Re: Information Architecture seems quite similar to Technical Writing

Subject: Re: Information Architecture seems quite similar to Technical Writing
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:47:04 -0800

Information architecture is the formalization of something that's a
key part of various disciplines including technical writing and
software design.

Those aren't definitions.

On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 7:39 AM, Cardimon, Craig <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com> wrote:
> I was reading a review, located here (http://www.uxmatters.com/mt/archives/2016/02/information-architecture-in-review-part-1.php) of a new book on information architecture.
>
> The reviewer talks about "breaking down information complexity."
>
> One of the definitions I have read of technical writing is "simplifying the complex."
>
> Those two definitions seem the same to me.
>
> Is technical writing a branch of information architecture, or is information architecture a branch of technical writing?
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