Talks / Presentations?

Mara Hancock mara at
Fri Aug 31 22:27:01 UTC 2007


On Aug 31, 2007, at 11:54 AM, Colin Clark wrote:

> Hi George,
> I was just about to send a note about scheduling something when  
> your post came through. Thanks for following up on this.
> My suggestion is to schedule a open Fluid teleconference to chat  
> about areas for Oracle to collaborate with Fluid sometime in the  
> next few weeks. I like your suggestions for topics, these are very  
> relevant issues for Fluid.
> Given the fact that there are a number of designers in the Sakai  
> community who already meet regularly to talk about design patterns,  
> perhaps we could schedule the meeting in the same time slot so they  
> are all able to attend? This group meets on Mondays from 6-7pm EDT.
> What does the rest of the community think about this idea?
> Colin
> George Hackman wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I have been out of the loop for a while catching up after a  
>> vacation... I am not sure where we landed as far as me giving a  
>> talk at some time.  Should we just schedule something? Again, here  
>> are some topics...
>> * UI design patterns and how we use them at Oracle to promote  
>> usability and consistency.   This is a big help for us as we have  
>> a lot of developers to support with a fairly small UX team.
>> * Accessibility and evolving standards.  Accessibility is key to  
>> us as we sell lots of software to the government.  I could talk  
>> about our program and what we are doing here.
>> * Usability methods that we use at Oracle (Customer visits  
>> (ethnography),  usability testing (remote and local) etc.).  You  
>> are probably familiar with most of these, but I could call out  
>> what we do differently or uniquely.
>> Thanks,
>> George
> -- 
> Colin Clark
> Technical Lead, Fluid Project
> Adaptive Technology Resource Centre, University of Toronto
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