The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has been examining IA and developing a framework for how IA can be used to develop an inventory of federal government programs. The problem they are facing is inconsistency around definitions and information across agencies. The ultimate goal is to...
Recap: The Future of IA Retreat
Held the first weekend in October, the Future of Information Architecture Retreat was a resounding success. About 45 people from fourcountries met at the Asilomar conference center in California andengaged in two days of workshops, conversations, and socializing. Itwas as educational as a conference but more intense, with anenvironment that allowed for more interaction among attendees.
There's already talk of holding more retreats like this, in LatinAmerica and the US East Coast. It's not hard to plan. For this event,Christina Wodtke took the initiative and selected a location. A smallcommittee then recruited speakers and planned simple logistics. TheInstitute contributed some money to defray costs through our eventsponsorship program. AIfIA members can do this, too, anywhere in theworld: it'd be great to see more retreats happen.
Or, best of all, submit a proposal for sponsorship of your own IA retreat.
The IAI publishes a Salary Survey each year that examines salary in terms of experience, education, age, gender, geography, and job category so that you can get insight about IA salary expectations. The institute’s annual salary survey is one our most viewed and widely shared items.
Thank you to everyone who joined the virtual 2017 Information Architecture Institute annual general meeting on October 11 at 9am PT/4pm GMT.
Here are some of the links we mentioned in todays meeting:Salary Survey sneak peek – The full report will be coming out soon! IAI Library...