Cigarettes, Wine and Design: a reflection on Euro IA 2010

September 24-25, 2010 found me in Paris, France attending the 6th installation of the Euro IA summit. I hadn’t been to a design conference in a while and it had been nearly 5 years since I’d been to a professional event in Europe (last one was the ERA World Design Congress of 2005 in Gothenberg … Continue reading Cigarettes, Wine and Design: a reflection on Euro IA 2010

Lean IA: Getting out of the deliverables business

Updated: This topic has been expanded with a broader focus from Lean IA to Lean UX. The full essay version of the topic can be found on Smashing Magazine while the most recent presentation deck version can be found on Slideshare.   Traditionally Information Architecture (and its siblings Interaction Design, UX Design, et al) has … Continue reading Lean IA: Getting out of the deliverables business