Web Standards Project 2011 Open Meeting [SXSWi 2011]

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What WaSP has been up to for the last year: WaSP InterACT, Small Business Outreach, and Web Standards Sherpa.

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Web Standards Project 2011 Open Meeting [SXSWi 2011]

  1. 1. Open Meeting 2011
  2. 2. Whathappenedto WaSP?
  3. 3. We started out byspreading the word toanyone who’d listen.
  4. 4. We led browserupgrade campaigns.
  5. 5. We took browsers totask for their sinsagainst web standards.
  6. 6. We goaded softwaredevelopers intoembracing standards.
  7. 7. In many ways you couldsay we won the battleover web standards.
  8. 8. So why are so manyweb sites still builtwithout usingweb standards?
  9. 9. We’ve been preachingto the converted.
  10. 10. There are a lotof people wehaven’t reached.
  11. 11. But we wantto change that.
  12. 12. CHALLENGES
  13. 13. SOLUTIONS
  14. 14. TIME
  15. 15. CHANGE
  16. 16. RESOURCES
  17. 17. Get the Book Explore the Curriculuminteractwithwebstandards.com interact.webstandards.org/curriculum
  18. 18. InterACT CurriculumWaSP InterACT is a living, open curriculum based upon webstandards and best practices, designed to teach students theskills of the web professional.Get the Book Explore the Curriculuminteractwithwebstandards.com interact.webstandards.org/curriculum
  19. 19. Get the Book Explore the Curriculuminteractwithwebstandards.com interact.webstandards.org/curriculum
  20. 20. InterACT Curriculum • Assignments. • Grading rubrics. • Modules. • Living curriculum.Get the Book Explore the Curriculuminteractwithwebstandards.com interact.webstandards.org/curriculum
  21. 21. InterACT with Web Standards • Maps with the InterACT curriculum. • Integrates assignments. • Includes resources.Get the Book Explore the Curriculuminteractwithwebstandards.com interact.webstandards.org/curriculum
  22. 22. TIME
  23. 23. Get the Book Explore the Curriculuminteractwithwebstandards.com interact.webstandards.org/curriculum
  24. 24. Get the Book Explore the Curriculuminteractwithwebstandards.com interact.webstandards.org/curriculum
  25. 25. Get the Book Explore the Curriculuminteractwithwebstandards.com interact.webstandards.org/curriculum
  26. 26. Get the Book Explore the Curriculuminteractwithwebstandards.com interact.webstandards.org/curriculum
  27. 27. Get the Book Explore the Curriculuminteractwithwebstandards.com interact.webstandards.org/curriculum
  28. 28. Get the Book Explore the Curriculuminteractwithwebstandards.com interact.webstandards.org/curriculum
  29. 29. Get the Book Explore the Curriculuminteractwithwebstandards.com interact.webstandards.org/curriculum
  30. 30. Get the Book Explore the Curriculuminteractwithwebstandards.com interact.webstandards.org/curriculum
  31. 31. Time • Teach. • Advise. • Support. • Volunteer. • Practice. • Research. • Publish.Get the Book Explore the Curriculuminteractwithwebstandards.com interact.webstandards.org/curriculum
  32. 32. Time • Teach. • Advise. • Support. • • • Volunteer. Practice. Research. Change. • Publish.Get the Book Explore the Curriculuminteractwithwebstandards.com interact.webstandards.org/curriculum
  33. 33. + =Get the Book Explore the Curriculuminteractwithwebstandards.com interact.webstandards.org/curriculum
  34. 34. =Get the Book Explore the Curriculuminteractwithwebstandards.com interact.webstandards.org/curriculum
  35. 35. Implementation
  36. 36. The Problem: Why aren’t my developers moresynergistically cohesive with our KPIs? I need to incentivize them. Why can’t she grok that coding semantic apps on the backend takes time???
  37. 37. The Solution:Management+ Technology
  38. 38. Our Curriculum Tech-y Bus-y Internet Technology Data Management Project ManagementServer Side Development Analysis and DesignClient Side Development Business Strategy User Experience Capstone Project (9 months) Majority Interact Content Partial Interact Content
  39. 39. What we get from InteractInteresting curriculum and contentAccess to industry professionals.Community of professionals and educatorspassionate about Web standards.Teaching, training, and technologystandards.
  40. 40. Let’s travel back in time to 2001.
  41. 41. the best attorney websitedesign solution on the Web
  42. 42. Process FindabilityCost AccessibilityUser Maintenance MobileExperienceTechnologiesBrowsers Ownership
  43. 43. next steps:
  44. 44. testing
  45. 45. launch(May 2011)
  46. 46. PDF/print
  47. 47. promotion &distribution
  48. 48. grow
  49. 49. biz.webstandards.org (coming soon)
  50. 50. “ Web Standards Sherpa’s experts provide helpful, pragmatic and up-to-date advice on best practices for web professionals everywhere.
  51. 51. Limit your usage to t wo fonts (three atthe absolute most) to help viewersfocus on the words, not how manydifferent fonts are saying them.
  52. 52. Good design, when it’s done well,becomes invisible. It’s only when it’s done poorly that we notice it.
  53. 53. 1 issue a week.
  54. 54. high quality.
  55. 55. it’s ambitious.
  56. 56. $$$
  57. 57. Our Sponsors
  58. 58. Our Partners
  59. 59. webstandardssherpa.com
  60. 60. We want to make the web better. We hope you’ll join us.
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