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Boxes and Arrows: Bringing yourBoxes and Arrows: Bringing your personas to life in real life
The way you communicate the personas and present your deliverables is key to ensuring consistency of vision. Without that consistency, you
Computer-Human Interaction Forum of Oregon:Computer-Human Interaction Forum of Oregon: The Concrete Aspects of Information Architecture The four main deliverables of an information architect are User Scenarios, Webmaps, Interaction Flows and Storyboards. Storyboards show all the details of a site, flows show the functionality, webmaps show navigational and informational hierarchy, and user scenarios show user personas achieving their goals via the site.
Cooper Interaction Design: Whole lottaCooper Interaction Design: Whole lotta thwarting going on
When building a content-management system, it's essential that it not only look good on paper, but that it avoids institutionalizing any dysfunctional dynamics in the organization as well. The best way to do that is to model the system ahead of time with organizational and individual personas, whose goals will determine the shape of the system. Only in this way can we stop thwarting one another.
Web Techniques: Effective Info ArchitectureWeb Techniques: Effective Info Architecture
There are techniques and people who can help you become a better information architect. You're about to learn the techniques; your users are the people who can help you. Through techniques such as personas, card sorting, and pen and paper testing you stay close to your users and should have a good idea of how to design for them.