EuroIA
2019
Riga,
26-28 Sept.
 

Thursday, 27 Sep. 9:30–13:30

 

A re-introduction to information architecture

/ Donna Spencer

Donna Spencer

Hands-on Workshop

This half day workshop is a (re)introduction to information architecture. It is for people who haven’t done information architecture work for a while; and people with experience in user experience work who feel like they have a gap in their IA skill set.

As a more advanced workshop, we’ll cover topics in more depth than in a more introductory style workshop. We’ll cover pros and cons, tips and tricks for at least the following topics:

  • Classification schemes: Audience, topic, geography etc
  • IA structures: Hierarchies, matrices, facets
  • Scientific and folk classifications
  • Supplementary IA: Search, indexes, links
  • Testing IA
  • Enterprise IA

About 2 weeks before the workshop, I’ll ask you to email me with the topics you’re interested in, or problems you are facing.

This will be a very interactive, discussion-based workshop.

 

Donna Spencer

As a user experience consultant for over 18 years, Donna Spencer solves problems and designs great experiences. She has worked with a wide range of client types, including government, telecommunications, insurance, retail, not-for-profit, higher education and many more. Recognised internationally as a leading UX practitioner, Donna is a regular conference speaker, has written three books: on information architecturecard sorting and writing for the web. Donna also teaches workshops, mentors startups, and writes articles.

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