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The Train Track Gauge of the Future - Solving Usability Problems with Web Standards Today

Tara Cleveland & Stephanie Troeth
Toronto Usability Summit
23 May 2003
What are the usability problems today which can be solved by adopting Web standards?

Why Standards?

Why Standards?

map of the train lines across North America

What are Web Standards?

What are the underlying concepts of Web standards?

How do these strategies affect usability?

What is usability?

Who is the user?

In the life of a Web site, the user (consumer) can be:

What are the benefits ...?

In short, money and effort

... and the disadvantages?

These are perceived disadvantages.

How do we embrace Web standards?