Category: Information Architecture

UX Lunch: Wayfinding

The second stop in the UX Lunch series is Sylvia Harris’ talk on wayfinding at New York-Presbyterian Hospital from the 2007 IDEA conference. Continue reading UX Lunch: Wayfinding

UX Lunch: Experience is the Product

In an attempt to implement Jared Spool’s “educate and administrate” model* for… Continue reading UX Lunch: Experience is the Product

LukeW on Web Application Design

Once again Luke Wroblewski brings it back to basics with his presentation,… Continue reading LukeW on Web Application Design

The IA as Social Architect

I read danah boyd’s essay, “Viewing American class divisions through Facebook and… Continue reading The IA as Social Architect

IDEA Conference Podcast

The IA Institute recently held their first IDEA Conference at the newly… Continue reading IDEA Conference Podcast

Eyetracking Smackdown

Two headlines were ironically juxtaposed in my feed reader today: Eye Tracking… Continue reading Eyetracking Smackdown

Load up yer iPods, it’ a Conference Conference

I’ve gathered links to podcasts of a bunch of the stuff I’ve… Continue reading Load up yer iPods, it' a Conference Conference

Boxes and Arrows: Summit Summaries

Boxes and Arrows has posted their wrap-up of the 2006 IA Summit:… Continue reading Boxes and Arrows: Summit Summaries

Lost, Gaming, and Immersive Information Architectures

Andrew Hinton gave a great presentation at the IA Summit on “Clues… Continue reading Lost, Gaming, and Immersive Information Architectures

IA Summit 2006: Day Three

Having a hot chocolate in a Blenz on Robson St. and trying… Continue reading IA Summit 2006: Day Three

IA Summit 2006: Day Two

More interesting thoughts than I can capture right now, but here are… Continue reading IA Summit 2006: Day Two

IA Summit 2006: Day One

Here’s a quick wrap-up of some of the first day’s highlights and… Continue reading IA Summit 2006: Day One

Bringing Web 2.0 to the Intranet

Last night, Kevin Kearney, Experience Lead at Avenue A | Razorfish spoke… Continue reading Bringing Web 2.0 to the Intranet

University Course Catalog: Next for Faceted Search?

So speaking of faceted search, a study in the current issue of… Continue reading University Course Catalog: Next for Faceted Search?

Booked: Information Architecture Summit 2006

I’m all registered and reserved for the 2006 Information Architecture Summit in… Continue reading Booked: Information Architecture Summit 2006

Yahoo! Makes User Interface Pattern Libraries Public

Yahoo! is making portions of their Design Pattern Library and user interface… Continue reading Yahoo! Makes User Interface Pattern Libraries Public

Thin Slicing Meets Web Design: Judging the Visual Appeal of Sites

Nature has a summary of a paper asserting that “visual appeal can… Continue reading Thin Slicing Meets Web Design: Judging the Visual Appeal of Sites

NFAIS on Web 2.0

A little over a week ago I attended a NFAIS program entitled… Continue reading NFAIS on Web 2.0

Bias in Usability Testing - Carolyn Snyder speaks to PhiCHI

Carolyn Snyder (author of Paper Prototyping gave an interesting presentation to the… Continue reading Bias in Usability Testing - Carolyn Snyder speaks to PhiCHI

The Results-Oriented User Interface: IA, Live Preview, and Micro-Templates

As usual, Jakob’s got everyone stirred up with his take on Microsoft’s… Continue reading The Results-Oriented User Interface: IA, Live Preview, and Micro-Templates

Peter Morville’s Ambient Findability

Peter Morville is anxious for responses to his latest book Ambient Findability,… Continue reading Peter Morville's Ambient Findability

Yahoo! on Design Patterns

There’s a really great new article at Boxes and Arrows, Implementing a… Continue reading Yahoo! on Design Patterns

Jared Spool in Philly

Just got back from Jared Spool’s lecture (organized by PhiCHI—thanks!). He was… Continue reading Jared Spool in Philly

Faceted Folksonomy

One of the next phases for creating more useful folksonomies will likely… Continue reading Faceted Folksonomy

Folksonomy vs. the Desktop Metaphor

With all the discussion of folksonomies, and especially tags, I’ve heard little… Continue reading Folksonomy vs. the Desktop Metaphor

Art imitates tags

There seems to have been an explosion of folksonomy-related discussion, including Peter… Continue reading Art imitates tags

Wired on Folksonomies

Thomas Vander Wal is quoted throughout a new Wired article — Folksonomies… Continue reading Wired on Folksonomies

Using Search Engines

Lots of interesting studies at Pew Internet & American Life Project, including… Continue reading Using Search Engines

Technorati Tags

Looks like Technorati has jumped on the tagsonomy bandwagon. I thought that… Continue reading Technorati Tags

Ethnographic Study of Ethnoclassification

Another useful look at [ethnoclassification/tagsonomy/folksonomy/communal categorization], this time with actual users and… Continue reading Ethnographic Study of Ethnoclassification

Folksonomy Update

Now that I’ve regained my sanity after finals and the holidays I… Continue reading Folksonomy Update

Folksonomy/Ethnoclassification

A few related items this week. I was playingThe ESP Game last… Continue reading Folksonomy/Ethnoclassification