user-centric design posts

Baby steps to user-centric open source development

Coko co-founder Adam Hyde believes that open source projects should be developed with the user, not for the user. That’s pretty much the exact opposite of how most of these projects grow today, with developers scratching their own itch. The user with their needs, interests, preferences, can be an afterthought. Hyde’s been thinking about how…

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Collaborative Product Development

Coko loves the transparency and sharing that are the hallmarks of open source. However Open Source is not just about plunking your code down for all to see, it is about collaboration – working with people to develop products. Coko is developing a best practice framework, a collaborative methodology if you will, for developing successful…

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