posted on Jan, 4 2010 @ 03:59 PM
2010 will be an ambitious year on several fronts for us here at the "ATS Front Office." Several projects are planned with lots of interesting
potential. One of them is the "ATS 2010" initiative.
What is ATS 2010?
In short, we're seeking to re-imagine the structure, technology, and functionality of a discussion board in this third decade of text-based
user-generated content on the Internet. In my mind, no legacy attribute of ATS, and discussion boards in general, is sacred as we look back at what
works, what doesn't, and what will carry compelling participation into this decade and beyond.
This will be no simple cosmetic upgrade... we're looking to accomplish a comprehensive relaunch and set the standard that others will emulate.
What ATS 2010 isn't
It won't be in a vacuum. Since this will likely be a huge effort that ends up effecting your daily interaction with the site, your input will be
critical to the success. In fact, I doubt it can be successful without.
Getting started: Creative design
The first step is to ask our members which sites posses a creative look and feel that you admire. For now, don't consider functionality, features,
performance, or even usability -- among all the web sites you've encountered, what two or three sites struck you as having a great creative
Post a link to the site's home page (or well-designed interior page), and a brief explanation about why you like it.