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Headers and Footer Tue Mar 27 2007

Header 1. Top navigation links to topic landing pages.

2. Search within Fast Company will require an


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Search Find People algorithm that takes into account the full text of
Fast Company Logo 2
Advanced Search
Go Find Groups
articles, blog posts, etc. as well as tags that are
applied to content. Search Results should
Where Ideas and People Meet Fast Company Google Find Blogs categorize the type of content.
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Home Innovation Technology Leadership Change Management Careers Design Social Responsibility Work/Life
3. Find people will link to the Member Directory
page. Find Groups will link to the Groups
Large Sign-in Bar Directory page. Find Blogs will link to a content
page that lets users search or filter across FC
Staff Blog, FC Expert Blogs, and Member Blogs.
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Already a member? Sign In Here.
4. If users are not logged in, a bar encouraging
Connect with Fast Company 5 6
E-Mail signup and registration will be shown. The
People. Ideas. Networking. Sign up or Learn more elements in this bar are as follows:
Membership is Free. Password
5. Sign up will link to the full registration process
Forgot e-mail or password? Submit 7 flow, which asks users to complete their profile.

6. Learn More will link to a tour, potentially


developed in Flash, that explains how
Compact Sign-in Bar FastCompany.com works.

7. Upon successful sign-in, users will be taken to


8 their Member Homepage. The top bar will be
Sign up Already a member? Sign In!
Connect with Fast Company replaced with a module indicating the user’s name
People. Ideas. Networking. E-Mail
or and number of new messages, and providing the
Membership is Free Password Submit ability to log out.
Learn more
Forgot e-mail or password?
8. A large version of the top bar that appears when
the user is not logged in will be used only on the
homepage. All other pages will use a compact
Logged In Toolbar version of the top bar.
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9. When the user is logged in, a logged-in toolbar


You are logged in as Lynne D. | Log Out should appear on every page, giving them access
My Contacts | My Groups | My Feeds | My Multimedia | My Bookmarks | My Blog | My Settings
You have 4 new messages. to key pages.
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10. My Contacts links to a page listing all the
member’s contacts.
Footer
11. My Groups links to a page listing all the groups
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the member belongs to.
TOPICS SECTIONS BUSINESS NETWORK NEWSLETTERS/RSS FEEDS MAGAZINE
Innovation Fast Company Features Sign In Fast Take Current Issue 12. My Multimedia links to a page showing all the
Technology FC Now Staff Blog Join The Big Idea Issue Archives video, podcasts, slideshows, and PDFs the user
Leadership FC Expert Blogs Learn More FC Now Staff Blog Articles by Topic
Change Management Member Blogs Find People FC Expert Blogs Subscribe
has uploaded.
Careers Fast Talk Find Groups Newsletters by Topic Manage Subscriptions
Design Fast Answers Find Blogs Manage Newsletter Subscriptions Customer Service 13. My Bookmarks links to a page showing all the Fast
Social Responsibility Multimedia Find Events RSS Feeds Advertorials: Company feature articles and blog posts the user
Work/Life Write a Blog Act Fast
About Company of Friends SourceBook
has saved while browsing the site.

14. My Feeds goes to the full RSS reader.


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About Fast Company | Advertise | Online Group Media Kit | Events | Privacy | Terms of Service 15. My Blog takes the user to his blog, if one exists. If
one does not exist, this page links to an
introductory page explaining how to set up and
configure the blog.

16. My settings takes the user to an admin page


where he can change settings like password and
email preferences.

17. A small widget should display their profile name


and link to their member homepage. It should also
display their new messages and link to their
message inbox. This widget should also enable
users to log out.

18. The footer should appear on every page.


Right Column Modules Tue Mar 27 2007

Generic/Specific to Topic Specific to Member Specific to Group Right Column Modules


 Fast Talk 1
?  Fast Talk ?  Fast Talk: Creativity and ?
Innovation Group 6
What's the most important step You suggested these questions:
5 General Conventions
What can ordinary employees do to
people can take to reduce their Which conference do you want to attend this foster innovation within their
carbon footprint? year? Tags will link to a page that aggregates all the content
Question suggested by Lynne Johnson
companies?
Who is your favorite innovative thinker? with that tag, similar to the topic landing pages in the top
Question suggested by Lynne Johnson
What book on design do you recommend to nav. A maximum of three tags will be displayed for
Share your ideas:
other Fast Company readers? Share your ideas: articles and blog posts.

