Category Archives: Information Architecture

The Problem With The Semantic Web: Usability

Check out Duane Degler’s presentation User Interfaces for the Semantic Web. In skimming it, I came across this quote from semantic web guru Ora Lassila, which comes from his blog post Semantic Web Soul Searching: After 10+ years of work into

The Problem With The Semantic Web: Usability

Check out Duane Degler’s presentation User Interfaces for the Semantic Web. In skimming it, I came across this quote from semantic web guru Ora Lassila, which comes from his blog post Semantic Web Soul Searching: After 10+ years of work into

Article: Info Software and GUIs (by Bret Victor)

Jared Spool points an interesting article by Bret Victor called “Magic Ink: Information Software and the Graphical Interface.” Here’s the abstract: The ubiquity of frustrating, unhelpful software interfaces has motivated decades of research into “Human-Computer Interaction.” In this paper, I

Article: Info Software and GUIs (by Bret Victor)

Jared Spool points an interesting article by Bret Victor called “Magic Ink: Information Software and the Graphical Interface.” Here’s the abstract: The ubiquity of frustrating, unhelpful software interfaces has motivated decades of research into “Human-Computer Interaction.” In this paper, I

Kate Rutter on Slime Mold

Kate Rutter gave a presentation at the IA Summit in Memphis this year on slime mold.  That’s right, slime mold. What’s that got to do with IA and UX? Nothing. And Everything. Hear the whole presentation on Boxes and Arrows.

Kate Rutter on Slime Mold

Kate Rutter gave a presentation at the IA Summit in Memphis this year on slime mold.  That’s right, slime mold. What’s that got to do with IA and UX? Nothing. And Everything. Hear the whole presentation on Boxes and Arrows.

C-Inspector: Task-Based Category Testing

Steffen Schilb is at it again. First came CardSort. Now he’s developed another interesting tool to test your information architecture called C-Inspector: “C–Inspector is a web–based application that helps you to test the information architecture of your website. By analyzing

C-Inspector: Task-Based Category Testing

Steffen Schilb is at it again. First came CardSort. Now he’s developed another interesting tool to test your information architecture called C-Inspector: “C–Inspector is a web–based application that helps you to test the information architecture of your website. By analyzing

Journal of Information Architecture, Issue 1, Volume 1

The first issue of the Journal of Information Architecture (JofIA) has finally arrived. I contributed a piece on uncertainty. Here’s the table of contents: Dorte Madsen Editorial: Shall We Dance? pp. 1-5 Gianluca Brugnoli Connecting the Dots of User Experience

Journal of Information Architecture, Issue 1, Volume 1

The first issue of the Journal of Information Architecture (JofIA) has finally arrived. I contributed a piece on uncertainty. Here’s the table of contents: Dorte Madsen Editorial: Shall We Dance? pp. 1-5 Gianluca Brugnoli Connecting the Dots of User Experience

Workshops in Hamburg – Lou Rosenfeld & James Kalbach

Lou Rosenfeld and I will be giving a series of workshops in Hamburg, Germany from May 18-20–right after the German IA Konferenz. Find out more and register at UX Workshops. Here’s a brief overview of the workshops May 18, 2009

Workshops in Hamburg – Lou Rosenfeld & James Kalbach

Lou Rosenfeld and I will be giving a series of workshops in Hamburg, Germany from May 18-20–right after the German IA Konferenz. Find out more and register at UX Workshops. Here’s a brief overview of the workshops May 18, 2009

A-Z Index Examples

Here’s a collection of A-Z index examples on UX Refresh. Generally, I’m a fan of A-Z indexes. But at the same time I realize they are really difficult to create and maintain, particular in dynamic online settings. So the real

A-Z Index Examples

Here’s a collection of A-Z index examples on UX Refresh. Generally, I’m a fan of A-Z indexes. But at the same time I realize they are really difficult to create and maintain, particular in dynamic online settings. So the real