A 4-step Information Architecture method

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Simon Carmiggeltstraat 6-50

Simon Carmiggeltstraat 6-50 · Amsterdam

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Fellow documentarians,

Let's meet again in Amsterdam to talk about Information Architecture.

Our next event is on the 16th of April, that's a Tuesday night. The event is hosted by the wonderful Adyen people in their new office, yay!

This month we talk about an analytical method that helps you determine what needs writing and where it goes on your site: a presentation from a devportals IA&UX researcher at Pronovix, Mónika Alföldi-Zörgő, followed up by our hive-mind ideas and experiences sharing.

We are looking forward to seeing you all in the heart of Amsterdam, at Simon Carmiggeltstraat 6-50. We enjoyed our last meetup so much, and will do our best to make sure that this time is even better! Easter treats welcome.


What information is essential for a devportal? How should it be structured? Mónika Alföldi-Zörgő will introduce a 4-step Information Architecture method in her presentation. It focuses on the users (not just “developers”), the business strategy and the technical requirements and creates a roadmap that takes a team to and beyond their MVP.

From Mónika:
"In our interaction with customers we’ve noticed that in the beginning phase of their developer portal journey, most API teams assume that all devportals are the same. In reality however, the specific requirements and business goals of companies have a significant impact on their devportals. That is why we start our projects with an Information Architecture engagement to clarify tech related questions and to keep users in the main focus.
By the end of the workshop, we all have a common understanding of user needs, business goals, and how different pages should be connected. This method helps us to see goals holistically, taking into consideration more than just the needs of the portal team and the hierarchy of the business units. As a result we have the big picture: the devportal sitemap that can be broken down into the tasks for the development phases."

16 April 2019

Simon Carmiggeltstraat 6-50, Amsterdam centrum (Adyen office)

18:30-19:00 Doors open!
19:00-19:15 Introduction.
19:20-19:50 “4-step Information Architecture method" by Mónika Alföldi-Zörgő.
20:00-21:30 Q&A, free flow conversation.

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