See More Questions Question mark icons in the module header will spawn a
layer that explains what the module is and how it works.
What's the most important step This convention will be used throughout the
people can take to reduce their
See all responses Submit carbon footprint?
2
See all responses Submit Author or Member Names will link to the profile page.
Question suggested by Lynne Johnson

What do you want to ask the Fast Fast Talk


Share your ideas: What do you want to ask the Creativity and
Company community?
Innovation group? 1. Fast Talk will appear on most pages in the site.
Suggest a Question 3 There will be a different Fast Talk question for
Suggest a Question
each of the eight primary topics of the site. This
question, and all associated answers, will be
Have more to say on any topic?
Have more to say on any topic? tagged with this topic. Topic pages and Article
See all responses Submit
Start a Blog 4 pages assigned to a given topic will only show the
Post to the Group Blog
Fast Talk tagged with that topic.
What do you want to ask the Fast
Company community? 2. When users click submit from the Fast Talk
module, they will be taken to the Fast Talk Page,
Suggest a Question which shows the question and the responses in
reverse chronological order. Users can be taken
Have more to say on any topic? directly to this page by choosing see all
responses.
Start a Blog
3. Users who click on Suggest a Question will be
shown the Suggest a Question Layer.

1 Fast Answers: Creativity and 4. Users who click on Start a blog will be taken to a
Fast Answers ? 5 ?
Innovation Group page (running in a Generic Text template) that
Ask our members for business advice explains how to write a blog for Fast Company and
Ask our members for business advice
Get Answers Now 2 what is required for setup.
Get Answers Now

Do you know a good office space 5. The Fast Talk module that appears on the member
architect in Santa Monica? Do you know a good office space homepage and on the member profile page is
architect in Santa Monica?
tailored to the member by showing the questions
Suggest an Answer that he or she has submitted.
Suggest an Answer

6. The Fast Talk module that appears on the group


3 homepage can be limited to only that group. The
group moderator can administer the Q&A and
responses would come only from group members.
See All Answers 4 Submit
See All Answers Submit If a given group does not host their own Fast Talk,
then the module should revert to one that all Fast
Company members can participate in, based on
Most Active Groups: Topic 1
? [Member's] or My Groups 2 tag.

1. Innovation 1. Innovation Fast Answers


5004 Members | 32 Discussions 5004 Members | 32 Discussions
2. Creativity and Innovation 2. Creativity and Innovation
79 Members | 20 Discussions 79 Members | 20 Discussions 1. Fast Answers enables members to ask the
3. Entrepreneurship and Small Business 3. Entrepreneurship and Small Business community a business question.
52 Members | 44 Discussions 52 Members | 44 Discussions
4. Learning Organizations 4. Learning Organizations 2. Clicking Get Answers Now will show a layer in
19 Members | 3 Discussions 19 Members | 3 Discussions which the user can submit a question.
5. Venture Capital 5. Venture Capital
340 Members | 92 Discussions 340 Members | 92 Discussions
3. Users can respond to the current Fast Answers
Find Groups See All Chris's Groups Find Groups question. Responses be sent to the members via
4
messaging. All the Fast Answers responses will be
aggregated on the Fast Answers page.

Featured Members: Topic ? [Member's] or My Contacts ? Featured Members: Creativity ? 4. See All Answers will go to the Fast Answers page,
3
online
and Innovation Group where all the replies to that question are
Lynne d. Johnson, Web Consultant  My Professional Recommendations
now aggregated.
Fast Talk post, 1/1/07 Lynne d. Johnson, Web Consultant online
online  Lynne d. Johnson, Web Consultant Fast Talk post, 1/1/07 now
Josh Rubin, Media Planner
now Fast Talk post, 1/1/07 5. The Fast Answers module that appears on the
Article comment, 12/27/06 Josh Rubin, Media Planner
online online
Josh Rubin, Media Planner Article comment, 12/27/06 group homepage can be limited to only that
Evan Orensten, Brand Strategist now now
Article comment, 12/27/06 group. The group moderator can administer the
Blog post, 12/26/06 Evan Orensten, Brand Strategist
 Evan Orensten, Brand Strategist Blog post, 12/26/06 Q&A and responses would come only from group
Ed Sussman, Editor
Blog post, 12/26/06 members. If a given group does not host their own
Fast Talk post, 12/23/06 Ed Sussman, Editor
Ed Sussman, Editor online
Fast Talk post, 12/23/06 Fast Answers, then the module should revert to
Haewon Kye, Graphic Designer now
Fast Talk post, 12/23/06 one that all Fast Company members can
Article comment, 12/19/06 Haewon Kye, Graphic Designer
 Haewon Kye, Graphic Designer Article comment, 12/19/06 participate in.
Article comment, 12/19/06
Find People
Find People See All Group Members Find People
Groups Modules
See My Network 4 5

1. Most Active Groups: Topic will be automatically


1 Content appears in center column Content appears in center column populated with the top 5 most active groups, using
Most Recommended: Topic ?
an algorithm that looks at the number of active
1. We're Not In Palo Alto Anymore... discussions, the number of new discussions, and
2. Citizen Media: The High School Years the number of new members. All of the groups
3. To Extemporize Is Human shown will be tagged with the appropriate topic.
Each group will be introduced with one line from
4. SLIDESHOW 10 Tips For Making
Sensible Investments the group description (the text will be truncated
with ellipsis.)
5. VIDEO Branding the Music Artist
6. Is Open Source Mania Already Dead?
2. [Member’s] or My Groups will appear on the
7. Stay Just a Little Bit Longer member profile and member homepage. It will
8. The 2006 Customers First Awards show the 5 groups the member belongs to that
9. The Enlightenment of Richard Branson have the most recent activity.
10. Astroturf for Horses
3. See All Groups will link to the Groups Listing
page.

