Upcoming Events

RDAP 2019

Research Data Access & Preservation Association Summit

May 15-17, 2019 | Coral Gables, FL

Building Communities

Building Communities: how different communities are impacted by our systems, technology, values, and practices; who our communities are by and for; and data services examined through a critical lens.

We are very excited to announce this year’s RDAP19 will be held at the University of Miami campus in Coral Gables, FL., May 15-16 with workshops scheduled on May 17.

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EuroIA 2019

European Information Architecture Summit

26-28 Sept 2019 | Riga, Latvia

Impact

With the advent of Machine learning and artificial intelligence the ethical discourse around the role of designers and IA practitioners has been drastically changing, asking for more accountability in the design of digital products and demanding new ways to assess and measure the explicit and implicit consequences of our work.

In our practice we used to measure ROI in terms of increased engagement, loyalty or satisfaction. Metrics reassure investors and managers, but do they actually speak about the impact of our design? What are the unmeasurable metrics that we should push forward in this new era of product development?