Accordions on the intranet
Accordion widgets hide ancillary content, lead readers through step-by-step process instructions, force interaction by info-seeking readers, usually fail to print, and can be inaccessible to screenreaders and assistive tech.
Free to use images 2021 edition
There are some great stock image websites out there, with hundreds of thousands of terrible stock photos that you should not inflict upon your colleagues or clients.
An alphabet of accessibility issues
This article from Anne Gibson genuinely surprised me, and I want every comms and intranet person to read it.
Safety communication at Birmingham station refurbishment
New Street station is under redevelopment, and a thousand construction workers and fitters are on site 24 hours a day.
What’s in a domain?
Internet or intranet - the address people use to access your site conveys valuable brand and purpose information.
Professionalism in the creative process
Nathanael doesn't rely on inspiration to get the job done and neither should you. How will you refocus your focus in 2013?
IBM Innovate UK conference keynote – Walker Royce
This is an almost live blog, I’m sat in the second row. Software Economics – Walker Royce Software…
IBM Innovate UK conference – keynote Mike O’Rouke
Tuesday 11 Oct 2011 – third annual conference This is an almost live blog – I’m sat in…
Navigation menu design with card sorting
Discovering structural themes for intranets and websites based around people's expectations, rather than how you'd like the world / site to be.
Content is king – what do you say? [poll]
Just what is king? And why must we argue about it in such heated terms? Aren't we all just trying to create compelling websites and intranets?
Image editing workflow
A quick recap on the best way to edit images so they look good on your intranet / website.
The danger of islands on the intranet ocean
We once built unconnected 'mini-websites' for teams to work together within. The trouble was, there was no shortcut to visit. So no one visited. Waste of time. Waste of effort.