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My latest article on the core mannequin was an try and sum up two issues that I may go on about eternally. The Norwegian Most cancers Society (NCS) redesign venture began in January 2012, and we’re nonetheless working collectively. The core mannequin was created by Are Halland in 2006, and we’re nonetheless engaged on that too! In different phrases, there’s much more to say each about that venture and the mannequin.
Placing the core mannequin to make use of in your individual venture
The one factor you actually want to make use of the core mannequin is a pen and paper. To get began, obtain the core mannequin worksheets (downloadable PDF) or take a look at three different examples from case research utilizing the core mannequin.
There’ll even be two core mannequin workshops held within the U.S. this 12 months, one on the IA Summit and one at Confab Intensive.
Utilizing the core mannequin within the day-to-day editorial course of
The article targeted on utilizing the core mannequin within the design course of, however you may as well use the ideas from the core mannequin in your editorial course of.
The editorial workforce behind the Norwegian Most cancers Society is palms down probably the most spectacular editorial workforce I’ve ever met. A workforce that really evaluations all of their content material each three months? Remarkable! However these sensible (and endearing) folks get it carried out.
To study extra about how they work, take a look at this in-depth case examine on content material governance on the NCS and this latest interview about their editorial course of. This presentation additionally has some extra particulars about their content material governance.
Kind design and mobile-first success
A few of the leads to the NCS case examine are, to be sincere, extra about kind design than the core mannequin per se. Beate Sørum, beforehand digital fundraiser on the NCS, now unbiased, has written a three-part weblog collection about how we labored with digital fundraising on the NCS.
Additionally, take a look at our presentation with finest observe recommendation for digital fundraisers offered on the Institute of Fundraising’s Nationwide Conference and this presentation from Responsive Day Out 2, specializing in the cellular outcomes.
How the core mannequin took place
The core mannequin is similar with a number of different approaches and deliverables, for example web page description diagrams, and you might have a look at the core mannequin as only one variant of web page description diagrams. I imagine the distinction is that the core mannequin is greater than a deliverable, it’s additionally an method.
To study extra in regards to the pondering behind the core mannequin, you need to positively view Are Halland’s presentation from the IA Summit in 2007. Even 8 years later, it’s a real delight. It begins with the seven lethal sins of data structure, that are, sadly, nonetheless related!
Much more questions?
The redesign of the Norwegian Most cancers Society was an awesome workforce effort. When you’ve got extra questions in regards to the NCS or the core mannequin, don’t hesitate to ask any of those great folks within the feedback under, or on Twitter:
- Beate Sørum, beforehand digital fundraiser at NCS, now unbiased: @BeateSorum
- Marte Gråberg, internet editor on the NCS: @MarteGraberg
- Monica Solheim Slind, webmaster on the NCS: @SolheimSlind
- Wilhelm Joys Andersen, front-end developer: @WilhelmJA
- Thord Veseth Foss, graphic designer: @ThordFoss
- Eirik Hafver Rønjum, content material strategist: @EirikHafver
- Are Halland, content material strategist and creator of the core mannequin: @AreGH