Engage and collaborate with professionals to find trusted answers

Enhancing the experience and facilitating more participation for Thomson Reuters Community Platform

 Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers.

The collaboration team manages the Thomson Reuters community platforms and tools for engaging and developing their proffesional, domain specific communities.

Windmill Smart Solution is proud to work closely  with Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters logo
Windmill Smart Solutions logo



“Creating a smoother and more information rich user interface without 

cluttering or overloading the user experience.”

Redesign the community platform to enhance its usability in order to increase engagement and to facilitate the addition of a number of community features.

The project included User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) design.

Project Vision

- Josh G., Product Manager.

UX Design Goals

UX Design Goals

Make it easier to consume

In addition to the UX optimization, the designs looked to blend existing styles with a cleaner and more modern feel

UI Design Goals

- Improved Scanability

- Clearer Navigation

- Highlight what is new

- Visual prioritization

Make it easier to contribute

- Simplifined process

- Clearer destination

UI Design Goals

The Process

Working closely together with the Thomson Reuters Collaboration team, we:

Clarified the key workflows
understand existing pain points
Crafted multiple design concepts
built design guidelines

Clarified the key workflows, use cases and content types

Worked to understand existing pain points and future needs

Crafted and iterated multiple design concepts – including prototypes

Finalized and built developer friendly design guidelines


“Great, very responsive and point with understanding out technical requirements and turning these into functioning and aesthetically pleasing interfaces

- Josh G., Product Manager

TR Logo

The Result


The Thomson Reuters Collaboration team was able to deliver an enhanced user experience, based on the designs and guidelines developed with Windmill Smart Solutions, that was well received by both their stakeholders and community users.


“Definitely recommend, the team is responsive, pays attention to subtle but important details and helps brainstorm concepts to find a best answer. More like working with a partner than a vendor

- Josh G., Product Manager

Windmill Logo

Windmill group companies operate across a number of industries and locations

Windmill Smart Solutions background
Windmill Smart Solutions logo

Windmill Smart Solutions is a leading, digital design and development consultancy

Nilaya background

Nilaya is focused on wellness and the well being of all

Windmill Ventures background
Windmill Ventures logo

Windmill Ventures creates successful products from ideas

Windmill Partners background
Windmill Partners logo

Windmill Partners provides recruiting and screening services for enterprises in the fintech industry

Nilaya Logo

Our Case Studies


Compliance & Archiving

© 2017 Windmill Smart Solutions SA