El Profesional de la Información. jul/ago2010, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p417-424. 8p. 5 Color Photographs, 1 Diagram, 3 Charts.
Cloud computing, Information architecture, Information retrieval, Web development, Web design, and Prototypes
The planning and design of a web site information architecture necessarily involves a prototype proposal for the architectural structure of the informational environment. The aim of this paper is to analyze and evaluate a range of tools that facilitate the development of the wireframes in the design and creation of web sites. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
El Profesional de la Información. mai/jun2004, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p220-226. 6p. 2 Color Photographs, 1 Black and White Photograph, 5 Diagrams.
Web development, Information architecture, Knowledge management, Information science, and Internet programming
Creating a new web site requires prior work on information architecture and usability, leading to a series of deliverables: requirements specifications, blueprints (box and arrow diagrams), wireframes (graphic and conceptual site representation sometimes serving as mock-ups), as well as user tests and prototyping. This article provides a case study of the creation process of a web site from the perspective of the information architect, The site is dynamic (involving web programming and the use of a relational database) and had to meet standards of excellence regarding findability and user experience. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]