We design our open data site with users. It's not enough to publish the data; our goal is publish the right data, in the right way, to make it as useful as possible.
Fundamental to any content strategy is the process of balancing user needs, business objectives, and workflow requirements. Evaluating those variables leads to the real challenge to come: making difficult content choices.
We've been using journey maps as communication tools to share domain knowledge and information about user experiences.
We've been exploring options for the geographic representation of revenue data. In this post, we explore the variability in revenue data by county (with Python) and produce a choropleth map (with D3.js).
How we modified this blog's starter template to apply the DRY (Don't Repeat Yourself) principle to content architecture for author details.