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We’re all Content Strategists Now

We’re all Content Strategists Now

Notes from the talk, "We're all Content Strategists Now" given by Karen McGrane. You can see the original video here.--------------------------------------------Define the process.Content deserves to be talked about and to develop a process behind it. Think beyond the template.Think beyond the temp ...
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IDEA (not so live blog post): Ubiquitous IA – Peter Morville

IDEA (not so live blog post): Ubiquitous IA – Peter Morville

Peter began IDEA 2010 with a very pointed question: "What is this conference? (UX? or IA?) Do we care?" It's a question that has been a repeated one within the UX community. Here's my notes below.He pointed out, "It's really two ways of looking at the same thing." Diversity creates value. We need CE ...
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IxDA 09 Redux SF

IxDA 09 Redux SF

I went to the SF Redux of Interaction 09 and had a great time not only getting to know some new people but also learning more about Interaction Design. Here's some quick thoughts and notes of what I saw:------Steve Portigal was up first to walk us through his sold out workshop called, "Well, we did ...
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Information Architecture Principles

Information Architecture Principles

This is a great article defining IA Principles:--------------------------Information architects still struggle to define the design principles that operate in their environment. Today I would like to give a set of design principles that was developed with an Information Architect a while ago. Design ...
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Flexible Content Models

Flexible Content Models

Flexible Content Models by Claudia UrschbachView more presentations from urschbac.Claudia points out the advantages and disadvantages of Flexible Content Models in this presentation. ...
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Just what is Information Architecture?

Just what is Information Architecture?

I get that question a lot so in hopes to answer that question the following is taken from O'Reilly Press's "Information Architecture for the Web, 2nd Edition":in·for·ma·tion ar·chi·tec·ture n.1. The combination of organization, labeling, and navigation schemes within an inform ...
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Usability & Information Architecture

Usability & Information Architecture

"On the Web, if a site is difficult to use, most people will leave. On an intranet, if employees perform their tasks more slowly due to difficult design, the company bears the cost of the reduced productivity. In fact, I estimate that low intranet usability costs the world economy $100 billion per y ...
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