Hey, if you are still hanging out here (2008 site) then you should be http://iasummit2010.crowdvine.com/ instead.
Hi folks, We've started posting the podcasts on B&A. There is one from the first day and two each from days 2 and 3. We'll be posting them over the next week or two. Day 1 - http://www.boxesandarrows.com/view/ia-summit-2008-day-1 Day 2 - http://www.boxesandarrows.com/view/ia-summit-2008-day-2 Day 3 - http://www.boxesandarrows.com/view/ia-summit-2008-day-3 If you want to get them automatically, catch the iTunes podcast on any of the podcast pages.... [read more]
Does anyone have a picture of the conference rooms we were in with the 70s ceilings? I'm trying to spice up my slides presenting on the conference here at work and want to show the basementness.
At the last couple of IA Summits I've attended, I've used the Five Minute Madness session to deliver anonymous quotes overheard at the conference. This year, I've stashed them on my blog. See this year's quotes on UX Crank (http://www.uxcrank.com) (To see just the specific post: http://dswillis.com/uxcrank/?p=50)
Anyone who got my business card- I'm no longer with that company. You can reach me at charlene [dot] mcbride [at] gmail [dot] com yeah life's amusing that way
I had been reticent to attend the summit. I've attended seven, spent last year facing all sorts of life challenges, asking "Am I finding personal satisfaction in IA?" "Does this environment support me in being the contribution I hope to be?" The answer is a resounding yes. Thanks to Stacy Surla who encouraged me in this space to drag my sorry ass to Miami. Thanks to the DC IA community for unwavering support, to the greater IA community for inspi... [read more]
While it's still fresh in your mind, please take a moment to fill out our survey for the Wall of Deliverables: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=h6qQh3bKFYWd01zE4cJDxQ_3d_3d We want to do it again next year and your input can help make it better! Thanks, -- Dan
Just in case anyone is missing that one.
There was so much wonderful information shared at the conference that I am still trying to digest it all. Specially those presentations that I could not attend because I was in another one. Please let us know where the files are for download. I would like to collect them for reference and to organize my thoughts. However, I have not found a "conference proceedings" page with them all together. Is there such a page? Do we have to look for the pres... [read more]
Now that I've met you all I've become such a groupie. Thanks IA Summit. I had a great time.
Well, I can't seem to do it all, and one of the things I didn't do was get any official photos of the IA Slam team in full pirate drag. If you got any good ones, I'd be happy to see them. You can put them up on flickr and point me at them, or you can email them directly to me at email@example.com. Thanks so much for everyone who played! With your help we can keep IA wacky!
Yesterday I was asked what had been my favorite part of the summit so far. Although I always learn a great deal and I come away with solutions to problems, I said my favorite part is being around my IA peers. :) Thank you to all who indulged my research on IA and public policy. I can't wait to see you all again next year! Cheers!
This was a really great experience and a wonderful way for me to spend my weekend, though I admit that the Monday blues have now infected my Tuesday return to work. I should start saving now to make sure that I make it back for next year.
In honor of those comrades who could not catch the 5-minute madness (that's you @cind!!!), I twittered it for you: * http://twitter.com/austingovella The first madness was "unconf in seattle same weekend as euroia" (on page 2, currently)... And the last madness was JJG's "nothing is true. tell everyone". Of course, all madness was edited for content and fun. The 140-character madness of 5-minute madness. Or something.
Great conference. It was great meeting so many wonderful people and not having to explain what an IA is. Good job organizers.
My preso - Why Markets Love the Internet (or The 1 Hour MBA for User Experience Designers and Other Layabouts) - is now online. (http://www.slideshare.net/akirtland) Please look for updates and more information at www.usablemarkets.com. ~alex
Hi all, The poster and handouts for "Personas OF the Information Architect" are online at http://personasofia.karemaker.com Let me know how you use them! A more elaborate article using more data from the survey will follow.
I've been scribbling down the link to give people my conference notes that I'm creating for coworkers and friends back home and I thought I might as well just throw it up here for the general public. http://rebekahgolden.blogspot.com/
Just got home. It was a blast. Can't wait to see what trouble awaits me back at the office. Looking forward to next year already!
I just put up a more functional version of the My Network page. The want-to-meet feature is now more prominent as it feeds into a to-meet list. Also, now that the conference is winding down you should try the vcard export from that page. That way you can take all your new contacts to a more permanent home (like your email address book).
Anyone want to share a cab?
A big thank you to the person who found and returned my camera this morning to the registration table - I appreciate it!!
How does UPA copare to IA Summit? I've never been to UPA before and am thinking of going. Is it worth it?
For those who may be interested in my presentation, the slides are available at http://www.slideshare.net/floraslides
Additonal context: The goal of the Plain Language Legislation moving through congress is to establish plain language as the standard style of writing for any Government document intended to communicate to the public. This legislation is "more lawyer-friendly" than last year's attempt to improve the structure of regulatory writing but still embraces the belief that Government communication can support human beings. Happy to chatter more with any c... [read more]
People are asking for your super excellent mentoring!
H.R. 3548, the Plain Language in Government Communications Act, is coming up for a vote on the House floor MONDAY (tomorrow) Please call your member of Congress TODAY and urge a vote for the bill on Monday! http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=h110-3548 Thom
Is someone available to take a picture at the IAI booth this afternoon and post to flickr? Come by if you can.
I just put up a sign up sheet for a Monday lunch table for financial services industry (birds of a feather).