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    Field Trip 3

      Preparation

      Go to this web site [ http://www.craigslist.org/ ] and explore it. Avoid scams and spending money if you can.

      Suppose you are going to work for the company that runs the site. Make a list of Smells, Problems, Opportunities, Risks, and Threats.

      What changes should the company make?

      Virtual Field Trip

      Visit these web sites and take notes on the company's style, culture, processes, etc. [ ff_craigslist ] [ craigslist-credo-unbrand ]

      Here are some changes that others might propose: [ ff_craigslist_makeover ]

      Here is a change made in 2012 [ http://www.wired.com/business/2012/08/craigslist-baby-steps-into-modernity/ ]

      Hand in your notes at the start of the next class

      This should show your original list and what you think about the company. It should not be tidy.

      Prepare a one sentence verbal report for the next class

      What did you learn from this exercise?

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  1. TBA::="To Be Announced".
  2. TBD::="To Be Done".

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