I needed something sturdier than a spreadsheet: A story of an instrumented content audit

Breakout session
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
9:00-9:50 a.m.
Room A

Working with resource-constrained organizations means you play to your strengths, and you get creative. The client’s needs, however, don’t get any less idiosyncratic: Whether it’s surgically removing them from a hostile SaaS vendor, carefully preserving a set of inbound links across redesigns, or subtly realigning the lobes of a corpus to their respective audiences.

Out of this ten-year odyssey, Dorian has developed a set of techniques and would like to share them with you.

This session will include:

  • An open-standard data vocabulary useful for describing automated content inventories and subsequent audits.
  • Open-source tools for manipulating this data.
  • Examples with clients, and/or stand-ins for clients where the content was super-secret.

Who should attend: Dorian will endeavor to keep the gritty technical details to a minimum, but he is hoping for an audience who won’t roll their eyes if they see a slide with a little monospace text on it every once in a while. Given that constraint, it is senior practitioners, or defectors from UX, IA, or programming who are likely to get the most out of this.

I needed something sturdier than a spreadsheet: A story of an instrumented content auditDorian Taylor

Maker of toys and diversions, Independent

I needed something sturdier than a spreadsheet: A story of an instrumented content audit

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