In this article, part five of a series, the author describes ways to enhance the long-term value and user experience quality of portals by encouraging portability and natural patterns of dialog and interaction around aggregated content.
Joe Lamantia has been an active member and thought leader in the information architecture and user experience fields since 1996. A veteran architect, consultant, leader, and designer, Joe has worked successfully in a wide variety of industries and settings including: for-profit and non-profit organizations, startups, interactive agencies, consulting houses, system integrators, product companies, and social media. In 2000, he became an entrepreneur and started his own company.
Joe is the creator of the leading freely available tool for card sort analysis; a frequent writer and speaker on future directions in user experience, and the intersection of business, culture, design, and systems thinking; and author of the IA Building Blocks framework for portals and tile-based user experiences.
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