Information design is the planning, structuring, and organization of information in a way that is efficient for people to locate. And in many cases, where to put information. Information may be contained in a web site, user guide, training manual, or business process flow. Below are a few areas where we can assist you in effective organization of your content.
Locating information should be repeatable and not simply located by accident. Knowing what you intend on posting to your website is very important not only for designing the navigation, but also how information is presented and stored. Smaller static web sites may require the content to be stored in html files, while larger dynamic sites may require a content management system.
Content Management System
If your web site holds a lot of information, you will need some method to manage the content. A content management system (CMS) provides the management capabilities you require. The CMS software keeps track of all content on your web site. Content is organized by sections, categories, and articles. For web sites that have or will have lots of content, we can design and setup your CMS to make managing your content much easier for you and your site visitors.
And let's not forget about Search Engine Optimization (SEO). You must also structure your web page content in a manner that helps search engines locate, index, and provide your page with a higher page rank. Read more >>
Manuals, whether focused on user tasks, training, or reference, require an organized structure and an engaging format. The reader of the material must be able to locate the information he or she is looking for with as little effort as possible. Developing functional documentation includes an information design that has consistent page layout, typographical conventions, well structured content, table of contents, and and an index.