You are welcome in our IA & UX community
We love this time of year, when we get to interact with you, our beloved IA and UX colleagues. We wanted to be everywhere on February 18, when thousands gathered in 58 cities around the world for World IA Day. It was a great day of learning for both the new and the experienced practitioner alike.
If you haven’t had a chance to experience the deep thinking, learning, and sharing that occurs when we gather in person, in this issue, we give you the next best thing. We’ve included links to Dan Klyn’s talk in Boston, as well as transcripts and videos of other top notch talks given on World IA Day. Grab your coffee and your notebook!
The Best of World IA Day
Richard Saul Wurman: Welcome to World IA Day
“Really, I’m interested in the informed quest, and you do it through the channel of Information Architecture.”
Abby Covert: How to set IA up to fail
Transcript of Abby’s talk at World IA Day in Washington DC.
Andrew Hinton: Truly, IA
Transcript of Andrew’s talk at World IA Day in Atlanta.
Check out the WIAD talks from these cities:
What We’re Thinking
WIAD Talk: 5 things I got from Boston and want to give back
by Dan Klyn
Find your information sweet spot & the headache and promise of high information interfaces
In this 2-part blog post, Daniel introduces a technique to plot out how users grapple with and understand information, and provides some examples of how NOT to organize a site with complex information.
Proposals toward the end of web design
How do you decide what is the right mix of best practices and bespoke web design? It starts with understanding intent.
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