Popular Tags: Topic 1


? [Member's] or My Tags 2
? Popular Tags: Creativity and ? 4. Find Groups will link to the Group Directory.
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Innovation Group Members
Organizational Change • Blogging • Organizational Change • Blogging • Members Modules
Organizational Change • Blogging •
Business Travel • • Careers Business Travel • Careers•
Business Travel • Careers •
Corporate Responsibility • Eco-design • Corporate Responsibility • Eco-design • 1. Featured Members: Topic will be automatically
Corporate Responsibility • Eco-design • populated, using an algorithm that looks at recent
Idea Log • Innovation • Idea Log • Innovation •
Idea Log • Innovation • participation in groups, recent Fast Talk posts, and
Interaction Design • Learning • Mommy Interaction Design • Learning • Mommy blog posts, as well as members who are online
Interaction Design • Learning • Mommy
Track • Networking • Personal Track • Networking • Personal now. These will be limited to the given topic -- all
Track • Networking • Personal
Growth • Outsourcing • Social Media • Growth • Outsourcing • Social Media • the recent activity must be tagged with one of the
Growth • Outsourcing • Social Media •
Social Responsibility • Vegan Social Responsibility • Vegan eight topics.
Social Responsibility • Vegan
Innovators • The Walmart Innovators • The Walmart Innovators • The Walmart 2. [Member’s] or My Contacts will appear on the
Effect Effect Effect member profile and member homepage. It will
show the five contacts the most recent activity.
See More Tags See More Tags
See More Tags
3. Featured Members: Group will appear on group
homepages and will show only featured members
1 Content appears in center column from that group. The module will display five
Most Popular Feeds ?
featured members with recent activity.
1. Freakonomics Blog Add to my page
4. See Network or See All will link to the Contacts
2. Berkun Blog Add to my page
Listing page.
3. Noise Between Stations Add to my page

4. 43 Folders Add to my page 5. Find Members will link to the Member Directory.
5. Lifehacker Add to my page
Most Recommended Content
6. Digital Web Magazine Add to my page

7. Marketing & Strategy Add to my page


1. Most Recommended: Topic will show the articles
8. The Innovation Blog Add to my page
that have been recommended the most by
9. Springwise Add to my page members within the given tag. For more
10. Gawker Add to my page information about recommendations and tags, see
the How Tags Work document.

Poll Position 1 Popular Tags

Would you allow customers to shape your


product, like Silicon Valley Slim Devices 1. The Popular Tags: Topic module will be
does? automatically generated, using an algorithm that
Yes looks at commonly used tags, recent tags, and
No interesting/unusual tags. See more tags will take
I don't know users to a page with the top 100 tags.

See Results Vote 2. [Member’s] or My Tags will appear on the


member profile and member homepage. This
module will be limited to only tags that the user
1 has selected for his profile, blogs, blog posts,
Special Editions ? multimedia, as well as groups the member
belongs to.

3. Popular Tags: Group Members will appear on the


group homepage. This module will be limited to
only tags that have been selected by group
members for their for his profile, blogs, blog posts,
multimedia. This module shows tags chosen by
group members, not just the tags attached to the
group.

Most Popular Feeds

1. Most popular feeds will display on the RSS Reader


setup pages and the RSS Reader itself. It should
show the most popular feeds added to members’
RSS readers. It should not show the default Fast
Company RSS feeds, which are:

• The Big Idea

• Fast Company Features

• Member Contributions

• FC Blogs

Poll Position

1. Poll Position will appear on a few content pages.


Users will have several choices for a short poll.
Clicking vote or clicking see results will take the
user to the Poll Results page.

Special Editions

1. The Special Editions module will link to custom


editorial editions. Each of these buttons will be a
designed graphic.
Homepage Short Tue Mar 27 2007

Search Find People


Homepage (Long Version)
Fast Company Logo Advanced Search
Go Find Groups
Where Ideas and People Meet Fast Company Google Find Blogs 1. Positions in the center well for homepage content
will be fixed, meaning that each content type will
Home Innovation Technology Leadership Change Management Careers Design Social Responsibility Work/Life always appear in the following positions. This
means that elements will update at different times
during the day, and the order of homepage
Already a member? Sign In Here. content will not be reverse chronological. The
order of positions and the expected frequency of
Connect with Fast Company E-Mail updating is as follows:
People. Ideas. Networking. Sign up or Learn more
Membership is Free. Password

