Prototyping is a technique for cheaply creating relatable representations (or ‘mockups’) of your ideas to reduce misinterpretation, encourage development, and enable effective user testing.
This months’ Web Publishing Community saw a comprehensive update on the Drupal project, a live demo of the Balsamiq prototyping tool, and a presentation from Arthur Wilson on different ways to embed PURE data in Drupal.
The University Website Programme has put together a small collection of content to help promote the National Student Survey before it closes on 30 April.
Prototyping training is something I’ve been keen on getting off the ground for a long while now. With the help of ux consultant Marianne O’Loughlin, we ran a pilot of a new training course this week.
We piloted a new training session this week on personas. UX consultant Marianne O’Loughlin delivered the session for us, having worked with me over the past couple of months to pull the session together.
We got together last week for a couple of hours to look at what and how we communicate. The session was collaborative and fun – led by one of our Editorial Development Officers, Ailsa Wilson.
Keeping personas alive and putting them to good use was the focus for a presentation at the Web Publishers’ Community.
As some of you will know, Lizzie Cass-Maran will be leaving us soon to go on maternity leave. Her role will be covered by Duncan MacGruer who is coming over from IS Helpline on a 12 month secondment.
Driven by the work around the Research Excellence Framework, we’ve done some development work to embed PURE data easily on your website.
I’ve been working over the past couple of months with Marianne O’Loughlin, a user experience (UX) consultant, to develop new training courses for the University.