Results for Jeff Parks

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Blogs, Columns and Journals

IA Podcast
by Jeff Parks (2010)
Subject: Information Architecture - General
Language: English
Abstract: Since 2006, Jeff Parks has been interviewing IA and UX practioners for insights on the discipline.


Presentations and Podcasts

IA Summit 09 - Day 1 Podcasts
by Jeff Parks (3/20/2009)
Subject: Information Architecture - General
Language: English
Abstract: You are (Mostly) Here: Digital Space and The Context Problem – Andrew Hinton
Portable Research: Observing Users on the Go – Nate Bolt
Designing For, With, and Around Advertising – Karen McGrane
Creating Magic Kingdoms: User Experience Lessons from Disney’s Imagineers – Mike Atherton
A Fundamental Disruption: Moving Information Architecture into the Hands of Individual Consumers – Peter Sweeney & Robert Barlow-Busch
ROI: Speaking the Language of Business – Eric Reiss
The Semantic Web: What IAs Need to Know About Web 3.0 – Chiara Fox
Designing Rules: The Engine of User Experience – Dan Brown
A Real Nowhere Man: Managing Remote Teams Remotely – Joe Sokohl
Experience Themes: An Element of Story Applied to Design – Cindy Chastain
Design Games for IA – Donna Spencer
Site Redesign: When Hell Freezes Over Use A Blowtorch – Melissa Matross
Motivating Teams: Inspiring People To Do Great Work – Dorelle Rabinowitz
IA Spy School – Joe Dyer
Evolve or Die: the Future of IA examined – Christina Wodtke, Gene Smith, Russ Unger, Joshua Porter
The Adoption of Web Standards into Web Design and Development: A Report on a Large Survey – David Robbins
Using Enterprise IA to Support Business Strategy: Driving Revenue and Brand Health with Better Information Management – – Samantha Starmer & Gary Carlson


IA Summit 09 - Day 2 Podcasts
by Jeff Parks (3/21/2009)
Subject: Information Architecture - General
Language: English
Abstract: Is Interaction Necessary? – Karl Fast
Personas and politics: The Discursive Construction of The User in IA – Adrienne Massanari
Discovering & Mining The Everyday – Richard Ziade & Tim Meaney
Integrating Effective Prototyping into Your Design Process – Fred Beecher
UX Design & Deliverable Systems – Nathan Curtis
User Interface Issues with Metasearch – Dana Douglas
Usable, INFLUENTIAL Content: We Can Have It All – Colleen Jones
Turning HiPPOs Into Allies: How to Connect with Powerful People in Your Organization – Samantha Starmer
Selling IA – Heuristic Evaluation for the Pitch Process – Russ Unger
Business-Centered Design – Christina Wodtke
Time to Spit on the Table: Being Functionally Appropriate Using Culturally Inappropriate Tactics – Dan Willis
IA For the Rest of the World – Miles Rochford


IA Summit 09 - Day 3 Podcasts
by Jeff Parks (3/22/2009)
Subject: Information Architecture - General
Language: English
Abstract: Gaming the Design: Using Game Design Techniques in the Realm of Investing – Dominic La Cava and Kellie Rae Carter
Leading with Insight – Matthew Milan
Lessons from Slime Mold: How to Survive and Thrive in Ever-Changing Organizational Environments – Kate Rutter
The Art and Science of Seductive Interactions – Stephen Anderson
The Courage to Quit: Starting, Growing and Maintaining Your Own UX Business – Sarah Rice, Whitney Hess, Jenn Anderson, & Christopher Fahey
UX Health Check: A Measure A Day Keeps the Redesign Away – Livia Labate & Austin Govella
Professional IA/UX Organizations – How to Start and Run a Successful Local Group or Chapter – Kyle Soucy, Nasir Barday
An Internet Watered Down (or, How to Save the Mobile Web) – John Pettengill
Evangelizing Yourself: You can’t change the world if no one knows your name – Whitney Hess
Five Minute Madness – IA Summit Community


IA Summit 2009 Closing Plenary: Jesse James Garret
by Jeff Parks (3/22/2009)
Subject: Information Architecture - General
Language: English
Abstract: Jesse James Garrett delivers a passionate closing plenary at the 2009 IA Summit in Memphis, TN.Jesse James Garrett is a noted figure in the IA community, not only for his ground breaking book Elements of User Experience, but for the essay that galvanized the community in 2002, IA Recon .

In this IA Summit Closing Plenary, given without slides while wandering amidst the audience, Jesse examines what he has learned at the conference, he thoughts on the nature of the discipline and the practitioner, and gives bold, perhaps even shocking advice for the future direction of information architecture.

The following is an outline of some of his key points; please download the audio or watch the video for the complete experience.


IA Summit 2009 Keynote: Michael Wesch
by Jeff Parks (3/20/2009)
Subject: Information Architecture - General, Social Context
Language: English
Abstract: Michael Wesch opened the IA Summit this year with an inspired keynote that provides a fresh and ambitious direction for all designers. He points out that our audiences aren’t audiences at all, but rather creators, and our job is not to lecture but to enable. With this new approach comes not only design challenges but the joy of reconnecting people to each other, which he illustrated with a series of extraordinary video clips. Summary and podcast available.


