information architecture


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information architecture

[‚in·fər‚mā·shən ′är·kə‚tek·chər]
(computer science)
The organization of large bodies of content, as well as the organization and labeling (tagging) of content at the document level to make information easy to search, navigate, and manage.
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On the second day of the event, Donna brings together years of industry knowledge on developing killer Information Architecture with talking points on: Designing sites that help users find what they want, organisational scheme(s) best for your content, conducting user research that develops architecture, how core IA theories, such as metadata, classification, and categorisation affect your site's success, developing content analysis and a solid IA structure and concluding it with designing effective navigation and page layouts.
Another part of the information architecture specifies what data elements will be extracted from the mainframe computers and used to generate operational reports that are disseminated on the Web to Fisher's 65 manufacturing and service offices throughout the world.
The first part of the book focuses on information architecture design.
Information architecture is primarily about the design of information environments and the management of an information environment design process.
5 Keys to Designing your Information Architecture for Content Reuse" a Webinar in JustSystems' XML Advisor Webinar Series, will demonstrate how a well-developed information architecture will save time and money in the long run.
Mahon said: "Many organizations have implemented solutions to information architecture issues in individual business processes.
com), a leading firm in the nascent field of information architecture (IA), closed shop on March 30.
These include content management of all types, digital asset management, document management, web content management, enterprise portals, enterprise search, web and multi-channel publishing, electronic forms, authoring, content and information integration, information architecture, and e-catalogs.
As part of an overall campaign to reinvent itself, the society completely revamped the traditional midyear meeting into an intensive, highly focused format called "ASIS Summit 2000: Defining Information Architecture.
Aquilent will work closely with VA staff to identify business requirements and goals, evaluate the "as-is" and document the "to-be" content lifecycles, create a comprehensive information architecture and content model, and formulate and implement a unified content strategy for the enterprise, all while leveraging the content management system progress VA has made over the past 18 months.
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