Today is World Usability Day – How will YOU Celebrate It?

clock November 12, 2009 12:57
Across the world, designers of everything from cell phones to Web sites are celebrating World Usability Day today. Founded in 2005 as an initiative of the Usability Professionals' Association, World Usability Day is an annual event highlighting the importance of good design and ease-of-use in everyday products and services, including government Web sites.

Today is the day to commit to making your site or application more usable over the coming year—you can start by setting up a free usability consult with Wendy Littman ( or 301-525-7521), or read on for other simple ideas. [More]

Electronic Newsletters: Standards and Best Practices Update

clock November 3, 2009 18:56
The EERE Web enterprise currently offers more than 25 public and private electronic e-newsletters. As part of our efforts to distinguish between communication "standards" and "best practices," we've updated the electronic newsletter page. [More]