Understanding Information Architecture: Tools & Frameworks

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Class

Understanding Information Architecture: Tools & Frameworks

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Class

About this class

With an increasingly significant proportion of our daily business conducted digitally, organising information within websites to make things easier to find and use is becoming fundamentally important.

This class will explore well-architected digital experiences. What does it mean to architect information? How does the structure of information relate to understanding? How can information architects manage complex information across channels and contexts? What unique value can professional information architects bring to the creation and delivery of products and services? What is the interplay of information architecture and the other disciplines within user experience?

This class will provide a broad introduction to a useful set of tools and ideas that provide a framework under which user and business insight can be harvested and used in pursuit of real business goals.

Takeaways

  • A new model for understanding information architecture
  • Practice using tools for representing meaning and shaping language and labels
  • Different approaches to creating diagrams and instructions for indicating interaction

Prereqs & Preparation

None Appropriate for designers and developers at any stage of their practice.

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