Forgot e-mail or password? Submit 2. The Big Idea, updated once each day

3. Fast Company Feature, updated once each day


1
December 13, 2006 RSS Feed Subscribe Now
4. FC Now Staff Blog, updated throughout the day
Today's Big Idea 2
Current Issue 5. FC Expert Blogs, updated throughout the day,
“If employees have to click more than three times to get to information, rotates through the eight topics
they give up.” — Steve Bridges, IT manager, La Agencia de Orci Issue Archives
9 6. Fast Talk, updated throughout the day as new
Agree (243) | Disagree (121) | Comments (34) See More Big Ideas | Subscribe to the Big Idea Daily E-Mail Newsletters and Feeds responses are approved by editors

8 ADVERTISEMENT
Fast Company Feature | 37 recommendations 3 7. Member Blog, updated throughout the day as new
Virgin Atlantic's Comfort Class | by Jeff Hale posts are approved by editors
11
image
How Virgin Atlantic came up with a better airline seat – in (gasp!) coach.
8. Each section label will link to a page that
Richard Branson discusses his latest innovation. 10
aggregates all the content of that type. The
PODCAST The Future of Design
content on each of these pages will be in reverse
Tags: Innovation, Design, Travel Large Rectangle
chronological order. The section label will appear
or
FC Now Staff Blog | December 13, 2006 12:30 pm | 3 recommendations 4 Medium Rectangle in black, but because it is a link, on rollover it
should turn the same shade of blue as the other
Is Open Source Mania Already Dead? | posted by Laura Rich links.
Does the revival of the expert mean we're already over the whole utopian idea of a
democratic, user-generated world? Have we realized it just doesn't work? 9. Clicking agree or disagree from the Big Idea
Tags: Technology, Citizen Journalism, Newspapers module will tally the user’s vote and show an
acknowledgment, but will not take the user to a
FC Design Expert | December 12, 2006 5:30 pm | 3 recommendations 5 new page. Clicking comments will take the user to
 Fast Talk ?
Does Marketing Need a Playbook? | posted by Keith R. a full page that shows the current day’s big idea,
In my eyes, maneuvers used by business leaders, advertising executives, public- What's the most important step with comments listed in reverse chronological
relations managers, politicians, is a lot more about art than science. people can take to reduce their order.
Tags: Design, Marketing, Leadership carbon footprint?
Question suggested by Lynne Johnson 10. The module for Fast Company Features will show
 Fast Talk | December 13, 2006 1:30 pm 6 a thumbnail photo and will have a shaded
Share your ideas: background.
Q. Is innovation better at big companies or small companies? |
suggested by Lynne J. 11. All author names will be linked to a member
A. Small companies. Small companies offer a more creative environment, more profile page. Fast Company journalists will be
flexibility, more freedom to fail, and more attention. | posted by Karen M. required to create a profile. In cases where they
Want to join the conversation? do not comply, a very basic profile will be created
See all responses Submit for them, including minimal information like their
7
Member Blog | December 13, 2006 10:00 a m | 108 recommendations name. Archive articles may not be able to link the
author name to a profile; in these cases the name
Thinking Outside the Cup | posted by Esther Jameson What do you want to ask the Fast
Surprise! Starbucks barista-in-chief Howard Schultz is making a big, bold push into the Company community? will link to the existing author bio or the name
music business. He aims to transform the record industry. may not link at all.
Suggest a Question
Tags: Innovation, Music, Consumer Goods 12. See more content in the main content well will
Want to write a blog for Fast Company? take users to a page that shows all the content in
Have more to say on any topic?
reverse chronological order, and lets users filter
Start a Blog by content type, author, or date.
12
See More Content
13. For Fast Talk see the Right Column Modules
section.
TOPICS SECTIONS BUSINESS NETWORK NEWSLETTERS/RSS FEEDS MAGAZINE
Innovation Fast Company Features Sign In Fast Take Current Issue
Technology FC Now Staff Blog Join The Big Idea Issue Archives
Leadership FC Expert Blogs Learn More FC Now Staff Blog Articles by Topic
Change Management Member Blogs Find People FC Expert Blogs Subscribe
Careers Fast Talk Find Groups Newsletters by Topic Manage Subscriptions
Design Fast Answers Find Blogs Manage Newsletter Subscriptions Customer Service
Social Responsibility Multimedia Find Events RSS Feeds Advertorials:
Work/Life Write a Blog Act Fast
About Company of Friends SourceBook

Copyright © 2006 Mansueto Ventures LLC. All rights reserved. Fast Company, 375 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10017
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Homepage Long Tue Mar 27 2007

Search Find People


Homepage (Long Version)
Fast Company Logo Advanced Search
Go Find Groups
Where Ideas and People Meet Fast Company Google Find Blogs
1. Positions in the center well for homepage content
Home Innovation Technology Leadership Change Management Careers Design Social Responsibility Work/Life will be fixed, meaning that each content type will
always appear in the following positions. This
means that elements will update at different times
Connect with Fast Company Already a member? Sign In Here. during the day, and the order of homepage
People. Ideas. Networking. Sign up or Learn more content will not be reverse chronological. The
E-Mail
Membership is Free. order of positions and the expected frequency of
updating is as follows:
Password

