IA Anything Goes: The myth of User-Centered Information Architecture

"A successful information architect understands the way users access information, but also realizes that there are other variables and important factors that need to be taken into account when doing the job." Okay, so this seems really obvious to me, but apparently it comes as some surprise to some people that considerations other than those purely related to customer tasks and goals are involved in the decisions about how web applications are designed. In any event, Jeff Lash's Digital Web article should disabuse you of this particular belief. Read the article...

Posted by seralat at 09:45 PM on October 26, 2002
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