Anyone using UNIFY? If so, please comment

27 Jan 2010 - 10:37am
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Douglas Brashear

Hello all,

I'm working on a documentation improvement effort for a client and am
interested in hearing from anyone using the EightShapes UNIFY
deliverable framework ( Specifically, I'm
eager to hear the following:

- Did you modify the system pre- or post-rollout to better
match your organization or clients? If so, would you mind sharing the

- What kind of reaction are you seeing from project
stakeholders, developers and designers?

- Do your designers use the InDesign wireframes as the basis
for their comps, or start from scratch in their tool of choice?

- How do you manage your source files (e.g. dedicated file
server, TeamShare or Basecamp site, true Doc Management Solution or
other)...are you happy with the solution?

- What online forums or communities do you use to connect with
other UNIFY users (if any)?

I'd greatly appreciate any comments you'd care to share. If you'd be
more comfortable sending your input directly to me, my work email is:
dbrashear at

Many thanks in advance!

- Doug

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28 Jan 2010 - 12:40am
nathan at natha...


I've taken a stab at answering your inquiries about what we've seen across the 12-15 larger UX teams we've helped customize the EightShapes Unify framework to suit their needs. Feel free to let me know if you have any further questions.

In order to serve our user community that may be following this list, I've posted the response on our blog at:


Nathan Curtis
Principal, EightShapes LLC

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