Positive UX: The Power of P2

Published on Nov 18, 2015

P2 from Automattic is an atypical WordPress theme that works for longer posts but really lends itself to quick updates, inline commenting, and real-time communication. In this session, see how a P2-powered internal blog has improved staff communication and cohesion at UCSF Library resulting in a much better user experience for the researchers and students we support.

PRESENTATION OUTLINE

POSITIVE USER EXPERIENCE

THE POWER OF P2

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA

San Francisco
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DIFFERENT SKILLS AND PERSPECTIVES

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SILOS

Are the enemy of good user experience
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DON'T SEEM UNINFORMED OR DISENGAGED

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STAFF MEETINGS ARE NOT ALWAYS EFFECTIVE

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UP TO YOUR NECK IN EMAIL?

P2: FRONT END EDITING, QUICK, EASY

SETTING IT UP

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WORDPRESS

WITH A DASH OF SHIBBOLETH
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CATCH UP

ON THE SCREEN OF YOUR CHOICE

THE POWER OF P2

PROLOGUE + TWITTER = P2

TWO GREAT TASTES THAT TASTE GREAT TOGETHER

CHOICES

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SELECTIVELY ADDED PLUGINS

LET'S LOOK AT SOME EXAMPLE POSTS...

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POTLUCK: EVERYONE CONTRIBUTES AND PARTAKES

THE REALITY

HIGH SCHOOL LUNCH ROOM

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CHALLENGES

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RESPONSES

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POSTED OR COMMENTED? WHY NOT?

INCENTIVE

WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME?

OTHER DIRECTIONS

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THANK YOU