The shortage of qualified personnel has threatened the ability of Professional Services Organizations (PSOs) to grow and thrive. Using a Professional Services Automation (PSA) solution, such as PlanView, to better manage employees and subcontractors has enabled smaller PSOs to compete and succeed against larger, more efficient organizations.
Despite the promise of flowering fields of innovation, efficiency and manageable chunks of working software, you should be cautiously optimistic in applying the agile philosophy to your practice of information architecture.
A technique used to map information needs to the activity work flow. Information mapping divides and labels information to facilitate comprehension, use, and recall. It was originally developed by Robert E. Horn.Stanford University: Robert Horn Curriculum Vitae
A technique used to identify all the information necessary for achieving certain goals or objectives, such as performing an activity, satisfying customer needs, or making strategic decisions. An information need is an unstructured statement that describes a type of information required by an organizational unit to enable it to meet its objectives and support its functions.
An Information Radiator is a publicly posted display that shows people walking by information they care about without having to ask anyone a question. Typically information radiators are big, very easy to see, and change often enough to be worth revisiting. Online files and Web pages generally do not make good information radiators, because an information radiator needs to be visible without significant effort on the part of the viewer.