Re: Rhetorical question about Information Design

Subject: Re: Rhetorical question about Information Design
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2012 10:16:08 -0700

Information design is organization and presentation; information
development is actually digging the information out and determining its
relative usefulness or creating it from scratch where it doesn't exist to
be mined.

If you review the traditional gurus of ID, Tufte, Tukey and others, they
provide lots of guidance about presenting information, but little or none
about how to get your hands on it.

Gene Kim-Eng



On Fri, Sep 7, 2012 at 8:16 AM, Cardimon, Craig <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com> wrote:

> What I'm doing these days in the office is morphing from strict technical
> writing into technical communication. Am I doing information design, or
> information development?
>
> Information Design seems to be its own discipline, you can find it on
> Wikipedia. But not so Information Development.
>

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