2. The Big Idea, updated once each day


Forgot e-mail or password? Submit
1
3. Fast Company Feature, updated once each day
16
December 13, 2006 RSS Feed  Fast Talk ?
4. FC Now Staff Blog, updated throughout the day
Today's Big Idea 2 What's the most important step
5. FC Expert Blogs, updated throughout the day,
“If employees have to click more than three times to get to information, people can take to reduce their
carbon footprint? rotates through the eight topics
they give up.” — Steve Bridges, IT manager, La Agencia de Orci Question suggested by Lynne Johnson
6. Fast Talk, updated throughout the day as new
12 Agree (243) | Disagree (121) | Comments (34) See More Big Ideas | Subscribe to the Big Idea Daily E-Mail Share your ideas: responses are approved by editors

11 3 7. Fast Company Feature, updated once each day,


Fast Company Feature | 37 recommendations
shows the article from position #1 from the
Virgin Atlantic's Comfort Class | by Jeff Hale previous day
image
How Virgin Atlantic came up with a better airline seat – in (gasp!) coach.
Richard Branson discusses his latest innovation. 13 8. Member Blog, updated throughout the day as new
See all responses Submit
PODCAST The Future of Design
posts are approved by editors
Tags: Innovation, Design, Travel
What do you want to ask the Fast 9. Article Comment, updated throughout the day as
FC Now Staff Blog | December 13, 2006 12:30 pm | 3 recommendations 4 Company community? new comments are approved by editors
Is Open Source Mania Already Dead? | posted by Laura Rich
Suggest a Question 10. Fast Talk, updated throughout the day as new
Does the revival of the expert mean we're already over the whole utopian idea of a
democratic, user-generated world? Have we realized it just doesn't work? responses are approved by editors
Tags: Technology, Citizen Journalism, Newspapers Have more to say on any topic?
11. Each section label will link to a page that
5 Start a Blog aggregates all the content of that type. The
FC Design Expert | December 12, 2006 5:30 pm | 3 recommendations
content on each of these pages will be in reverse
Does Marketing Need a Playbook? | posted by Keith R. chronological order. The section label will appear
In my eyes, maneuvers used by business leaders, advertising executives, public- 16 in black, but because it is a link, on rollover it
relations managers, politicians, is a lot more about art than science. Featured Members ?
should turn the same shade of blue as the other
Tags: Design, Marketing, Leadership Lynne d. Johnson, Web Consultant online links.
now
Fast Talk post, 1/1/07
 Fast Talk | December 13, 2006 1:30 pm 6
Josh Rubin, Media Planner online 12. Clicking agree or disagree from the Big Idea
Article comment, 12/27/06 now
Q. Is innovation better at big companies or small companies? | module will tally the user’s vote and show an
suggested by Lynne J. Evan Orensten, Brand Strategist acknowledgment, but will not take the user to a
Blog post, 12/26/06 new page. Clicking comments will take the user to
A. Small companies. Small companies offer a more creative environment, more
Ed Sussman, Editor a full page that shows the current day’s big idea,
flexibility, more freedom to fail, and more attention. | posted by Karen M. Fast Talk post, 12/23/06 with comments listed in reverse chronological
Want to join the conversation? Haewon Kye, Graphic Designer order.
Article comment, 12/19/06
Fast Company Feature | 37 recommendations 7
13. The module for Fast Company Features will show
2006 Masters of Design | by Jeff Hale 14 Find People
image a thumbnail photo and will have a shaded
Meet the creative businesspeople dialing in to the power of design, and background.
hear sage advice on what design can (and can't) do for your bottom line. ADVERTISEMENT

SLIDESHOW The Future of Design | SLIDESHOW Cool Projects 14. All author names will be linked to a member
Tags: Design, Creativity, Technology profile page. Fast Company journalists will be
required to create a profile. In cases where they
8
Member Blog | December 13, 2006 10:00 a m | 108 recommendations do not comply, a very basic profile will be created
Thinking Outside the Cup | posted by Esther Jameson for them, including minimal information like their
Large Rectangle
Surprise! Starbucks barista-in-chief Howard Schultz is making a big, bold push into the or name. Archive articles may not be able to link the
music business. He aims to transform the record industry. Medium Rectangle author name to a profile; in these cases the name
Tags: Innovation, Music, Consumer Goods will link to the existing author bio or the name
may not link at all.
Want to write a blog for Fast Company?

