Site name: IEEE TryEngineering Site URL:  https://tryengineering.org Site purpose: The IEEE TryEngineering website was re-launched recently. TryEngineering aims to empower educators to foster the next generation of technology innovators. The site provides educators and students with resources, lesson plans, and activities that engage and inspire. How does this affect the IEEE digital presence? The digital experience […]

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  In October of 2018, Google announced that it would sunset the consumer version of the Google+ (Google Plus) social media platform. Enterprise customers using Google+ within companies through G Suite will continued to be supported and Google will be launching new features purpose-built for businesses. Now Google has released details on how the consumer […]

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Frequently in user research, people describe how they think technology works. Sometimes those theories are accurate, but most often they are not. People’s theories are often shaped by their environment, their knowledge, and/or their experience. This in turn impacts how they use technology (including online websites and mobile apps).  Here is an interesting read on […]

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Site name: IEEE TryEngineering Summer Institute Site URL:  https://tryengineeringinstitute.ieee.org/ Site purpose: The IEEE TryEngineering Summer Institute website was re-launched on November 1, 2018. The website aims to promote the TryEngineering Summer Institute program for high school students that invites them to experience several different fields of engineering in an on-campus environment. How does this affect […]

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Site name: IEEE Standards Association URL: standards.ieee.org Launch date: 29 August 2018 Site redesign purpose: Provides a new look and feel, simpler navigation, and a fully responsive layout. The goal is to provide site visitors with a simple way to find IEEE Standards products and services. The new site will also provide internal stakeholders with […]

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Often, it can seem like efforts to improve design, user experience, search engine optimization, accessibility, and a host of other elements that affect the overall brand experience can be difficult to quantify. How is it possible to show the success of these efforts? When done well and with appropriate plans to measure, it is imminently […]

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