Selecting IA Components

“Here’s a longish post that starts with a statement from the Department of Dangerous Oversimplification: information architecture is basically a two-part e

“Here’s a longish post that starts with a statement from the Department of Dangerous Oversimplification: information architecture is basically a two-part exercise. 1. First choose the most useful tools and techniques (e.g., card sorting, contextual inquiry) to learn about users’ information needs, the characteristics of content, and organizational context and constraints. 2. With that knowledge in hand, design an information architecture using the subset of all possible architectural components (e.g., site index, search engine) that will provide high value to users while minimizing development and maintenance costs.”


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Date:
November 23, 2016
Author:
XPLANE