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Please give your opinion on our new forum design...
Jaap de Jonge, CEO, Netherlands, Editor
Hi, we recently improved our management forums:
1. A new 'horizontal design' instead of columns. Looks better and improves the readability.
2. Small pictures of the authors are added so you can see who contributed that topic or reaction. It also rewards the authors for their contribution to our knowledge network...
3. When you click a forum topic, it opens in a new window (page) with a big font, showing all the reactions and the reaction box. Again: improving the readability.
4. All topics are now easier to find when you enter a search.
5. Comments and reactions can be sorted by rating. This will show the best ideas at the top.
- Do you like our new forum design? Please vote (green or red thumbs up/down).
- Do you have an improvement suggestion? Please add a reaction below......
 

 
New Forum Design
Timmy Baksh, Analyst, Trinidad and Tobago, Member
Looks good, I think the question is to the manager of the site... If this design is easier and more efficient to manage then I have no problems with t...
 

 
New Layout
Gintaras, Student (University), United States, Member
Looks good! Great job!...
 

 
More User Friendly
Srikumar Varma, India, Member
Looks as if this is going to be a lot more user friendly. Let's see how the others too react....
 

 
Allows Easy Reading
Andrew Julius Bende, Student (Other), Uganda, Member
This looks good, I also agree that it makes reading and following the discussion easier.
Great job....
 

 
Example of Good Discussion
K T Hin, Consultant, Malaysia, Member
Last week's reactions on emotional intelligence helps the readers to lead their people ...
 

 
Use of Pagewidth
P.F. Brok, Management Consultant, Netherlands, Member
Looks good. The 1 column does (on my screen) even allows more pagewidth. Would it be possible to make this ajustable?...
 

 
Allows Dynamic Interaction
Jose Duran
It's just OK. As long as it allows us to interact in a dynamical method-way. Undoubtedly it will elicit much more reactions. Thanks....
 

 
Makes Learning More Enjoyable
edward sevume, Sweden, Member
Readability improvements, followup on topics and adding pictures on contributing members makes 12manage more enjoyable. I give this a thumbs up and wo...
 

 
New Forums
Paul Letendre, Manager, United States, Member
I like it....
 

 
More User Friendly
Barry Hill, Turnaround Manager, United Kingdom, Member
I find the new layout easier to read and more 'user friendly'....
 

 
Like New GUI
S.E. Querido, Consultant, Netherlands, Member
Much more clear; like this new GUI. Thanks!...
 

 
Makes it Easier to Discuss
isa Moh'd Khalifa, Human Resorses, Bahrain, Member
To manage well, do thing easy and well, and I can see you that your new one is a better forword one.
Wish you all the best in your future aim....
 

 
User Friendly and Quick
Sibusiso Mhlongo, Project Manager, South Africa, Member
More user-friendly and quick to follow....
 

 
Good Format
Jacob Andrews, Manager, United Arab Emirates, Member
Change is always good....
 

 
Encouraging Forum Design
Phillip Nel, Director, South Africa, Member
Definitely a more encouraging, user friendly design....
 

 
Good Overview
Kamal Kalsi, Director, Denmark, Member
I like the new design. Gives a good overview. Congrats!...
 

 
Easy Reading and Search
Mauro Mendoza, Manager, Peru, Member
It is a better as it allows easy reading and less complicated search. Congratulations. Mauro....
 

 
Better then before...
SETIONO WINARDI, Business Consultant, Indonesia, Member
It is the better rather then before, thank you for admin....
 

 
Impressive
Tauheed Ahmed Khan, Analyst, India, Member
Design is pretty impressive, almost as impressive as the one that went before. But I say a change is just a change ~ for the better or worse time will...
 

 
Many Good Links
una healy, Manager, Ireland, Member
Busy page - but lots of excellent links to follow....
 

 
Congratulations
Raul Costa, Business Consultant, Portugal, Member
Much better... Congratulation admin....
 

