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San Antonio 2017

Texas United States

Information Architecture — IA — is the art and science of organizing information so that others can immediately make sense of it.

People who create websites, mobile interfaces and apps, emails, online content, printed content, libraries, stores, or user/customer experiences of any kind, use information architecture tools to ensure success.

World IA Day 2017 San Antonio is an opportunity to learn about, discuss, and get hands-on practice with:

  • Agile UX teaming

  • User research and usability studies

  • Wireframes and prototypes

  • and more!

What Is World IA Day?

San Antonio’s tech community is participating in the one-day, annual worldwide celebration focused on the practice of Information Architecture.

This event brings together a diverse community including information architects, user experience designers, developers, content strategists, product managers, scholars, and students. Join the conversation to learn about and shape the future of Information Architecture.

Venue, parking and transit

Geekdom Event Centre

918 Soledad, San Antonio, TX 78205

In the historic Rand building, headquarters of San Antonio's Geekdom coworking center. Corner of Houston and Soledad.

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Program/Schedule

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Quick & Dirty User Research: How to Know What You Don’t Know

Get up to speed on user research tactics that don't slow you down or break your budget, from two expert practitioners. Then get some actual practice!

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Designing User Journeys

Learn how Customer/User Journey Maps are made, then get some hands-on practice.

Find out how to envision, design and illustrate customer journeys through the journey map process. Get hands-on experience creating your own journey map.

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Prototyping UX

Learn and discuss different methods for designing and communicating about proposed designs, including sketching, wireframes, and prototyping.

What's the best way to communicate to your design team, developers and sponsors about a proposed design? Learn different approaches to creating and documenting design prototypes, and get introduced to a wide variety of tools and methodologies.

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Case Study in Lean UX

Follow the San Antonio Business Calendar from the germ of a startup idea through quick ideation and minimum viable product (MVP) development - then through an iterative series of user feedback and update loops.