[WEBSITE-58] Info about what Taverna is to be more prominent and visible on the Home page Created: 2010-05-11  Updated: 2010-06-30  Resolved: 2010-06-30

Status: Resolved
Project: Websites, Social Media, etc
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Affects Version/s: None
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Type: Bug Priority: Major
Reporter: Aleksandra Nenadic Assignee: Aleksandra Nenadic
Resolution: Fixed Votes: 0
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 Description   

On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 11:25 PM, David De Roure <dder@ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
> > A couple of things I've mentioned to people verbally that I think are worthy
> > of graduating to an email...
> >
> >
> >
> > If I already know what taverna is then the taverna.org.uk website gives me
> > the info I need, including how to get it, use it and develop it - three key
> > things.
> >
> >
> >
> > But if I'm not too sure about what it is then the page isn't so helpful. If
> > I'm a chemist coming to it and seeing "Taverna is an open source tool for
> > designing and executing workflows created by the myGrid team and funded
> > through OMII-UK" then that doesn't tell me what it does for me and why I'd
> > want this one as opposed to any other. (Actually it tells me it runs
> > workflows created by the myGrid team, which probably wasn't what was
> > intended!)
> >
> >
> >
> > It wouldn't take a lot to fix this. The Knime site opens with "Learn more
> > about what KNIME actually is" and all that does is go to a page that we
> > could produce easily (and better!) for Taverna, i.e.
> > http://www.knime.org/introduction Similarly the opening paragraph of the
> > kepler site explains what kepler does, i.e. https://kepler-project.org/
> >
> >
> >
> > I think it would also be good to know about well established Taverna is - if
> > I'm choosing between systems, then seeing that Taverna is used by 350
> > organisations might encourage me to use it as opposed to another. It's good
> > we show the systems it's integrated with, as this is also a distinctive.
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> >
> >
> > – Dave


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