Category Archives: Information Architecture

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Resources on Faceted Navigation Design

These days it’s expected to be able to narrow search results with filters, e.g., on the left side of the results page. Called faceted navigation, this is a way to improve overall findability of information, particularly on sites with large

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Resources on Faceted Navigation Design

These days it’s expected to be able to narrow search results with filters, e.g., on the left side of the results page. Called faceted navigation, this is a way to improve overall findability of information, particularly on sites with large

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Undiscovered Public Knowledge and IA

I just gave a talk for World IA Day at U Mich in lovely Ann Arbor entitled “Undiscovered Public Knowledge and IA.” Below are the slides, followed by links to the resources I mentioned in the talk. (Apologies for comical looking fonts:

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Undiscovered Public Knowledge and IA

I just gave a talk for World IA Day at U Mich in lovely Ann Arbor entitled “Undiscovered Public Knowledge and IA.” Below are the slides, followed by links to the resources I mentioned in the talk. (Apologies for comical looking fonts:

ROI Of Faceted Navigation?

Faceted navigation is widespread on the web (a.k.a faceted search and faceted browse). It’s become an expected standard. I’ve written several posts on the subject and also have a popular workshop on faceted navigation. (Next one: 22 Oct 2011 in NYC).

ROI Of Faceted Navigation?

Faceted navigation is widespread on the web (a.k.a faceted search and faceted browse). It’s become an expected standard. I’ve written several posts on the subject and also have a popular workshop on faceted navigation. (Next one: 22 Oct 2011 in NYC).

Announcing Workshops In Sydney – April 28-29, 2011

Are you in OZ and want to learn about faceted search, strategic alignment diagrams, IA, navigation and more this April? I’m  delighted to announce that I’ll be giving 2 workshops in Sydney on April 28-29, 2011! See the workshop website for more

Announcing Workshops In Sydney – April 28-29, 2011

Are you in OZ and want to learn about faceted search, strategic alignment diagrams, IA, navigation and more this April? I’m  delighted to announce that I’ll be giving 2 workshops in Sydney on April 28-29, 2011! See the workshop website for more

Static Footer Bars – Web Navigation Trend

Well, maybe the title of this post is a little misleading: static footer bars aren’t really new. Facebook had one years ago. What’s new(ish), however, is how widespread they’ve become–something of a trend these days. Below is one from CNET.com

Static Footer Bars – Web Navigation Trend

Well, maybe the title of this post is a little misleading: static footer bars aren’t really new. Facebook had one years ago. What’s new(ish), however, is how widespread they’ve become–something of a trend these days. Below is one from CNET.com

Forrester (Re)Emphasizes Need For Good Web Navigation

Significant points and recommendations regarding web navigation from two recent Forrest reports caught my eye. 1. The first is a brief overview of their survey results of 60 web improvement projects across Europe [1]. One of the top areas of concern is

Forrester (Re)Emphasizes Need For Good Web Navigation

Significant points and recommendations regarding web navigation from two recent Forrest reports caught my eye. 1. The first is a brief overview of their survey results of 60 web improvement projects across Europe [1]. One of the top areas of concern is

Semantic Web: The Missing Pieces

Kate Ray put together an excellent short film (15 min) on the semantic web. See “Web 3.0″ on her blog. The topics covered are spot on, and the people interviewed are thought leaders in field, including Clay Shirky, David Weinberger

Semantic Web: The Missing Pieces

Kate Ray put together an excellent short film (15 min) on the semantic web. See “Web 3.0″ on her blog. The topics covered are spot on, and the people interviewed are thought leaders in field, including Clay Shirky, David Weinberger