After months of hard work, we are delighted to officially announce our new IA Institute website. We approached this daunting task with a phased approach to release the front-end initially and then jump into the future phases for the membership, mentor and library experience. The previous site is...
Navigating the Thorny World of Web Projects
"Your clients live in turbulent environments: How do you help them find their way?" According to Sam Ladner and Matthew Milan, one powerful tool for strategic planning is a process called "Backcasting." Milan and Ladner have developed an agile version that can be used by IAs to work with clients to make structure and order out of the chaos. In their IA Summit Redux session on Info Architecture island, Ladner and Milan described backcasting as a tool that helps in the strategic design of shared information environments. They offered a clear set of techniques for working in a participatory and engaging fashion with stakeholders to develop backcasting scenarios. The results of backcasting include discovery, trust-building, consensus, and a range of possible end states with roadmaps to getting there.
We are pleased to welcome the following people to the IA Institute Board of Directors.
President: Dan Klyn
Treasurer: Natasha Kendall
Development Director: Judy Siegel
Programming and Events Director: Samantha Raddatz
Strategic Planning and Projects...
We hope you will join us for our exciting Board of Directors goal for 2016-2018. Board Elections
To kick things off, we are pleased to announce elections for seven board positions. Details on IAI Director positions.President Treasurer Development Director Community Director...