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June - July 2020: How to Make Sense of Any Mess

Author: Abby Covert
Paperback ISBN: 9781500615994
Also available on Kindle
  1. June 15-19
    • Chapter 1 Identify the Mess
    • Chapter 2 State Your Intent
  2. June 22-26
    • Chapter 3 Face Reality
    • Chapter 4 Choose a Direction
  3. June 29 - July 3
    • Chapter 5 Measure the Distance
    • Chapter 6 Play with Structure
  4. July 6-10
    • Chapter 7 Prepare to Adjust

March - May 2020: Every Page is Page One

Author: Mark Baker
Paperback ISBN: 9781937434281
  1. March 2-8
    • Chapter 1 Introduction
    • Chapter 2 Include it all. Filter it afterward
    • Chapter 3 The distributed nature of content on the web
  2. March 9-15
    • Chapter 4 Information architecture top down
    • Chapter 5 Information architecture bottom up
  3. March 16-22
    • Chapter 6 What is a topic?
    • Chapter 7 EPPO topics are self-contained
  4. March 23-29
    • Chapter 8 EPPO topics have a specific and limited purpose
    • Chapter 9 EPPO topics conform to a type
  5. March 30-April 5
    • Chapter 10 EPPO topics establish their context
    • Chapter 11 EPPO topics assume the reader is qualified
  6. April 6-12
    • Chapter 12 EPPO topics stay on one level
    • Chapter 13 EPPO topics link richly
  7. April 13-19
    • Chapter 14 Writing ever page is page on topics
    • Chapter 15 Every page is page one topics and the big picture
    • Chapter 16 Sequence of tasks vs. sequence of topics
    • Chapter 17 EPPO and minimalism
  8. April 20-26
    • Chapter 18 Structured writing
    • Chapter 19 Metadata
    • Chapter 20 Linking
  9. April 27-May 3
    • Chapter 21 Reuse
    • Chapter 22 Making the case for every page is page one
    • Chapter 23 Afterword: EPPO, but not for everything