Category Archives for Information Architecture Strategy

Architecture As Rhetoric for Spaces

For the second time in as many semesters, Andy Fitzgerald was kind enough to remotely give a rendition of Taxonomy for App Makers for my students in SI658 at U-M, a piece of work he originally presented at the Information … Continue reading

23. February 2014 by dan
Categories: Information Architecture Strategy, Teaching Information Architecture | 1 comment

Job Description: Information Architect (At An “Integrated” Agency)

A friend of mine who works in a traditional advertising and PR agency that’s evolving toward “integration” asked me about job descriptions for information architects – he was looking for a way to talk about a position called “IA” or … Continue reading

22. April 2010 by dan
Categories: Information Architecture Design, Information Architecture Strategy, Teaching Information Architecture | Tags: , , | Leave a comment

On to Ontology and Taxing Tax Taxonomy

On my way in to the office today I heard a radio advertisement for tax preparation software. I’ve been hearing this ad everywhere, all across the radio dial, and it’s pretty memorable. For a couple of reasons, but primarily because … Continue reading

27. January 2010 by dan
Categories: Information Architecture Design, Information Architecture Strategy | Tags: , , , | 2 comments

New Specie Of Wireframe Identified Today: Stickyframe

13. January 2009 by dan
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Keyword/Concept Themes And Linking Architectures On eCommerce Sites

Armando Roggio at the aptly-named Practical eCommerce put up a conceptually crisp screencast on keyword theme-ing and how it relates to information architecture for eCommerce sites. They don’t provide an embed thingy on their player so … I just stole … Continue reading

07. January 2009 by dan
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“Now That I See It”

Concept description for a book I’m calling “Now That I See It”, where I will examine the all-too-common failure of user experience design process deliverables to secure durable client buy-in and sign-off on the design and alignment of website features and functionality … and what the ux design process might look like were it to be augmented with tools and techniques borrowed from and inspired by traditional architecture. Continue reading

02. January 2009 by dan
Categories: Book In Progress, Information Architecture Design, Information Architecture Strategy, Regular Old Architecture | Tags: | 6 comments

Video: IA on a Large Scale

Information Architecture on a Large Scale from Isoaxis on Vimeo. Presentation by Dimitri Glazkov on July 11, 2008 at the IPSA (Internet Professional Society of Alabama). I’ll have some comments and impressions once I’ve had a chance to view the … Continue reading

19. December 2008 by dan
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A Successful Design Is More Than Just Beautiful…

I thought the video below would be a fitting inaugural posting for the re-launch my blog, which once was a garish, yellowy thing on the Textpattern platform with no comments, broken tags and sIFR-ized headers. So welcome to the new … Continue reading

16. December 2008 by dan
Categories: Information Architecture Strategy | Tags: , , , | 1 comment