I am very proud to have been invited to speak at World Information Architecture Day (WIAD) in Zurich this coming February 21, 2015. World Information Architecture Day is the brainchild of the Information Architecture Institute, and the idea behind the day is that different cities across the world simultaneously host a day of celebration of […]
Football’s governing body, FIFA, required a set of classifications and definitions for the official documents they’ve created – all 70,000 of them. Over the course of 6 months Adam Ungstad worked with stakeholders from across this dynamic organization to build consensus on a set of terms, classes, hierarchy and definitions that describe the content they produce. […]
At a project kick-off for an enterprise information architecture project we started this summer for the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) we used a useful technique to determine enterprise priorities for classification and taxonomy projects. I call the exercise “Metadata Dot-Mocracy.”
This April I had the pleasure of speaking at the annual Information Architecture Summit in Baltimore, Washington. My talk was called ‘Metadata in the Cross-Channel Ecosystem’, and these are the slides.
Slides from my talk for UX Romandie at the Hotel Bristol in Geneva, Switzerland March 26 2013 are on slideshare – please see below! Thank you to UX Romandie for being fantastic hosts for the eveing and providing a great venue. And thank you also to everyone that came to the talk – I had a […]
Today I had the pleasure of visiting the University of Laussane, Switzerland to see an exhibit on Hungarian architect Yona Friedman, called the Genesis of a Vision. I’m certainly no expert on Mr. Friedman’s work, but I found the exhibit interesting coming from the perspective of someone who designs space with information. There were a […]
This poster is a follow up to “Better Cross-Channel Experiences with Metadata,” a presentation delivered by Adam Ungstad to the IA Summit in New Orleans 2012. It was Adam Ungstad’s submission to Euro IA 2012 poster night. Here’s the original description: To date, the Information Architecture and User Experience fields have focused largely on how information should […]
Adam Ungstad was lucky enough to speak at the Information Architecture Summit in New Orleans 2012, tackling the subject of metadata. Slides from the presentation are presented below, and the original session description follows: Metadata provides a foundation for the cross-channel experiences we consume in the dawn of the 21st century by enabling consistency, context […]