Taxonomy for App Makers

A session at IA Summit 2013

Saturday 6th April, 2013

10:15am to 11:00am (EST)

Users of all kinds increasingly access online data through mobile devices, both in native applications and on responsive websites. As a profession, we’ve eagerly embraced the changes that mobile contexts bring to interaction design. Our approach to higher-level organization, however, is still deeply influenced by the habits we learned from designing for the fixed-width web.

This talk explores the changing role of taxonomy work in the world of mobile application design and development. We will discuss the types of taxonomies used in traditional web work and see how a careful re-envisioning of these tools can lead to a stronger and more flexible mobile-aware development cycle. We will also see how using tailored taxonomy work can be used to create cohesion and consistency across an entire information ecosystem.

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Andy Fitzgerald

Interaction designer at frog, doctor of language & literature, flamenco guitarist, occasional marathoner, amateur cognitive linguist.

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Time 10:15am11:00am EST

Date Sat 6th April 2013


Harborside Ballroom B, Baltimore Marriott Waterfront

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