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Website review: ASOS

This week we used Treejack and OptimalSort together to test ASOS — a giant online shopping website for clothing and accessories. Check out what we found here!

How to develop a taxonomy for your information architecture

Learn what a taxonomy is and how it relates to information architecture. Plus, read how to create one using card sorting and tree testing.

Planning a tree test: Part II

Following from part one of this tree testing series, Dave O'Brien shares tips for planning for problems and figuring out roles amongst your team.

Putting employees at the centre of intranet information architecture

What good is having an intranet if it's not designed well? Brian Lamb shares his tips on how to put your employees first when creating an intranet IA.

Planning a tree test: Part I

So you're ready to start a tree test. But how do you correctly plan for it? Dave O'Brien shares his tips for planning a tree test in this two-part series.

Why should you run a tree test?

There are many different reasons why you'd run a tree test. Dave O'Brien explains the how and why of tree testing here.

How to communicate information architecture to others

Information architecture can be a hard topic to explain to others, let alone demonstrate why it's important. Learn how you can communicate it with ease.

How to benchmark your information architecture

If you're making changes to your information architecture, how do you know if it is successful? Read on to find out how to benchmark your current IA.

How to get the most out of tree testing

Steve Byrne joined us on the Optimal Workshop Roadshow in Sydney to share his thoughts on getting structure right and understanding what people want.

Just published: A free book-length guide to tree testing

Tree testing guru Dave O'Brien has just launched his brand new, comprehensive wiki "Tree testing for websites". Have a read and share your thoughts!