 
Missing Name and Country
Erdohegyi Gabor , Management Consultant, Hungary, Member
I loved the former version. That one, to me, seemed to be more informative. Here I miss the name and country of the authors of the comments. However, ...
 

 
Easy to Read
Jorge Cornejo, Management Consultant, Peru, Member
It looks great, it facilitates easy reading. Congratulations!...
 

 
New Forum Design Looking Quite Good
RIBES Bernard, Coach, France, Member
I have been using this forum since recently, but this is looking quite good. Thanks....
 

 
Looking Nice and Easy to Use
WALTER Pascal
Nice design; easy to use; congratulation....
 

 
Why Forum Redesign?
Cengiz Pak, Strategy Consultant, Turkey, Member
Why are you changing the design?

Ed: To make 12manage easier to use....
 

 
More Clear and Practical
Raul Francisco Vinas, Director, Argentina, Member
I find the new forums more clear and practical. I like it. Congratulations!...
 

 
Enjoying New Forum Design
DR.VIVEK DIWADKAR., Business Consultant, India, Member
The change is just brilliant, we, I and my wife who is also a web follower are enjoying it......
 

 
World Wide Reach
Prof. Alkis S. Magdalinos, Business Consultant, Greece, Member
Hi Jaap, the new forum design is excellent! What is even better is your world-wide reach, giving us participants a taste of global opinions on the var...
 

 
Is Entering Title Needed?
Simon Raistrick, Business Consultant, United Kingdom, Member
Seems OK. I use forums a lot and have used better. When entering a post, the title seems superfluous.

Ed: Simon, thank you for your su...
 

 
Format is Best When Least Cluttered
KATHRYN STEINER, MBA, Entrepreneur, United States, Member
Dear Editor, I don't know how to design a web page, although it is on my to do list lol. You will have a challenge as you have more participants on yo...
 

 
Include the Date
Bob Mason, Management Consultant, United States, Member
Looks good. Could you also include the date for postings. I'd like to know how recent comments are.

Ed: not a bad suggestion at all, B...
 

 
Time Saving
Ajay Devaraj, Business Consultant, India, Member
Congratulations to the team that has re-designed the site!
I find it user-friendly, less cluttered and time saving.
Thanks and congratulatio...
 

 
Thumbs up for the New Forum Design
Arif ur Rehman, Professor, Pakistan, Member
Thumbs up! A great job!...
 

 
Clearer
Johnny Michael Tan, Management Consultant, Malaysia, Member
Let me quote Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young...
- I can see clearly now! -...
 

 
Participation Good. Improve Presentation
kruttika, Professor, India, Member
Change is the call of the day, the new look is indeed good and has brought interest in all as it shows participation of all interested in a nutshell.<...
 

 
Looking Fresh
Steven Otto, Teacher, United States, Member
Very nice, keep up the good work with improvements to keep it looking fresh....
 

 
Easy. But Keep Improving
Taleb Ghanem, Saudi Arabia, Member
It's so easy now... Keep up with these improvments....
 

 
12manage is Interesting
sara mohamadi, Iran, Member
12manage forums are interesting thanks admin....
 

 
Forum Improvement Suggestions
andrius.zilenas, Business Consultant, Lithuania, Member
It's good to move forward, but seems you are trying to reinvent the wheel:
1. Lack of track tread
2. Why is the subject line e...
 

 
New and Improved
Mohamad Nasir Mahmood, Director, Malaysia, Member
Simply good!...
 

 
Easier Reading and Searching
Joseph Hodgson, Strategy Consultant, United States, Member
Looks good. More readable and searchable....
 

 
Horizontal Design and Pictures of the Authors
guilargar, Coach, Mexico, Member
Horizontal design and pictures of the authors are good.
I hope they will be successful and provide the basis for further improvements....
 

