Information Architecture: The Scaffold of Good UX

Information architecture is fundamentally about organizing information and providing structure in a way that makes sense. As a field, information architecture emerged from the earlier days of the web and enterprise software – where computer infrastructures and data layers needed wrangling into manageable shape. These days, IA is often less of it’s own specific role and discipline, and more frequently part of the work that an interaction, UX or product designer will do. Content inventory and audit Before you undertake the sorting of information, you need to understand what information you are dealing with. A content inventory is a method (Read more...)