All posts for "information architecture" tag

8 Tips For A Sane Information Architecture

Published
24th January 2012
by 
Alastair Campbell
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8 Tips For A Sane Information Architecture

For World Usability Day I provided 8 tips (tweets) on Information Architecture "truisms". Things on how to structure a site, how to prevent poor navigation experiences, and why you would want to avoid buckets! These are things I’d want everyone on a team to know before starting a typical website project. .

Why are websites big?

Published
20th October 2010
by 
Jon Fisher
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Why are websites big?

Why do some websites have ten pages whilst others have 10,000? What makes a website big? I am not talking about how to do content strategy nor am I talking about analytic review and content pruning. I am asking a very simple question: why are some websites bigger than others?

Does your website still flow smoothly?

Published
3rd July 2008
by 
Nomensa
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Does your website still flow smoothly?

Despite websites coming in many varied shapes and sizes, managers and editors often require a solution to a very common problem. They want their customers to trust their website, navigate fluently and come away having achieved whatever they set out to do. The difficulty is that the solution will inevitably come in all sorts of different shapes and sizes.

Managing an existing website can often mean that you are tasked with frequent requests for new content, features and functionality. What’s more; it is likely that your website now needs to stay even more in tune with other communications policies and channels. Over time, you may have integrated online forms, podcasts, videos, RSS, online payments or email updates. These additions will either tie your website in more closely with other things that you do or enable yet further lines of communication with your customers.

How to get the best from your interactive agency

Published
28th February 2007
by 
Simon Norris
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How to get the best from your interactive agency

This article outlines how to get the best from an interactive agency, and the things you need to consider. When we think of an interactive agency we typically think of a company that creates websites. However, the services that an interactive agency provides can vary.