Article Comment | December 12, 2006 2:30 pm 9 15. See more content in the main content well will
take users to a page that shows all the content in
Article: Leadership: Don't Mess Up | by Joe Robinson reverse chronological order, and lets users filter
Comment: There are 10 things that smart leaders do to help them cope, but those very by content type, author, or date.
actions could mess up their companies, careers, and lives... | posted by member Lynne Subscribe Now
Johnson 16. For Fast Talk and Featured Members see the Right
Current Issue Column Modules section.
 Fast Talk | December 13, 2006 1:30 pm 10
Issue Archives
Q. Is old media dead? | suggested by Lynne J.
A. No, traditional media will still exist far into the future. But its ability to reach a huge Newsletters and Feeds
segment of the population is dead. Old and new media both reach niche markets. |
posted by Karen M.
Want to join the conversation?
15

See More Content

TOPICS SECTIONS BUSINESS NETWORK NEWSLETTERS/RSS FEEDS MAGAZINE


Innovation Fast Company Features Sign In Fast Take Current Issue
Technology FC Now Staff Blog Join The Big Idea Issue Archives
Leadership FC Expert Blogs Learn More FC Now Staff Blog Articles by Topic
Change Management Member Blogs Find People FC Expert Blogs Subscribe
Careers Fast Talk Find Groups Newsletters by Topic Manage Subscriptions
Design Fast Answers Find Blogs Manage Newsletter Subscriptions Customer Service
Social Responsibility Multimedia Find Events RSS Feeds Advertorials:
Work/Life Write a Blog Act Fast
About Company of Friends SourceBook

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Topic Landing Page Tue Mar 27 2007

Search Find People


Topic Landing Page
Fast Company Logo Advanced Search
Go Find Groups
Where Ideas and People Meet Fast Company Google Find Blogs
1. The center content well will show only items that
Home Innovation
Innovation Technology Leadership Change Management Careers Design Social Responsibility Work/Life are tagged with one of the eight topics -- though
1
the tag does not have to be the primary (first) tag.
For example, all the entries on the innovation page
Compact Sign-in OR Logged In Toolbar will be tagged with the term innovation.

December 13, 2006 RSS Feed  Fast Talk ? 2. Positions in the center well for topic landing page
content will be fixed, meaning that each content
Innovation 2
What's the most important step type will always appear in the following positions.
people can take to reduce their This means that elements will update at different
11 Fast Company Feature | 37 recommendations 3
carbon footprint? 14 times during the day, and the order of homepage
Virgin Atlantic's Comfort Class | by Jeff Hale Question suggested by Lynne Johnson content will not be reverse chronological. The
image
How Virgin Atlantic came up with a better airline seat – in (gasp!) coach. order of positions and the expected frequency of
Richard Branson discusses his latest innovation. Share your ideas:
updating is as follows:
PODCAST The Future of Design
Tags: Innovation, Design, Travel 3. Fast Company Feature, updated once each day

FC Now Staff Blog | December 13, 2006 12:30 pm | 3 recommendations 4 4. FC Now Staff Blog, updated once each day, in the
Is Open Source Mania Already Dead? | posted by Laura Rich morning
See all responses Submit
Does the revival of the expert mean we're already over the whole utopian idea of a
5. FC Expert Blogs, updated throughout the day,
democratic, user-generated world? Have we realized it just doesn't work?
What do you want to ask the Fast limited to only blogs or blog posts tagged with the
Tags: Innovation, Citizen Journalism, Newspapers
Company community? given topic
FC Innovation Expert | December 12, 2006 5:30 pm | 3 recommendations5
Suggest a Question 6. Fast Talk, updated throughout the day as new
Does Marketing Need a Playbook? | posted by Keith R. responses are approved by editors
In my eyes, maneuvers used by business leaders, advertising executives, public-
Have more to say on any topic?
relations managers, politicians, is a lot more about art than science. 7. Fast Company Feature, updated once each day,
Tags: Innovation, Marketing, Leadership Start a Blog shows the article from position #1 from the
previous day
 Fast Talk | December 13, 2006 1:30 pm 6
ADVERTISEMENT 8. Member Blog, updated throughout the day as new
Q. Is innovation better at big companies or small companies? | posts are approved by editors
suggested by Lynne J.
A. Small companies. Small companies offer a more creative environment, more 9. Article Comment, updated throughout the day as
flexibility, more freedom to fail, and more attention.| posted by Karen M. new comments are approved by editors
Want to join the conversation?
Large Rectangle 10. Fast Talk, updated throughout the day as new
Fast Company Feature | 37 recommendations or responses are approved by editors
7
Medium Rectangle
2006 Masters of Design | by Jeff Hale image
11. The section label will link to a page that
Meet the creative businesspeople dialing in to the power of design, and aggregates all the content of that type. The
hear sage advice on what design can (and can't) do for your bottom line. content on each of these pages will be in reverse
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Profile views # 5 22 Fast Talk post, 1/1/07
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system should display up to 999 items. Any
Fast Talk post, 12/23/06
numbers higher than that should be represented
10 Find feeds from around the web 12 ?  Haewon Kye, Graphic Designer
Add Content as 999+.
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X the user to her message inbox.
Today's Big Idea
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5004 Members | 32 Discussions 6. The number of new member connection requests
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image 340 Members | 92 Discussions aggregates all the comments.
How Virgin Atlantic came up with a better airline seat – in (gasp!) coach.
Richard Branson discusses his latest innovation. 26
See All My Groups Find Groups 8. The number of new professional recommendations
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Fast Company Feature | 37 recommendations delete them if desired.
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SLIDESHOW The Future of Design | SLIDESHOW Cool Projects 10. The center well is an RSS reader that enables
What book on design do you recommend to
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What's the most important step
Q. Is innovation better at big companies or small companies? | feeds to display on this page.
people can take to reduce their
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11. Based on the user’s stated interests (gathered
A. Small companies. Small companies offer a more creative environment, more Question suggested by Lynne Johnson
during registration), the site can recommend
flexibility, more freedom to fail, and more attention.| posted by Karen M.
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Tags: Innovation, Music, Consumer Goods (New York Times Business shown here). Users will
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Company community?
FC Blogs X headlines per source is two.

