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Ten Best Intranets of 2010

•Enbridge, Inc., a leader in energy transportation and distribution in North America (Canada)

•GE, a diversified technology, media, and financial services company (US)

•Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), a nonprofit medical research organization (US)

•Huron Consulting Group, a consulting company (US)

•Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), a NASA Center that manages robotic spacecraft exploration of Earth, the solar system, and the universe (US)

•The MITRE Corporation, a not-for-profit organization managing four federally funded research and development centers (US)

•SCANA Corp., a Fortune 500 energy-based holding company (US)

•Trend Micro, Inc., a leader in Internet content security (Japan)

•URS Corporation, a leading provider of engineering, construction, and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies (US)

•Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Walmart), a retailer with more than 8,000 retail units under 53 different banners in 15 countries (US).

Source: Useit.com

Ten Best Intranets of 2009

. ltran, a large engineering and innovation consultancy (France)

. Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), a developer of computer and graphics processors (USA)

. BASF SE, the world’s leading chemical manufacturing company (Germany)

. COWI Group A/S, a consulting group focusing on engineering, environmental science, and economics (Denmark)

. Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (DTT), a global professional services network providing audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services (a Global member organization)

. Environmental Resources Management (ERM), one of the world’s leading providers of environmental consulting services (Global)

. HSBC Bank Brazil (Brazil)

. Kaupthing Bank (Iceland)

. L.L.Bean, a vendor of apparel and outdoor equipment (USA)

. McKesson Corporation, a large provider of pharmaceuticals, medical supplies, and health care information technologies (USA).

Source: Useit.com

Mobile web traffic in India

AdMob announced that mobile web traffic in India has crossed a milestone figure of One Billion per month.

Since the inception of its India Operations in June 2009, mobile web traffic in India has increased significantly from 502 million to 1.2 Billion in March 2010.

“We are thrilled to reach and cross this landmark figure of over One Billion and hope to continue contributing toward the mobile ecosystem in India. The reported growth of over a 100 percent in less than a year is a testament to the growing Indian mobile web marketplace, we look forward to what is next given improved data plans and enhanced device capabilities” said Jeff Merkel, VP and Managing Director for APLA.

India generates the second highest Mobile Web traffic globally on the AdMob platform following the USA. According to Mahesh Narayanan, Country Manager India, AdMob “Mobile ownership and usage far outstrips ownership of PCs with Internet access in India. In the near future Mobile Internet usage is going to overtake fixed line internet usage in India.”

The AdMob platform includes a network of premium publishers and high quality content. Advertisers have the unique opportunity to drive consumer acquisition and brand engagement on the mobile web using this platform.

W3CAG

W3C Accessibility Guidelines

1. Provide equivalent alternatives to auditory and
visual content.
2. Don’t rely on color alone
3. Use markup and style sheets and do so properly
4. Clarify the usage of natural language
5. Create tables that transform gracefully
6. Ensure that pages featuring new technologies
transform gracefully
7. Ensure user control of time-sensitive content changes
8. Ensure direct accessibility of embedded user
interfaces
9. Design for device-independence
10. Use interim solutions
11. Use W3C technologies and guidelines
12. Provide context and orientation information
13. Provide clear navigation mechanisms
14. Ensure that documents are clear and simple


Mobile Usability Guidelines

Meet user’s needs quickly
Design mobile friendly pages
Don’t repeat the navigation on all the pages
Distinguish clearly selected items
Make user input as simple as possible
Show only essential information in the mobile

10 Best Intranets of 2008

Bank of America, US
Bankinter S.A., Spain
Barnes & Noble, US
British Airways, UK
Campbell Soup Company, US
Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corporation, US
IKEA North America Service, LLC, US
Ministry of Transport, New Zealand
New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, Australia
SAP AG, Germany

Source: useit.com

Usability/User Experience Listed among the Best Careers for 2008!


http://www.usnews.com/articles/business/best-careers/2007/12/19/usabilityuser-experience-specialist-executive-summary.html

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