We are often too busy to step back and take a look at our profession beyond the tasks and skills we need to perfect. Let’s head on a journey to discover what are the bits and pieces that make up IA and UX. To get there, we will go meta: Use information architecture…to create an information architecture…of information architecture. How far down the rabbit hole can we go? What will we find along the way?
What we do know is that we will reveal the underpinnings of our profession and learn new facets to expand our understanding of IA and UX.
About the speakers
Ren Pope is the Owner and Principal of Info-Do based out of Washington DC. He has over 25 years of leadership and vision in the information science field. Ren has held various interesting positions both in and out of the UX career field these include speech and policy writing, modeling and simulation, and designing knowledge management systems.
Ren focuses his passion for information sciences, where he designs content management systems. He has studied and strives to perfect the use of taxonomies, ontologies, concept maps as well as overall information modeling to ensure the intent of design endures in the product. Ren enjoys writing and speaking about the theory and practice of the information sciences; and in his free time, he likes running around in the outdoors, pushing buttons and turning knobs to make music, and throwing things into barrels to age them.