Upping your game: Five things IAs need to talk about more

A session at IA Summit 2011

Friday 1st April, 2011

1:45am to 2:30am (MST)

Learning how to do information architecture holistically is damn hard, and standard IA conferences and books often don’t deliver so much as they repeat the same tired old saws. How’s a sophomore IA to learn and improve their practice in this echo chamber? By challenging ourselves to explore disciplines outside of IA.

We’ll talk about just a few of the disciplines we can draw insight and wisdom from. We’ll learn why it’s important to make sure our findings are statistically valid, how a passion for literature translates into better communication skills, and why we should take psychology, business and relationships as seriously as we take IA. Finally, we’ll examine real-life examples of how going outside of our comfort zone can help us produce our strongest, most innovative, and best work.

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Leanna Gingras

putting together the pieces of the UX puzzle. also: voracious reader, hockey player, mustache enthusiast bio from Twitter

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IA Summit 2011

United States United States, Denver

30th March to 3rd April 2011

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Time 1:45am2:30am MST

Date Fri 1st April 2011

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