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Top Line Result: Major worldwide event series becomes easy to organize with interactive Drupal event management platform.
World Usability Day was founded in 2005 by usability expert Elizabeth Rosenzweig to increase awareness of the need for everyday products and services to be more functional, easier to use, and more responsive to the needs of end-users. Taking place the second Tuesday of November, the event is an initiative of the Usability Professionals Association, whose goal is “to ensure that services and products important to human life are easier to access and simpler to use.” The idea is that technology should “serve users first.” 2011’s World Usability Day marks the 7th anniversary of the event, and in those years, WUD has taken hold, with over 153 events in 44 countries attended by over 40,000 people. With this many disparate events worldwide, the organization needed a simple, unified platform for organizers, attendees, and sponsors. WUD needed a website that supported this expanding program:
And, of course, the site itself had to be highly usable!
OHO Interactive built a site that incorporates multiple modules and creative application of the blogging capabilities of Drupal to create a social-media integrated, user-friendly site. The World Usability Day site achieves maximum functionality for a multi-site, multi-organizer event catering to a digitally-savvy audience:
World Usability Day continues to grow, as more organizations support the development of products built to respond to users’ needs. The site is built to be expandable as the event grows in support and scope.