Information Architect (development)
(IA) Information architecture is the art of expressing a model or concept of information used in activities that require explicit details of complex systems. Among these activities are Content Management Systems, web development, user interactions, database development, programming, technical writing, enterprise architecture, and system software design. Information architecture has different meanings in the various branches of IS or Information Technology architecture.
Most definitions have common qualities: a structural design of shared environments, methods of organizing and labeling websites, intranets, and online communities, and ways of bringing the principles of design and architecture to the digital landscape
- Without a good understanding of your content, you will not be able to create an information architecture that works well for current and future content.
- If you do not know all about the context, you will not be able to create something that works for people and the business, and
you will have endless trouble in the project.
Information architecture (IA) is the structural design of shared information environments; the art and science of organizing and labeling websites, intranets, online communities and software to support usability and findability; and an emerging community of practice focused on bringing principles of design and architecture to the digital landscape.
Typically, it involves a model or concept of information which is used and applied to activities that require explicit details of complex
information systems. These activities include library systems and database development.