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OKR 2: Allow for customization and individuality

As we set to define our objectives, we knew our second objective would be important for adoption because it helped people make it their own: Allow for customization and individuality in the new pattern library. How…

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OKR 1: Create a foundational, deeply-rooted pattern library

As we talked about in the previous post, Measuring What We Do, the only way to know you have accomplished something is to create a goal, and then set measurable objectives to accomplish it. So for…

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Measuring What We Do

If you want to accomplish something, you have to set a goal, and today I’d like to talk about initial goals we set for ALPS as we started this phase of the project. During the initial part of the engagement with Superfriendly, their research team talked with 25 different individuals from around the world that build…

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Adventist Living Pattern System

As we approached the kickoff of this project, I have spent a lot of time thinking about what we call what we are doing. When it was launched, it was called the “Adventist Design Framework”. But…

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Who We Are Building For

In the early discussions of this project with Superfriendly, Dan Mall encouraged that we start this project by doing user research. They wanted to talk with 15-20 people who would be using the end product.…

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It’s Happening

Nearly three years ago, the Adventist Design Framework, and Adventist.org, was launched. While it was a huge effort to launch what is there, in the ensuing year, not much tangible has happened. The Design Framework was launched with…

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