CRUX #5: Information architecture in action

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In the crowded and complex world we live in, great user experiences can make all the difference to the way we navigate day-to-day life.

CRUX#5 reveals the many faces of information architecture at work and its positive impact in the fields of business, entertainment, education, and more. Our enthusiastic and knowledgeable contributors generously paint a picture of the challenges, opportunities and benefits of harnessing the power of IA in their world.

In this issue:

  • Author/teacher and games user research expert Steve Bromley reveals some fascinating, even surprising insights from the niche world of UX for video games.
  • Product Designer Katie Del Angel from Shopify shares some of her favorite ways to adopt an IA mindset when designing digital products.
  • Digital interactive designer Kate Berry talks information architecture according to the world of visitor experience
  • Chantal Schweizer from Earley Information Science dives into the all important area of taxonomies and the merits of following best practice to help drive success in the world of eCommerce
  • And UX Researcher Rebecca Klee shares five approaches to increase the alignment and impact of your IA research.

As always we’re grateful to all our contributors for helping shine a light on the fascinating, even addictive world of UX. They certainly captured our imagination and attention – we hope they inspire and even surprise you too. 

Welcome to CRUX#5

P.S. We’re already on the lookout for contributors for our next edition of CRUX for 2022.  To find out more please drop us a line.