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Information Architecture

By María Pérez de Arrilucea

Introduction

How can you organize information to ensure people can access, understand and benefit from it? Learn how to order, categorize and shape contents in a useful and meaningful way.

María Pérez de Arrilucea — UX Designer & Researcher. Teacher at BAU Design School.

1 Information Architecture Basics

Information architecture (IA) focuses on organizing, structuring, and labeling content in an effective and sustainable way. The goal is to help users find information and complete tasks. To do this, you need to understand how the pieces fit together to create the larger picture, how items relate to each other within the system. Why a Well Thought Out IA MattersAccording

2 Complete Beginner's Guide to Information Architecture

Information architecture is an often misunderstood job title. Are they Designers? Developers? Managers? All of the above? In this article we'll discuss what information architecture is, why it's related to usability, and what are the common tools/programs used in information architecture. Along the way we'll share some of the tweeters, books, and resources we found useful for budding information architects.

3 Top 10 Information Architecture (IA) Mistakes

Summary: Structure and navigation must support each other and integrate with search and across sub-sites. Complexity, inconsistency, hidden options, and clumsy UI mechanics prevent users from finding what they need. Bad information architecture causes the majority of outright user failures and isn't improving at the rate of other Web usability issues. To determine why, I've identified 10 long-term sore thumbs

5 A Brief History of Information Architecture

A Brief History of Information ArchitectureThe metaphors we use constantly in our everyday language profoundly influence what we do because they shape our understanding. They help us describe and explore new ideas in terms and concepts found in more familiar domains. Earl Morrogh, Information Architecture: An Emerging 21st Century Profession, 2003 Information architecture (IA) is a professional practice and field

6 Classification Schemes (and When to Use Them) | UX Booth

This post was part of a series of posts written by the speakers of UX Lx, a UX conference in Lisbon, Portugal. When you do information architecture work, you'll realize that most sets of content can be organized in more than one way. One of the challenges for an IA project is figuring out what way works best for your

10 Site Structure - Web Style Guide 3

When confronted with a new and complex information system, users build mental models. They use these models to assess relations among topics and to gu

11 Card Sorting - Usability.gov

Card sorting is a method used to help design or evaluate the information architecture of a site. In a card sorting session, participants organize topics into categories that make sense to them and they may also help you label these groups. To conduct a card sort, you can use actual cards, pieces of paper, or one of several online card-sorting

12 Chunking Principle

Chunking is a strategy used to improve memory performance. It helps you present information in a way that makes it easy for your audience to understand and remember. Chunking is based on the assertion that our working memory is easily overloaded by excessive detail. The best way to deliver your message is therefore to organise disparate pieces of information into

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