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2019-03-22: IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty says “You will never have AI without IA.” Check it out …

2019-02-24: Congratulations to the organizers of World IA Day Seattle 2019. What a fantastic gathering. The …

2018-01-11: Are you a UX professional in the Seattle area? You need to know about this spiffy new resource for …

2017-12-26: Think navigation’s not important for driving user experience? Survata asked customers to name …

2017-08-05: What is Information Architecture? Looking for a comprehensive overview of information architecture? Look no further. This curated list …

2017-07-18: Balenciaga One of my IA students pointed me to this site: https://www.balenciaga.com Just take a quick look. …

2017-07-09: Clever header This is really clever: a global navigation header that doubles as a progress indicator for the …

2017-06-28: Dewey's biased decimal system Check out this week’s Every Little Thing podcast. It’s nominally about the Dewey Decimal System, but …

2017-06-25: Miller's Law isn't for IAs Here’s an article that busts the myth that Miller’s 7 +/-2 concept has any bearing on navigation …

2017-05-22: YADIA: “IA defines spatial relationships and organizational systems, and seeks to establish …

2017-05-21: Glushko's definition of IA Yet Another Definition of IA (YADIA): “The activity of Information Architecture [is] designing an …

2017-05-09: Breadcrumbs Yes, you need breadcrumbs on your ecommerce site. You need location breadcrumbs, which show your …

2017-05-08: Deeper T So excited for Vanessa Foss & @magshanley’s new venture Deeper T. Their first round of UX …

2017-04-29: Join us at the next Taxonomists’ Congress / Taxonomy Meetup in Seattle on May 16th at …

2017-04-27: Partly to test this blog’s linkage with micro.blog, I thought I’d mention that …

2016-04-02: Seth's Blog: Survey questions Seth Godin breaks down the difference between a survey and a census and why you would choose one …

2016-03-19: Information Everywhere, Architects Everywhere The following is adapted from my opening remarks at World IA Day Seattle 2016, which took place on …

2015-09-03: The Politics of Navigation podcast now available The audio of the talk I did for the 2015 IA Summit is now available on the IA Summit Library. …

2015-08-21: Taxonomy First Great article by Seth Earley that lays out why taxonomy is fundamental to helping businesses come to …

2015-01-28: The Unexpected Virtue of Metadata It's really hard to get people to understand why it's worth investing in metadata and taxonomy …

2014-10-12: TextExpander Abbreviations I spent some time following Zach Holmquist's lead this morning: That was all I needed to have the …

2014-09-13: A unicycle for the mind I go back and forth on the Apple Watch, but my first reaction was "I don't get it." Why would I pay …

2014-09-11: Where new ideas take root - FT.com (via Bob DuCharme on the Taxocop mailing list; free registration required to read the article on …

2014-08-30: Selling Information Architecture Smart stuff from Abby Covert: In my opinion, IA is not something that needs to be sold. IA is …

2014-05-11: What Screens Want I've had this piece open in a Safari tab for months and I regret that I've taken so long to read it. …

2014-03-03: Overthinking Simplicity Via Marco Arment, I found this post by Lukas Mathis about his experience switching from an iPad to a …

2013-07-13: How Search Amplifies Enterprise Collaboration There's so much good stuff in this post by Christian Buckley. It's about enterprise collaboration, …

2013-06-03: Don't like Smart post by jeswin about how Facebook is broken by design. In the end, there is a lot to learn …

2013-04-27: Data, Information, Knowledge, Wisdom Data, information, knowledge, and wisdom… for all the importance these concepts take on in our …

2013-04-21: App.Net as a proto personal cloud service and VRM accelerator Photo by Sam Howzit - http://flic.kr/p/dhu7NB If you haven't paid much attention to App.net (ADN) …

2013-04-10: Notes from the 2013 IA Summit, Baltimore, MD Last week I attended the IA Summit in Baltimore. It was my first IA Summit and I'm very glad I …

2013-03-23: Video: Mind Reader Reveals his Secret Trick for Gaining Personal Info What is the source of this mind reader's amazing powers? Prepare to be blown away. Via Laughing …

2013-02-18: VRM and Information Management So I'm a wee bit late posting this, but I was working on a poster presentation for this year's IA …

2012-11-25: Term: Information radiator So, here’s a term that’s new to me: Alistair.Cockburn.us | Information radiator: "Coined …

2012-11-25: A “clickable” world Drew Olanoff suggests that Twitter could extend the hashtag idea to make "bits and pieces of data …

2012-05-26: A Smart Bike This is why the future is in metadata. Phil Windley gets us thinking about what a "smart bike" might …

2012-01-29: Information Architecture Defined I ran across this definition of information architecture at IBM's developerWorks site and thought …

2011-07-04: The Overhead Implications of Relationship Management I've been invited to join Google+, but every time I try to join I get the message that Google has …

2011-04-24: Dependencies Proponents of VRM and the Personal Data Ecosystem are facing an uphill battle. In order to move the …

2011-02-06: The Information Management Elevator Pitch Redux I just came across some notes I took at this year's orientation for Mid-Career MSIMers. "The …