Download an easy-to-use template you can print and cut to create cards for your card sorting workshops. Save time when working with multiple audience groups and larger website structures.Read post
We have just released an update to Naview with several improvements. You can now subscribe for one month only, and we also have a special offer for new customers! Read the full post for details.Read post
Naview helps you to design and build navigation prototypes quickly and test the usability of your navigation with users. It is made specifically for user experience and information architects, business analysts and web designers who design large website structures. We have been working hard on a new version of Naview and the beta is finally out! Read the full post for more.Read post
Kent L. Norman published an interesting book titled “The Psychology of Menu Selection: Designing Cognitive Control at the Human/Computer Interface” almost two decades ago. This post lists some the menu design guidelines provided in the book, adapted for information architects to use with today’s websites.Read post
In recent card sorting sessions, we have made a poster with “card sorting guidelines” available to the participants. These guidelines serve as a quick reference when the participants are immersed in sorting the cards and remind them of the “do’s” and “don’ts” in grouping and labelling. Read the full post for more.Read post
It is important that users can easily find the information they are looking for on your website – otherwise they’ll leave. It’s a good idea to test your new information architecture with real users before building the site.
Read the full post on how to run effective IA testing using a new tool called C-Inspector and how it compares to Optimal Workshop’s Treejack.Read post
Read the full post for a video introduction to Naview and an overview of the new sharing functionality.Read post
Naview is a new navigation preview tool for rapid information architecture prototyping. It helps information architects design and visualise a new navigational structure and aims to bridge the gap between card sorting and IA user testing. Read the full post for more.Read post
You have designed an information architecture for a new website that you’re going to build. How do you make sure it’s easy for your users to find the information they are looking for? By testing with real users.
Read the full post on how to run effective IA testing using Treejack, a great new tool from Optimal Workshop.Read post