 
Integrality of Knowledge
Alonso Estrada, Director, Colombia, Member
If there are relationships between areas of knowledge, it's necessary to emphasize on that. Because that makes knowledge acqui...
 

 
Good, but Could be more Functional
Gorbunov, ICT Consultant, Russian Federation, Member
Design is good. I think, we can make it more functional. It is more outlook conception of the systematic....
 

 
All you Need
Dmitriy Sidorov Vladimirovich, Student (University), Ukraine, Member
In my opinion, it is all you need and nothing more....
 

 
Need More Dynamics
saleh alhayashi, Management Consultant, Malaysia, Member
Your forum is nice and need some dynamics....
 

 
Good Discussions
jamal, Director, United Arab Emirates, Member
This discussion is great as they always are....
 

 
Cross Linking is Important
D P Deshpande, CxO / Board, India, Member
Looks better, the cross linking is the distinctively handy feature....
 

 
Better Looks, More Logical
Xuemin Chao, China, Member
Looks much better, logical and reasonable than previous one....
 

 
Reaction Alerts
Cengiz Pak, Strategy Consultant, Turkey, Member
I like that the system sends me a note when there is a reply to my comment... But sometimes I can't find the reply when it's removed...
 

 
Fresh and Easy
Leodegardo M. Pruna, Professor, Philippines, Member
A new look is always welcome especially when it is meant to break the monotony of viewing the same thing for a long time and at the same time providin...
 

 
User Friendly Fonts and Titles
ahmad shabanifard, Coach, Iran, Member
It seems user friendly, larger fonts and the titles more available....
 

 
Better Looking and More Functional
Jesus Alvarez, Strategy Consultant, Spain, Member
I think the design is improved a lot and the discussions are more functional too. Good work, thanks....
 

 
Content is Most Important!
Prof. Dr. Jekabs U. Leititis, Professor, Germany, Member
This design has a better readability, looks nicer.
But still - the content is most important!...
 

 
Less = More
Mark Overdijk, ICT Consultant, Netherlands, Member
Readability has improved, only the font's a bit too big for my taste when opening a topic.
Design is clean and functional. An excellent less = mo...
 

 
Content and Quality Remained the Same
stokkink, Management Consultant, Netherlands, Member
I am very happy. The content and quality are the same....
 

 
Good Looking Design
Marc Van de Velde, Management Consultant, Belgium, Premium Member
Looks good!...
 

 
Helping Business Students
saichanduchepuru, Manager, India, Member
Keep on improving the management forums. It is a good idea to help the business students of all over the world.
Thank you for helping us in impro...
 

 
Clear Forum Layout
Yvette Elcock, Management Consultant, United Kingdom, Member
Very clear even with lots of entries.
Like the title being a different colour as this differentiates entries alongside the author photographs.
 

 
Help Discovering Management Tools
Fawzi Fatima, Student (University), Member
HI its a good view thanks for helping us to more discover the management tools and techniques....
 

 
More Professional Looking
Edem, Student (University), Ghana, Member
Much easier on the eyes, more professional looking. Good job. Looking forward to the next improvement....
 

 
More Overview
Millecam, Business Consultant, Netherlands, Member
I like the new lay out much better than the former one. It gives more overview and looks more friendly. Congratulations and keep up doing the good job...
 

 
Forums Now Easier
Reinaldo Schumann, Entrepreneur, Brazil, Member
I think it's easier now. Well done work, I am glad to be part of this forum, articles and comments are very appropriate and qualified...
 

 
Choosing the Password
subramanyam, Business Consultant, India, Member
The contents are extremely informative. But to access your home page is very difficult. Give the option of choosing the password to the user.
 

 
Adding a Picture
Dennis Feliciano, Student (University), United States, Member
The design is easy to use and read. It would be nice to be able to input a photo in a comment or reaction.

Ed: Dennis, thank you for your sug...
 

 
Easy to Use and Read
hector rogelio olivares galvan, Teacher, Mexico, Member
The design is easy to use and read. My acknowledgments for support....
 

