Best practice advice for overhauling the Information Architecture of a large website. For various reasons, we are looking to drastically overhaul the IA of a large (many 1000s of pages) site, to reflect a change in purpose. I'm interested in practical considerations and best practice ways to ensure the transition is as seamless as possible for users, search engines and wotnot. [more inside]
Where's the best place for UX/UI/IA/ID people to work in New York City? I'm an interaction designer/user experience person at an agency in NYC looking for something new. Khoi Vinh's essay, The End of Client Services, has me thinking that it's time to step away from agency life. [more inside]
How can a library student prepare to become an information architect? [more inside]
Some friends and I are going to be playing Arkham Horror this Friday. None of us has ever played before. What advice can you give to a bunch of first-timers? [more inside]
New intranet, new information architecture. How to represent and publish an entire organisational structure without resorting to a massive branching tree of pages? [more inside]
Do the FBI and CIA ever make exceptions to their hiring requirements? [more inside]
This is a bit of a follow up to this question. I'm contemplating a small comics project staring a fictionalised version of HP Lovecraft (something I've done before but thsi will be slight higher profile) and the title will be something along the lnes of "H.P. Lovecraft's World of Weirdness". Is the use of his name in the title like that, which might imply some kind of authorship or endorsement or somesuch, likely to bring the Lovecraft estate down on me like a ton of bricks?
Please recommend resources for learning more about and staying current on user experience design and information architecture. [more inside]
Isometric Charts in Visio: Though I work on a Mac, I need to produce IA documents and Wireframes that clients can open and dink with in Visio. I'd like to produce an isometric network diagram similar to that seen here, perhaps using the templates and shapes available here, but I can't seem to make it all work. Advice?
I have a client who wants to reveal its entire site map in the left navigation. What left-hand navigation examples can I show them as an alternative? [more inside]
How do I quickly reorder (multiple) pages in a very long visio document? [more inside]
What is the copyright status of works derived from the Cthulhu Mythos? more specifically, could someone just put out their own book, movie or comic extending the Mythos (and using shared characters) or would they have to get permission and pay someone first? [more inside]