IA Summit 2012: Groundhogs in the Source Code: Navigation as Cross-Channel Sense Making (a conversation with Andrea Resmini)
by Jeff Parks (3/28/2012)
Subject: Conferences & Meetings, Navigation
Language: English
Abstract: Today on Radio Johnny, Jeff Parks talks with Andrea Resmini from the 2012 IA Summit in New Orleans about his presentation, Groundhogs In The Source Code: Navigation as Cross-Channel Sense Making. Andrea describes the ultimate goal of navigation is that of helping the end user understand the places and spaces in which they interact. Drawing on Hollywood movies like Groundhog Day and Source Code – and classic stories such as Dracula as metaphors – Andrea takes listeners on a quest to help them find their way through a variety of interactions.


IA Summit 2012: The Past and Future of Boxes and Arrows - A Conversation with Christina Wodtke
by Jeff Parks (4/9/2012)
Subject: Information Architecture - General
Language: English
Abstract: Jeff Parks talks to Boxes and Arrows founder Christina Wodtke about the past and future of the magazine. Her key message is that designers still need to get their ideas out into the community.


IDEA 2008: An Interview with Andrew Hinton
by Jeff Parks, Russ Unger (8/28/2008)
Subject: Information Organization
Language: English
Abstract: This is the second interview in the series, and this time I pulled the name of Andrew Hinton, Lead Information Architect at Vanguard, from the virtual hat. You may recognize Andrew as the presenter of the closing plenary for the IA Summit in Miami this year. Andrew's blog is Inkblurt and don't be surprised if you end up engrossed in it and feel as if you are getting a free education!


IDEA 2008: An Interview with Bill DeRouchey
by Jeff Parks, Russ Unger (8/14/2008)
Subject: Information Organization
Language: English
Abstract: For this interview, I was fortunate to draw Bill DeRouchey's name. If his name is not familiar to you, some of his work should be. Bill's blog is Push. Click. Touch. (pushclicktouch.com) and his Conversations with Everyday Objects presentation is one that is well worth your time.


IDEA 2008: An Interview with David Armano
by Jeff Parks, Russ Unger (9/4/2008)
Subject: Information Organization
Language: English
Abstract: This is the third interview in the series, and I got to spend time with David Armano, VP Experience Design at Critical Mass. David has been seen at many conferences this year, and has quite possibly been seen cruising through Chicagoland on his motorcycle in his down time. He also blogs about experience design at at Logic + Emotion (darmano.typepad.com).


IDEA 2008: The Chicago Sessions (podcasts)
by Jeff Parks (10/16/2008)
Subject: Information Organization
Language: English
Abstract: The IDEA Conference took place in Chicago on October 7-9 at the Harold Washington Library Center. The speakers pushed the boundaries of what it means to design complex information spaces of all kinds. We can all expand our practice by absorbing their experiences and ideas. In cooperation with the IA Institute, we’re happy to bring you recordings of most conference talks. We hope you enjoy listening to nearly the entire conference via these recordings.


IDEA 2009: An Interview with Leisa Reichelt
by Jeff Parks, Russ Unger (8/3/2009)
Subject: Information Organization
Language: English
Abstract: For this interview, I was able to ask a few questions with Leisa Reichelt. If her name is not familiar to you, it's possible you've heard of the term "ambient intimacy" that she coined (and frankly, is quite too often NOT cited as the source for that). You can learn more about Leisa online at disambiguity where she blogs. You can also be on the lookout for Drupal 7; I hear she had a thing or to do with that…


IDEA 2009: An Interview with Thomas Malaby
by Jeff Parks, Russ Unger (8/22/2009)
Subject: Information Organization
Language: English
Abstract: Living a Second Life in Online Worlds
For this interview, I was able to ask a few questions with Thomas Malaby. Malaby is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and has a forthcoming book titled "Making Virtual Worlds: Linden Lab and Second Life" from Cornell University Press.


IDEA 2009: Social and Experience Design: Inspired Ideas, Practical Outcomes (podcasts)
by Jeff Parks, Russ Unger (11/12/2009)
Subject: Information Organization
Language: English
Abstract: IDEA2009 had the world's foremost thinkers and practitioners converge on Toronto's MaRS Convention Center to share the big ideas that inspire, along with practical solutions for the ways people's lives and systems are converging to affect society. Listen and learn from experts in a variety of fields as we all continue the exploration of Social Experience Design.


Information Architecture, A Global Perspective: A Conversation with Jessica DuVerneay
by Jeff Parks (5/30/2012)
Subject: Conferences & Meetings, Information Architecture - General
Language: English
Abstract: In this podcast, Jeff Parks talks with Jessica DuVerneay, the Global Director for the first annual World Information Architecture Day, held in February 2012. Jessica shares her experience of organizing a global event to celebrate and share the IA discipline.


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