 
Improve Access
Isaac Maziya, Manager, Malawi, Member
Good layout, but improve on the access to the website.

Isaac, thank you for your suggestion. 1. You can change your password into a more conv...
 

 
Easy Search
Rakshnya Stanislav, Teacher, Russian Federation, Member
Just enter a search; time saving. Thanks....
 

 
Survey Feedback
Rick Rokosz, Professor, United States, Member
Like the new layout - clean and comprehensive....
 

 
New Layout Very Good
Jessica Rayford, Student (University), Member
New layout very good indeed (always room for improvement).
Information priceless....
 

 
Excelente!
Alice Quevedo O., Consultant, Mexico, Member
¡excelente!. Me gusta. Felicidades!...
 

 
Easier to Read
Tirbanie, Student (MBA), Trinidad and Tobago, Member
I think it will be easier on the eye as well, as we all know the quantity of reading we do....
 

 
Nice Improvement
Francisco Pou, Manager, Member
The new layout seems to be more clear and easy....
 

 
Easier to Read and Find Topics
Felipe Beltran, Professor, Mexico, Member
Good looking, easier to read and find topics....
 

 
New Forum Design
Claudio BORELLA, Responsabile amministrazione personale, Switzerland, Member
It looks good and easy to use....
 

 
User Friendly
v srinivas, ICT Consultant, India, Member
Really nice and (more) user friendly....
 

 
Good on Wide Screen Monitors
Roger GILLAN, Consultant, China, Member
Like the 'spread' on my wide screen monitors, as now can quickly access my special interest groups....
 

 
Unamiguous Layout
Tony Burke, Manager, United Kingdom, Member
The new layout works well for me, I find it easy to use....
 

 
Forum Design
VENKATESH, Manager, India, Member
Looks better and more user friendly. Hope members find it too and also give feedback for any improvement....
 

 
Suggestion Forum Design
Paresh Kumar Chattopadhyay, Manager, Member
It is really better. I wholeheartedly accept it.
My suggestion is whether it will be possible to highlight by different colour....
 

 
Readability and Organization
Patrick Cochran, Director, United States, Member
The font is easier for those of us with aging eyes. All-in-all a positive improvement....
 

 
Friendly & Easy
Lopez Reyes, Member
User friendly, easy to use, and adequate look&feel....
 

 
Like Sorting on Rating
Terri Vetter, HR Consultant, United States, Member
I agree that the improvements make the forum much easier to read. I also like the ability to sort the comments by rating

Ed: just click on th...
 

 
Threads Easier to Follow
Roy Duffy, Management Consultant, United Kingdom, Member
Clearer and easier to follow threads, better navigation - good job all round, thank you!...
 

 
How to Reply?
Francisco Tupinamba Pereira da Silva, Manager, Brazil, Member
I liked it, but I can't identify on the page's layout where I should reply to a specific member's topic / opinion posted before.

Ed: Francisc...
 

 
Bom
Tiberio Magno, Student (University), Brazil, Member
Interessante, mudanças sempre é bom para a melhor compreensão....
 

 
Text a Bit Larger
Sean Flanderhijn, Netherlands, Member
I believe this is an improvement, although the text could be somewhat larger, but that is personal.

Ed: Sean, thank you for your suggestion. ...
 

 
I Like the Horizontal Design Too
Tauheed Ahmed Khan, Analyst, India, Member
I guess my last comment was too casual. I'm sorry I made the comment without studying properly the new horizontal design. Most of my fellow members li...
 

 
Like to be Able to Sort on Rating
David Muir, Professor, Czech Republic, Member
I like the sorting features - they help to isolate trends in thought....
 

 
Consider Using Volunteers
Akin Akinreti, Management Consultant, Canada, Member
The improvement is obvious and better than the previous.
I acknowledge that it takes alot of effort to make this happen, and I dare to suggest th...
 

