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Development Methodologies

  July 09, 2002  

Using Flowmaps in a Team: Steps to Increasing Their Effectiveness

Erin Malone's presentation on flowmaps from ASIS&T's 2002 Information Architect Summit. See the presentation [Powerpoint format]...

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Documentation Examples from Dan Brown's Portfolio

An interesting series of documentation samples from the portfolio of Information Architect Dan Brown. See the portfolio...

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  June 11, 2002  

Conceptual User Interface: A New Tool for Designing E-Commerce User Interfaces

"Customers wanted us to design their highly interactive e-commerce Web sites very quickly. But the Web user interface design tools we were using were too slow. iXL developed a new tool, called a Conceptual User Interface (CUI), that allowed us to quickly and iteratively design interactive Web user interfaces in a shorter period of time. To improve quality and efficiency, we used the CUI with other design steps and tools." By Lawrence J. Najjar.

Of course, iXL isn't around as such anymore, and the successor probably doesn't use this approach, but it's worth taking a look at, if only to provoke some thought. Read the article...

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IBM Ease of Use/Web Design Guidelines

"This information is most valuable for novice and intermediate level Web designers, but contains tips and other information that may be useful to more experienced designers. As we continue our research and add more information to these guidelines, we hope to make them increasingly useful to experienced designers." The information is broken out into the following main topics: Planning, Design, Production, Maintenance, E-Commerce Topics, Bibliography. This kind of information from IBM is usually quite good. Visit the website...

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