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From Mexico to Proteus


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Jordan Frank and Chris Nuzum, Traction Software. Traction User Group, Oct 15 2010, Newport RI. TUG 2010 Newport slides, agenda and more see

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From Mexico to Proteus

  1. 1. From Mexico to Proteus <ul><li>A change of interface and a change of lifestyle - How to prepare </li></ul><ul><li>Traction User Group 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Jordan Frank & Chris Nuzum </li></ul>
  2. 2. No Nos <ul><li>FAST Search Module </li></ul><ul><li>IE6 - Reverts to Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>Navlinks </li></ul><ul><li>Sub-sections </li></ul><ul><li>Liveblog Interface </li></ul><ul><li>“ On this page” </li></ul><ul><li>Mexico Default / Proteus space over-ride </li></ul>X
  3. 3. New Terms <ul><li>Project --> Space </li></ul><ul><li>Label --> Tag </li></ul><ul><li>Project Management adds: Project, Milestone, Task </li></ul>
  4. 4. Tasks not = To Do <ul><li>Tasks are an entry type which use the To Do tag </li></ul><ul><li>To Do sections will include Tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Task sections do not include non-Task articles tagged To Do </li></ul>
  5. 5. Navlinks to Sidebar Entries <ul><li>Navlinks may come back, tbd based on other approaches. </li></ul><ul><li>Sidebar Entry (per space, default to server level) can be used for navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Link to views or external sites </li></ul><ul><li>Display important information </li></ul><ul><li>Can link to tags but (unlike navlinks) does not do dynamic display based on all / remaining / or prefix groups </li></ul>
  6. 6. Set Status and Profile Spaces <ul><li>None selected is OK, but awkward for Profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Each choice should (at least) allow Everyone to read, author, edit own, publish own </li></ul><ul><li>Consider dedicated space for Profiles (cleaner tag cloud, search, and so on) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Per Space Considerations <ul><li>Edit Wiki Home Article </li></ul><ul><li>Add Table of Contents </li></ul><ul><li>Add Project, Milestone, Tasking sections </li></ul><ul><li>Change existing “todo” driven sections </li></ul><ul><li>Keep or drop “Recent Articles” newspage sections (redundant with Activity, but can be nice to have) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Complete or Close Wizards <ul><li>Front Page Wizard </li></ul><ul><li>Space Page Wizard </li></ul><ul><li>Profile Page Wizard - Must be closed out by each user </li></ul>