 
Unique Presentation
Paresh Kumar Chattopadhyay, Manager, Member
Yes, definitely I like it. I vote for green. It is really a form of unique presentation....
 

 
12manage Redesign
Arif ur Rehman, Professor, Pakistan, Member
Akins’ observations are most valid. Updating – energizing – the updated 12manage layout has definitely made it more reader friendly, but as they say “...
 

 
Nice Enhancement
Rafael Ibarra Lorence, Consultant, Mexico, Member
Good work! So far it is easier to browse in here! Thank you very much and greeting for all!...
 

 
Easy to Get into Details
Uzma Dar, HR Consultant, Pakistan, Member
I am OK with the new layout.. It's a nice change and easy to get into the details......
 

 
Clarity
Edward Onipede, Manager, United Kingdom, Member
The change is an improvement - clarity and less clutter. Well done guys and keep up the good work....
 

 
Improvement Suggestion
Joaquin Delgado, Profesor - Investigador, Venezuela, Member
Your great job could be appreciate for those people that cannot read English.
Ustedes estan listos para dar el paso a otras lenguas como español....
 

 
!2manage social network?
Ahiro Guzman, Member
Looks more like a social network.

Ed: We see 12manage primarily as a KNOWLEDGE network....
 

 
New 12manage Forum Format
Foo K T, Director, Malaysia, Member
Hi, I have tried the page and its much better. The format is much easier to navigate, especially where there are comments to follow-up on earlier post...
 

 
A bit Small Characters
Hans Eerdmans, Business Consultant, Netherlands, Member
I appreciate this design for its better navigation. The way I use my screen resolution results in somewhat smal characters, but the radability is stil...
 

 
Don't Like the Small Pictures
Zhuravlyov Valery, Financial Consultant, Member
Items 1, 3, 4, 5 are good.
Not so the item 2. Don't add small pictures of the authors. There are links to their pages for those who need it....
 

 
Opening the Forum is Now Easier
Belinda Coetzee, Analyst, South Africa, Member
Hi, I did not use the forum that much, because I had a problem to open the forum. It is easier to use now. Thank you all for your innovative ideas on ...
 

 
Visibility and Navigation
Tshabalala Phofa, Management Consultant, South Africa, Member
The design is wonderful and visibility is improved while navigation is much easier. I vote green!...
 

 
12manage is Both Educational and Thought Provoking
KATHRYN STEINER, MBA, Entrepreneur, United States, Member
Hi Jaap, overall I've found 12manage useful and thought provoking. There are many postings I would like to refer to in the future. How easy is it to a...
 

 
Forum Re-design
Glen Mokwena, Entrepreneur, South Africa, Member
Yoops! Very impressive! Gone is the tedious haystack syndrome in search for info. I look ahead to a new & great experience in using the new format.! B...
 

 
How do I Unsubscribe to Email Alerts When Comments are Made?
Simon Raistrick, Business Consultant, United Kingdom, Member
How do I unsubscribe to email alerts when comments are made?

Ed: Simon, regarding your question about how to unsubscribe to forum alerts when...
 

 
Congratulations
Maria Lairet, Coach, Venezuela, Member
You are definitely showing a lot of commitment ongoing an extra mile. I have learned interesting and useful ideas, and also to express mine clearly....
 

 
Congratulations
Prof. Alkis S. Magdalinos, Business Consultant, Greece, Member
This is a global website which gives us the opportunity to communicate with people all over the world. It allows to exchange ideas and learn from pers...
 

 
12manage - the New Set-up
Arif ur Rehman, Professor, Pakistan, Member
@Arif your rehman:
What makes the new 12manage set-up simply beautiful and beautifully simple is simply a clic...
 

 
Long Lasting Knowledge
Jaap de Jonge, CEO, Netherlands, Editor
@Arif Ur Rehman: Indeed, I hope 12manage will be a beacon of long-lasting information in these times of often reall...
 

   



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