Getting Your Web Site's Structure Right By Nathaniel Davis
April 23, 2013
Article Overview - "The title of this column could have been “Getting Your Information Architecture Right.” But, to be honest, the majority of people still don’t understand information architecture and the value that it brings to Web sites and other information-technology experiences..."
This article explains why site structure is both a necessary and more accessible term to use when you’re explaining information architecture to stakeholders and peers. It then demonstrates how to identify and articulate site structure as part of IA practice.
DSIA Research Initiative is a private think tank dedicated to advancing a formalized discipline of information architecture based on IA theory, research and practice. DSIA Research Initiative makes a large part of its knowledge available through the DSIA Portal of IA as a way to improve awareness of information architecture. The Initiative is also committed to facilitating a collaborative bridge between the professional field of information architecture and academic institutions as a way to offer students a solid perspective of information architecture and its relationship to user experience design.
Methodbrain is a private practice that specializes in information architecture research and strategy.
Methodbrain established and currently curates the DSIA Research Initiative as a way to foster a formal dialogue around information architecture.