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Information Architecture: Creating Order out of Chaos
a Quick and Dirty Presentation by Tracy Reith

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Contents

What is Information Architecture?

Alternate Terminology

Web Development

IA's Role in the Team

What is an IA Responsible For?

Process

Initial Client Meeting: Site Purpose

Initial Client Meeting: Audience

Research: Competitive Survey

Research: Audience Research

Documentation: Site Requirements
Sample

Documentation: User Scenario / Audience Profile
Sample

Documentation: Site Map
Sample

Documentation: Flow Chart
Sample

Documentation: Page Schematic
Sample

Documentation: Content Inventory
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Validation: Usability Testing

Information Modeling

Organization of Information

Principles of Navigation

3 Kinds of Links

Resources

Downloads

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