TUG Sunday Service with Lynn Boyden and Dan Klyn

  • decisions are choke points

    • You can’t know whether a decision is good or bad until after you make it

    • participatory decisions are better decisions

      • participatory design creates more ethical design

  • facilitator versus stakeholder

    • should facilitator’s also participate as stakeholders on collaborative, participatory activities

      • YES. No one is neutral

      • YES. Everyone’s feedback is respected, even yours

  • decision framework: quantifying qualitative

  • spaces for communities of practice

    • private, safe spaces

    • official spaces (imprimatur)

    • evangelizing, metastisizing

Akumina SharePoint framework

  • Akumina managed in SharePoint via Akumina’s App Manager.

    • A single App Manager can manage multiple tenants

    • Each tenant can have its own App Manager

    • A single tenant can have multiple App Managers

      • For example, you might do this for authors around the globe

    • App Manager is a SharePoint app

  • Akumina widgets run entirely in the browser

    • Akumina widgets work on Akumina framework

      • Stay evergreen as SharePoint evolves and deprecates other features

  • Akumina front-end

    • Requires only HTML/CSS to develop

      • Can be any HTML/CSS

    • Can live inside of SharePoint or be hosted externally

      • WholeFoods hosts their Akumina pages outside of SharePoint and uses Restful APIs to authenticate via SP and access content that is stored in SharePoint

        • SharePoint used as data storage for Akumina as a headless CMS

      • Could use for public-facing site in this way

        • Only one example of this

        • Power of Akumina lies in SharePoint authentication, identify, and personalization

  • Akumina resources

    • Available via Akumina.com

    • Akumina.github.io

  • Akumina content editor experience

    • Add rows or columns

      • Nest rows and columns

      • Drop widgets inside spaces

  • Akumina deployment

    • Requires Windows

  • Akumina environment

    • NodeJS

  • Akumina add page

    • Security can inherit or override groups who can see page

    • Can metadata from term store

    • Can select layout (rows and columns)

      • Layout lives in a row (1-wide, 2-columsn, etc.)

      • Layouts have one or more “cells”

    • Can create page-specific instances of a widget

    • Widgets can be controlled for each cell

      • Allows you to prevent authors from adding just anything to a cell

  • Akumina personas

    • Set personas

    • Can require app items require a persona

    • Can target list item to a persona