Category Archives: "INSIDE MY TOOLBOX"

SharePoint Look Book
A nice resource Microsoft has put together to showcase page designs and layouts for Intranets. The designs are great idea starters. If you're unfamiliar with how good SharePoint can look, using [...]
Nielsen Norman Reports on Intranets
The Nielsen Norman Group (NNG) publishes a variety of research reports on Intranet design and usability. They are the gold standard for info and stats on intranet design and user behavior. Each [...]
Portal Examples – Large Corporations
This is a good-sized collection of Intranet screen shots. For the most part they are large corporations with established teams committed to their intranet initiatives--big companies, with big [...]
Inside My Toolbox
I'm starting to collect and share all of the frequently used sources and favorite tools that I use. I think of it as my published Favorites list. As an example, This morning I found a nice little [...]
All things Microsoft UX
The UI Fabric site is all about sharing the design standards Microsoft follows for their products. You'll find fonts, icons, button styles, wireframes and code here. The item I use most [...]
Stepping Users into SharePoint file Storage
Some users need extra time to get comfortable with the concept of managing files with metadata, rather than the detailed folder hierarchy structure we tend to have a love/hate relationship with. [...]
Odd Scaling that makes your Hero image go Yuck
Caution when using Jigsaw Hero images Stephen Collier has a great article that provides guidance on how to use a single image to span a multi-image Hero web part in SharePoint. He calls them [...]