[Aifia-metrics] Agenda for the group
SusanC at ZAAZ.com
Mon Jun 30 13:20:09 EDT 2003
Sounds good. I'm sure as we get into it, more refined direction will fall
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rashmi Sinha [mailto:rashmi at rashmisinha.com]
> Sent: Friday, June 27, 2003 11:33 AM
> To: aifia-metrics at lists.ibiblio.org
> Subject: RE: [Aifia-metrics] Agenda for the group
> Below I have summed up the jist of the comments on the agenda
> for the group:
> -Scope of initiative should be broad. Should include
> evaluation methods,
> metrics, guidelines, patterns, rules-of-thumb, do's and
> don't. For every
> such contribution, it would be nice to know what worked and
> what did not.
> -Bottom up approach (letting people share methods and measures) is
> appropriate right now. For this some sort of a community
> infrastructure for
> sharing is needed.
> -Top down approach (standards etc.) are a worthy goal and
> worth aiming for.
> We do not know enough to push ahead with that currently. But
> its important
> to keep that in mind as we go on with the project.
> Can we go around and get some feedback, suggestions on this
> summary? Some
> quick ay's and nay's, suggestions, refinements would be
> great. Lets make
> sure to hear from everyone on the list before we forge ahead.
> At 03:49 PM 6/20/2003 -0700, Susan Campbell wrote:
> >I share Liv's perspective that it's too soon for standards,
> and we can gain
> >a lot learning from each other on what worked well and what
> failed. I prefer
> >the bottom up method to get for sharing information, but
> top-down is useful
> >when it comes to formatting all the ideas into a useful
> format (paper, best
> >practices checklist, website, etc.)
> >I'd also like to hear about the range of measures IAs need.
> These needs
> >might naturally come out of method discussion.
> >A bit on me...
> >Susan Campbell...I lead Information Architecture and
> Usability Engineering
> >at ZAAZ, a web agency in Seattle. Trying to balance work
> with outdoor
> >sports so you probably won't reach me after hours ;)
> >Glad to be involved and meet you all.
> >Have a great weekend,
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