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Peter Morville is a pioneer of the fields of information architecture and user experience. He's been helping people to plan since 1994. Clients include AT&T, Cisco, eBay, Harvard, IBM, Macy's, the Library of Congress, and the National Cancer Institute. He has delivered keynotes and workshops in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. His work has been covered by Business Week, The Economist, NPR, and The Wall Street Journal. Peter lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan with his wife, two daughters, and a dog named Knowsy. ...more

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World IA Day, Inc.

It’s been a cathartic year for the information architecture community. In the wake of the dissolution of the IA Institute, grief and sorrow linger, yet even now there are signs of new life arising from the ashes. Volunteers are working hard to ensure that both the Information Architecture Conference and World IA Day survive and thrive,Keep reading Read more of this blog post »
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