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Abby Covert

Independent Information Architect

New York City

Abby Covert is an independent information architect living and working in New York City. She specializes in delivering a collaborative information architecture process and teaching those that she works with along the way.

She speaks and writes under the pseudonym Abby the IA, focusing on sharing information architecture content with those working within the design and technology communities. She is the author of "How to Make Sense of Any Mess" a book about information architecture for everybody.

She teaches information architecture at The School of Visual Arts and General Assembly NYC. She is the current president of the Information Architecture Institute, a global non-profit membership organization focused on empowering IA leadership, currently serving members in 73 countries.

Previously (23):

What is this User Experience (UX) Thing?

What is this User Experience (UX) Thing?

Learn UX basics and how they relate to your role/ business, understand the process and tools for creating great UX.

12 Times

Understanding Information Architecture

Understanding Information Architecture

User experience today goes beyond the web; learn how to structure the information within these experiences to support increasingly complex business goals and user needs.

9 Times

How to Win the Interview: Building Your Portfolio

How to Win the Interview: Building Your Portfolio

Learn to build your personal portfolio. Decide on format and distribution, and work on your framework.

2 Times

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