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The more we know about what they do and their challenges, and vice versa, the more we respect each other’s work, resulting in strong teamwork. 27 A Practical Guide to Information Architecture ~ Who does IA? I also produce short documentary and fiction films, as an extension of wanting to communicate stories and topics I’ve learned about through another immersive media. I’m glad to see that video is becoming more and more part of online user experiences and would like to keep working in both my IA and video careers.
But often things fell between the cracks. How did it all fit together? How would it be received by the users? What did users want? I saw this as an opportunity to take a more holistic view of a project, plugging the cracks, introducing those arcane arts ‘usability’ and ‘information architecture’. I did the usual things – read books, went to seminars and conferences – but above all I just started doing it. ). It took a lot of negotiation and relationship management. I also made myself the ‘go-to man’ for usability and IA.
This is the key question, and can be one of the hardest to articulate. After all, it’s such an abstract question. But it does need to be answered, or you’ll get to the ‘end’ of the project and find out that you’ve done a lot of work for no outcome. Sometimes the answers are fairly obvious. But it is still worthwhile to check that everyone is on the same page and wants to achieve the same thing. Goals usually fall into three different types – making more money, reducing costs or helping people make better decisions.
A Practical Guide to Information Architecture (Practical Guide Series) by Donna Spencer