IA Summit 2018 Pre-Conference WorkshopTopic(s): information architecture
Note: Full-day workshops include lunch!
A solid information architecture is essential for outstanding digital products and services. IA is what makes it possible for people to find and understand things within an information environment. Whether you are new to the field or looking for a refresher, this day-long workshop will take you on a tour of the most important elements that go into creating and managing an information architecture that serves both the goals of the organization that commissions it and those of the people who will use it.
About the speaker(s)
Jorge Arango is an information architect with over 20 years of experience designing digital products and services. He is a partner in Futuredraft, a digital product and system design consultancy based in Oakland, CA. He has designed information environments for all types of organizations, ranging from developing world non-profits to Fortune 500 corporations.
Jorge is a frequent speaker at global UX conferences. He is the co-author of Information Architecture for the Web and Beyond, the fourth edition of O’Reilly’s celebrated “polar bear” book. He has also served the global UX community as president and director of the Information Architecture Institute and as thematic director of the first World IA Day.
As a designer, Jorge aims to produce information environments that help people understand and interact with their world more effectively. He is influenced by his background in architecture, which he is passionate about.