From an information architecture perspective, a daily web publication presents challenges and possibilities no newspaper editor ever had to face. As one of the longest-running daily publications on the web, Slate has dealt with these issues for years.
Jesse James Garrett
is a founding partner of Adaptive Path, a user experience consultancy based in San Francisco. His contributions to the field of information architecture include the Visual Vocabulary, an open notation system for information architecture documentation that is now used by organizations around the world. Since 1995, Jesse has worked on Web projects for companies such as AT&T, Intel, Boeing, Motorola, Hewlett-Packard, and National Public Radio. Jesse's book, "The Elements of User Experience," based on his acclaimed model illustrating the relationship between strategy and design, is forthcoming from New Riders Publishing.