Archives for Katie Templin

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SXSW logo with women having fun in background TBG’s Top 10 Takeaways from SXSW Interactive 2017 

April 12, 2017

Here, we've distilled our Top 10 takeaways from SXSW 2017. Whether you’re a seasoned SXSW veteran or a neophyte planning for next year, read on!


colorful city skyline A Broader Panorama IAS16 Takeaways 

July 21, 2016

From inclusivity in tech jobs to broader reaching implications of technology, this year's IA Summit focused on how practitioners can use our powers for good over evil and fight the good fight. Check out our top 10 takeaways.


house being built with website content terms Breaking Down Structured Content 

October 15, 2015

The user experience is the product of the Information Architect's work through intuitive navigation, a clean interface, fluid interactions, and easy-to-find information. Here, we define structured content (and its importance) in a simple way.


Usability, Baby! 

May 6, 2015

Usability (or lack thereof) is all around us.  It’s not just about websites, but about the basics of human interaction with products, devices, technology, and sometimes even other people.


gameOfThrones-illustration Your Site is Westeros. Your Users Are Pawns in a Game of Thrones 

September 13, 2013

We have found that certain TV shows contain user personas instructive to—or at the least entertaining us during—our work as information architects.  If a TV show is a website, then its characters are the site’s users. 


Lostillustration Your Site is an Island. Your Users are LOST (Season 1) 

March 26, 2013

As IA’s, we often have to step back and try to imagine our client’s world through their eyes… and their users’ eyes… at the same time. What if, rather than imagine them as real people, we tried to imagine users as characters on a TV show?