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Sanette Tanaka Sloan Senior Product Designer at Vox Media @ssktanaka

MARCH 09 2018

2018 NICAR CONFERENCE

Innovating on a legacy platform


2018 /// INTRODUCTION


2018 /// 2018 HOW ///TO BETTING APPROACH ON AABETTER NEW INTERFACE UX


2018 2018 /// /// HOW INNOVATING TO APPROACH ON A LEGACY A NEW PLATFORM INTERFACE


ARTICLE

FEATURE

STORYSTREAM

MAP

VIDEO STORY


Stories made in the “feature template” across brands

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Story packages 2018 /// INNOVATING ON A LEGACY PLATFORM


A package is a collection of related stories, usually united by a central landing page with links to all the stories. 2018 /// INNOVATING ON A LEGACY PLATFORM


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We wanted to make a bet on a better user experience.

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Having more structure is not a revolutionary concept, but it deviated from the way we made packages in the past. 2018 /// INNOVATING ON A LEGACY PLATFORM


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Even on legacy products, there are still opportunities to experiment and make bets.

2018 /// INNOVATING ON A LEGACY PLATFORM


How might we make our legacy products work harder? How might we take bets with new projects?

Questions to get you started

How might we rethink storytelling from the product perspective? How might we extend our platforms and audience reach? How might we reduce inefficiencies in our reporters’ workflows? How might we guide storytelling to better serve our audience’s needs?

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Innovating on a Legacy Platform  

At Vox Media, we try to approach even our oldest technologies with an innovative lens. This lightning talk, originally presented at NICAR 20...

Innovating on a Legacy Platform  

At Vox Media, we try to approach even our oldest technologies with an innovative lens. This lightning talk, originally presented at NICAR 20...

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