Transforming Our Conversation of Information Architecture with Structure By Nathaniel Davis
June 13, 2013
Article Overview -In this article, Nathaniel Davis explains how the central concept of information architecture for the Web is structure. Though difficult to recognize and often taken for granted, effective site structure makes websites functional. It rests on navigation, information organization and information relationships and supports the user experience of a computing interface by enabling the efficient use of content and spatial representation of a domain of information.
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.