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Lesson 13

Website Design Planning Conclusion

This module discussed the importance of having excellent design and planning behind your information architecture.
There are many factors to consider during the process of developing the information architecture, including end-user data, navigation options, and HCI standards. And just as you did with signs and metaphors, you should evaluate the success of your information architecture in the Post-Delivery phase by using site metrics in addition to client and user feedback.
Now that you've completed this module, you should be able to:
  1. Identify how team members contribute to information architecture
  2. Describe how user needs determine information architecture choices
  3. Describe how the site planner assists information architecture planning
  4. Identify common Web organization schemes and structures
  5. Identify types of navigation and labeling
  6. Explain different types of searching
  7. Identify strategies for improving information architecture
  8. Identify HCI guidelines for information architecture
  9. Identify risks that affect creation of information architecture
  10. Describe documents that define the navigational structure of site
  11. Describe a method for modeling information architecture

Information Architecture

Analyzing Information Architecture - Exercise

In the next module, you will learn about planning your software requirements and analyzing those needs.
Click the Exercise link below to confirm your knowledge of various types of navigational elements.
Analyzing Information Architecture - Exercise