Archive for the ‘Taxonomy’ Category

Holistic concept models: an ROI blueprint

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

 

process    I read a post recently that illustrated how concept models are rarely used in the right way and are often  misunderstood. Are they really worth doing at all?

 

Now seems a good  time to expand on the tool that Dan Brown has popularised through his book Communicating Design. Not as simply a stand alone tool but one that can provide a blueprint for giving solid ROI on design, analytics and testing.

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Creating User-Centred Taxonomies: Part Two

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

 

The second part of Creating User-Centred Taxonomies, on the FUMSI site, has been posted here
The diagrams featured are also available on Flickr

Creating user centred taxonomies on FUMSI

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

 

fumsi_logo   Published here, the first in a two-part article I have written about the mechanics of creating user centred taxonomies.

IA collaboration – two heads can be better

Saturday, March 1st, 2008

 

IAcollab   Two months ago I wrote about a case study, how it was implemented and what the results were. I thought I would go into the detail of the information architecture and how collaboration with my colleague helped us reach a successful conclusion to the project.

 

I was extremely fortunate to be working alongside a taxonomist, Rachel Hammond. We were sat beside each other and interacted continuously on the same project daily. This made for an extremely good collaborative working environment.

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