but most agree that "FatBrain" is a better
www.fatbrain.com Get the content & value proposition right and names
I think you have a great idea, but it seems similar to
(but not exactly the same as) the type of goals that Argus has
worked toward with the ACIA site.
I think your ideas would expand the depth & breadth of content that
has, but it would take some time to become as recognized. If the
have similar goals for ACIA, it may be better to try and work with them
to build one site. But if folks have different ideas, a little
and/or variety is always good. :)
There's a site that I've used for similar types of things, but in a
Management practice area. Check out http://www.gantthead.com. Note
can't say their name is any better..."GanttHead", as anyone familiar
Project Management knows, is as geeky as you can get. Gantt being a
of project planning chart. They do provide some really good templates,
processes, examples, etc. for various types of projects including web.
Check it out.
I've often thought about starting a usability site, but not sure how
would improve much on usableweb.com -- "the Yahoo of usability sites".
(Keith, if you use that tagline, you owe me $10. Of course legal
wrangling with Yahoo over trademark infringement will be your
User Experience Architect
From: Chuck.Lutz_at_telelogic.com [mailto:Chuck.Lutz_at_telelogic.com]
Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2001 12:08 AM
Subject: SIGIA-L: "Standards" - something wicked this way comes?
Regarding possible negative connotations of the term "standards" - to be
honest I too reserve a tad of skepticism (for healthy balance), but I am
"pumped" to see what happens. Some scenarios I imagine:
1) iastandards.org becomes a great resource for info on common best
perhaps ultimately serving as some sort of measure of the IA "body of
Consensus forms around the idea that X or Y is a "standard thing to
examples and descriptions abound, but we never see e.g. "Web Standard
(and collectively decide we don't want to!)
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