November 29th, 2006
by Tom Reamy
People disagree on what happens when IAs grow up, but Tom Reamy knows. He offers a foundation for information architecture as it advances, grappling with problems across the enterprise.
Catering to the unique needs of each customer is the dream of any business. Technology can help us get there but we need to know how to please users without intruding their privacy. This article presents a set of guiding principles for personalization design.
The enterprise environment offers unique challenges for information architects. In this context, we need to develop skills to help us understand and model how organizations deal with information.
Collaboration Sessions encourage multidisciplinary collaboration while creating a unified design vision–all within a compressed time frame.
Network audio devices provide a convenient way to play digital audio through your home stereo. How do they provide remote access to your music library, given the UI limitations of the first generation of devices? This looks like a job for an information architect.
The change within the interface design process over the past five to ten years has coincided with an increasing number of large companies refining an industrial style model of design instead of focusing on specialization or interaction sustainability through design accuracy.
It isn’t often that one has the opportunity to create a course about user experience, let alone an entire sequence of user experience courses. Jason Withrow’s opportunity forced him to examine his perceptions of the user experience industry.
REDESIGN UPDATE Submissions are closed and we are no longer accepting entries.
Thanks to all the folks who worked hard to submit a new visual vision for Boxes and Arrows and for all the great questions and discussion about the redesign.
We spend a lot of time talking about the visual identity of a project, but who thinks about its audible identity? Do we need to consider it at all? By learning to consider audio as an important design parameter, we just might learn something…