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Think Connection, not Creation

There is a brilliant post by Gerry McGovern today entitled Moving from a world of producing to a world of connecting. We have a tendency, McGovern argues, to think of creating value in terms of creating more things, when we should be more concerned with creating connections between things. In a network, he argues, connections between […]

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By Karora (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The War Between Content Management and Hypertext

Summary: As content consumers, we love hypertext. As content creators, we still believe in content management, even after years of disappointment. Content management disappoints because it does not scale for culture. It is time to embrace hypertext instead. I should know better. Every time I put the word “hypertext” in the title of a post, […]

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PDF in a Bottom-up Information Architecture

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Bottom-Up Information Architecture Q and A

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Bottom-Up Information Architecture Q and AThis is another in a series responding to questions from my TC Dojo series on Bottom-up Information Architecture. Q: We are still frequently requested to deliver PDFs. What is the impact of this new way of writing when the deliverable […]

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Search ranking and bottom-up architecture

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Bottom-Up Information Architecture Q and A

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Bottom-Up Information Architecture Q and ADoes a bottom-up information architecture improve search ranking? This is another in a series responding to questions from my TC Dojo series on Bottom-up Information Architecture. I have several questions from the second session on writing, but I’m still working […]

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The Manicouagan crater. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Reference vs. Learning in a Bottom-up Information Architecture

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Bottom-Up Information Architecture Q and A

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Bottom-Up Information Architecture Q and ADo reference and learning require different organization in a bottom-up information architecture? This is another in the series of posts addressing questions from my TC Dojo webinar on Bottom-up Information Architecture. Q: Is there a difference in looking for a […]

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