FC Now Staff Blog | December 13, 2006 12:30 pm | 3 recommendations Suggest a Question
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Is Open Source Mania Already Dead? | posted by Laura Rich clicking the [x] close button. This should display a
Does the revival of the expert mean we're already over the whole utopian idea of a Have more to say on any topic? layer confirming the user really wants to delete
democratic, user-generated world? Have we realized it just doesn't work? Start a Blog
the source.
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Wal-Mart Says Health Plan Is Covering More Workers
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Wal-Mart is expected to announce that the number of workers enrolled in the module from the page. This should display a layer
company’s health plan rose 8 percent last fall. confirming the user really wants to delete the
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Economic Scene: Rethinking Why Crazy Eddie Wouldn’t Be Undersold, and
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New members: 5 Central Park Stroll – Fifth Ave & 67th Street confirming the user really wants to delete the
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New discussion topics: 5 Issue Archives
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New comments: 36
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22. A checkmark should indicate contacts that the
What My Contacts Are Saying 19 20
X member has also given a professional
29
My Tags ? recommendation to.
Based on your interests, we've found 3 new members for you. 18
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24. Find People should link to the member directory.
Comment: There are 10 things that smart leaders do to help them cope, but those very Idea Log • Innovation •
actions could mess up their companies, careers, and lives... Interaction Design • Learning • Mommy 25. The My Groups module should show a maximum
Track • Networking • Personal of five groups that the member belongs to. If the
Growth • Outsourcing • Social Media • user belongs to more than five groups, then See
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Social Responsibility • Vegan All My Groups should go to the full listing. (This
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suggested by Lynne J. Innovators • The Walmart
A. Small companies. Small companies offer a more creative environment, more Effect 26. Find Groups should link to the groups directory.
flexibility, more freedom to fail, and more attention.
See More Tags 27. The Fast Talk module should display the three
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If there are more than three questions total, then
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Microsoft Training Video with Ricky Gervais
Microsoft UK made this super funny training video starring Ricky Gervais from the 28. For the Fast Talk and Fast Answers modules, see
British edition of "The Office." the Right Column Modules section.
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29. The My Tags module will be automatically
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See My Network to Fast Talk posts, blog posts, the groups that the
member belongs to, and the feeds the member
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Last Update December 27, 2006 | 2:53 PM ET Chris's Contacts 10 ?
2. The member name, job title, company name, and
24 Professional Recommendations | Member Since 8/15/06  Chris's Professional Recommendations
4 location should appear here. Users should be able
 Lynne d. Johnson, Web Consultant to request a v-card from the member
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Marketing Manager Josh Rubin, Media Planner online 3. If the user has uploaded a photo, it should appear
Add Member as a Contact now here. If there is no photo, then the text will appear
Acme International Article comment, 12/27/06
 Evan Orensten, Brand Strategist flush left -- do not show an icon or other generic
New York, NY, USA Recommend Professionally
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Request V-card Invite to a Group Ed Sussman, Editor online
Fast Talk post, 12/23/06 now 4. The main actions the user can take on this profile
 Haewon Kye, Graphic Designer appear as buttons at the top. (Note that these
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Bio 3. Entrepreneurship and Small Business profile information.
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Most recently I founded and led the National Enterprise Solutions practice which 4. Learning Organizations
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19 Members | 3 Discussions
organizations to better communicate, collaborate, knowledge share and perform... on the member profile. This activity should
7 5. Venture Capital
See Full Profile 340 Members | 92 Discussions include: making a comment on an article, writing a
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Chris's Recent Content 6
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elements should appear here. See More Content
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should link to a page displaying all the user’s
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suggested by Lynne J.
7. Other users should be able to subscribe to this
A. Small companies. Small companies offer a more creative environment, more
member’s content. They should be given the
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Thinking Outside the Cup this member displays on his member homepage.
Surprise! Starbucks barista-in-chief Howard Schultz is making a big, bold push into the This area will NOT show the standard feeds from
music business. He aims to transform the record industry. Fast Company (The Big Idea, Feature Articles,
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Newsletters and Feeds Content should link to a page displaying all the
Member Multimedia | December 12, 2006 2:30 pm 17 articles this user has recommended, in reverse
?
chronological order from the date he made the
Microsoft Training Video with Ricky Gervais  Fast Talk ?
recommendation.
Microsoft UK made this super funny training video starring Ricky Gervais from the
British edition of "The Office." Chris suggested these questions:
10. The [Member’s] Contacts module should show
VIDEO  Microsoft UK Training Video Which conference do you want to attend this
five recently active contacts. Recent activity could
year?
Tags: Technology, Funny, Microsoft include being online now, having recently written a
Who is your favorite innovative thinker?
Fast Talk post, having recently written an article
What book on design do you recommend to comment, or having recently written a blog post.
! Report Content See More Content other Fast Company readers?
16
8 11. A checkmark should indicate contacts that the
Chris's Feeds ? See More Questions
member has also given a professional
Freakonomics Blog Add To My Page
What's the most important step recommendation to.
Authors' Blog by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner people can take to reduce their
Tags: Social Responsibility, Finance, Trends carbon footprint? 12. The See [Member’s] Network link should take the
Question suggested by Lynne Johnson user to the full list of all the contacts.
Silicon Valley Watcher Add To My Page
Former Financial Times reporter Tom Foremski and team. Share your ideas: 13. Find People should link to the member directory.
Reporting on the business and culture of innovation and profiling
the emerging companies and personalities of Silicon Valley. 14. The [Member’s] Groups module should show a
Tags: Technology, Finance, Innovation maximum of five groups that the member belongs
to. If the user belongs to more than five groups,
Corporate Social Responsibility then See All [Member’s] Groups should go to the
Add To My Page Submit
This site aims to be a resource for people who want to be See all responses full listing. (This can be shown on a layer or as a
change agents within their business for corporate social full page reload.)
responsibility.
What do you want to ask the Fast
Tags: Social Responsibility, Culture 15. Find Groups should link to the groups directory.
Company community?

