The Visual CMS – A Guided Tour of an Outside-In Content Management User Interface

A session at DrupalCamp Toronto 2016 (10th Anniversary)

Friday 15th April, 2016

2:30pm to 3:30pm (EST)

Speaker: Michael Keara

Drupal is regarded as a leading Content Management System. But how does Drupal’s user experience actually stack up for real life content management tasks? One metric is how quickly non-technical content providers and managers can (or can’t) learn how to do their jobs.

As a User Experience specialist and Drupal developer, Michael Keara uses the Drupal platform to build CMS interfaces that users grasp readily. The secret? Look at things from the outside-in – the way real users see their web sites. In this presentation Michael takes you on a guided tour of an outside-in CMS UI he has built for a large, multi-brand food website. Starting with the fundamental UX design principles, Michael demonstrates the methods used to manage real content and delves into a new alternative to Workbench for managing workflow – from the outside in.

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Michael Keara

Usability Specialist,Software Designer,Drupal Developer/Themer,Artist,Latin Dancer

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Time 2:30pm3:30pm EST

Date Fri 15th April 2016

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