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Information architecture : designing information environments for purpose

Author: Alan Gilchrist; Barry Mahon
Publisher: London : Facet, 2004.
Series: Managing information for the knowledge economy series.
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Much of the development in the tools and techniques for manipulating information has been ad-hoc and little attention has been paid to the broader issues of coherence and co-ordination of the  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gilchrist, Alan.
Information architecture.
London : Facet, 2004
(OCoLC)603914975
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Gilchrist; Barry Mahon
ISBN: 1856044874 9781856044875
OCLC Number: 53068509
Description: xxii, 266 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: A brief history of information architecture - Peter Morville Introduction - Barry Mahon and Alan Gilchrist PART 1: THE DESIGN ENVIRONMENT 1. Developing an information model for information- and knowledge-based organizations - Mike Fisher 2. Document, information, data, content: How to model information? - Catherine Leloup 3. Developing a scalable information architecture for a cross-sectoral, distributed citizen's information system: The Seamless UK experience - Mary Rowlatt with Cathy Day, Jo Morris and Rob Davies PART 2: SOFTWARE ENVIRONMENTS 4. Specifying and procuring software - Bob Wiggins 5. The care and feeding of software vendors for IA environments - John Gregory 6. A flexible architecture for managing current awareness - Sabine Kruse and Manfred Hauer PART 3: MANAGING METADATA 7. Why and when would you use XML in text-based systems? - Derek Sturdy 8 Topic maps: Indexing in 3-D - Bob Bater 9. A devolved architecture for public sector interoperability - Stella G. Dextre Clarke 10. Identifiers and interoperability - Elizabeth Scott-Wilson 11. Information architecture and vocabularies for browse and search - Amy J. Warner 12. The taxonomy: A mechanism, rather than a tool, that needs a strategy for development and application - Alan Gilchrist 13. From architecture to construction: The electronic records management programme at the DTI - Liz MacLachlan 14. Building a business taxonomy: A work in progress - Ruth McLaughlin and Angela Greenwood PART 4 THE USER INTERFACE 15. Interfaces: Expressions of IA - Janice Fraser 16. Guru interview - Marylaine Block interviews Genie Tyburski 17. Designing a worldwide experience for PeopleSoft - Janice Fraser and Camille Sobalvarro. A brief history of information architecture - Peter Morville Introduction - Barry Mahon and Alan Gilchrist PART 1: THE DESIGN ENVIRONMENT 1. Developing an information model for information- and knowledge-based organizations - Mike Fisher 2. Document, information, data, content: How to model information? - Catherine Leloup 3. Developing a scalable information architecture for a cross-sectoral, distributed citizen's information system: The Seamless UK experience - Mary Rowlatt with Cathy Day, Jo Morris and Rob Davies PART 2: SOFTWARE ENVIRONMENTS 4. Specifying and procuring software - Bob Wiggins 5. The care and feeding of software vendors for IA environments - John Gregory 6. A flexible architecture for managing current awareness - Sabine Kruse and Manfred Hauer PART 3: MANAGING METADATA 7. Why and when would you use XML in text-based systems? - Derek Sturdy 8 Topic maps: Indexing in 3-D - Bob Bater 9. A devolved architecture for public sector interoperability - Stella G. Dextre Clarke 10. Identifiers and interoperability - Elizabeth Scott-Wilson 11. Information architecture and vocabularies for browse and search - Amy J. Warner 12. The taxonomy: A mechanism, rather than a tool, that needs a strategy for development and application - Alan Gilchrist 13. From architecture to construction: The electronic records management programme at the DTI - Liz MacLachlan 14. Building a business taxonomy: A work in progress - Ruth McLaughlin and Angela Greenwood PART 4 THE USER INTERFACE 15. Interfaces: Expressions of IA - Janice Fraser 16. Guru interview - Marylaine Block interviews Genie Tyburski 17. Designing a worldwide experience for PeopleSoft - Janice Fraser and Camille Sobalvarro. A brief history of information architecture - Peter Morville Introduction - Barry Mahon and Alan Gilchrist PART 1: THE DESIGN ENVIRONMENT 1. Developing an information model for information- and knowledge-based organizations - Mike Fisher 2. Document, information, data, content: How to model information? - Catherine Leloup 3. Developing a scalable information architecture for a cross-sectoral, distributed citizen's information system: The Seamless UK experience - Mary Rowlatt with Cathy Day, Jo Morris and Rob Davies PART 2: SOFTWARE ENVIRONMENTS 4. Specifying and procuring software - Bob Wiggins 5. The care and feeding of software vendors for IA environments - John Gregory 6. A flexible architecture for managing current awareness - Sabine Kruse and Manfred Hauer PART 3: MANAGING METADATA 7. Why and when would you use XML in text-based systems? - Derek Sturdy 8 Topic maps: Indexing in 3-D - Bob Bater 9. A devolved architecture for public sector interoperability - Stella G. Dextre Clarke 10. Identifiers and interoperability - Elizabeth Scott-Wilson 11. Information architecture and vocabularies for browse and search - Amy J. Warner 12. The taxonomy: A mechanism, rather than a tool, that needs a strategy for development and application - Alan Gilchrist 13. From architecture to construction: The electronic records management programme at the DTI - Liz MacLachlan 14. Building a business taxonomy: A work in progress - Ruth McLaughlin and Angela Greenwood PART 4 THE USER INTERFACE 15. Interfaces: Expressions of IA - Janice Fraser 16. Guru interview - Marylaine Block interviews Genie Tyburski 17. Designing a worldwide experience for PeopleSoft - Janice Fraser and Camille Sobalvarro.
Series Title: Managing information for the knowledge economy series.
Responsibility: edited by Alan Gilchrist and Barry Mahon.

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