Chris's Recommendations 9 ? 16. The Fast Talk module should display the three
Suggest a Question
most recent questions the member has suggested
Fast Company Feature | 37 recommendations and that have been chosen by editors to be posted.
Have more to say on any topic? If there are more than three questions total, then
Virgin Atlantic's Comfort Class | by Jeff Hale
How Virgin Atlantic came up with a better airline seat – in (gasp!) coach. the additional questions should display in a layer
image Start a Blog
Richard Branson discusses his latest innovation. (not a full page reload). Each of the questions
PODCAST The Future of Design should link to the full page of questions and
Tags: Innovation, Design, Travel Fast Answers ? responses.

Fast Company Feature | 37 recommendations Ask our members for business advice 17. For the Fast Talk module, see the Right Column
Get Answers Now Modules section.
2006 Masters of Design | by Jeff Hale
Meet the creative businesspeople dialing in to the power of design, and image 18. The [Member’s] Tags module will be
Do you know a good office space
hear sage advice on what design can (and can't) do for your bottom line. automatically generated based on the tags
architect in Santa Monica?
SLIDESHOW The Future of Design | SLIDESHOW Cool Projects associated with Fast Talk questions the user has
Tags: Design, Creativity, Technology Suggest an Answer responded to, tags the user has applied to blog
posts, tags associated with groups that the
See More Recommendations member belongs to, and the feeds the member
subscribes to. See more tags will take users to a
page with the top 100 tags.
See All Answers Submit

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Chris's Tags ?

Organizational Change • Blogging •


Business Travel • Careers

Corporate Responsibility • Eco-design •

Idea Log • Innovation •


Interaction Design • Learning • Mommy
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You are logged in as Lynne D. | Log Out
My Contacts | My Groups | My Feeds | My Multimedia | My Bookmarks | My Blog | My Settings
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1. The top of the page should show the number of
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1
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10
and Innovation Group will be gathered from a monthly survey of group
Creativity and Innovation Group 4 Group Coordinator
Lynne D. Johnson members.
Lynne d. Johnson, Web Consultant online
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3 Post to Group Blog 2. The top section of the page shows all the activity
Since your last visit: 2 Josh Rubin, Media Planner online
Article comment, 12/27/06 in the group since the user’s last login. The
Send a Message to Group now
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Evan Orensten, Brand Strategist
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New members ## as 999+.
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Group Description 5 homepage appear as buttons at the top.
Article comment, 12/19/06
Welcome to the new Creativity & Innovation group! This new forum is a terrific
opportunity for innovators and entrepreneurs everywhere to network, share ideas, ask 4. The name of the group coordinator should be
See All Group Members Find People
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operations – the DNA – of our companies' operations. This forum is the platform... a Fast Company editor as the coordinator, so
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See Full Group Description Innovation Group group coordinator has chosen an icon or logo for
New Content: Creativity and Innovation Group 6 What can ordinary employees do to the group, then the image should appear here. If
foster innovation within their there is no image, then the text will appear flush
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Question suggested by Lynne Johnson
Q. Is innovation better at big companies or small companies? |
5. The group description, which should be provided
suggested by Lynne J. Share your ideas:
by the group coordinator or when new groups are
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