SIGIA-L Mail Archives: Re: SIGIA-L: IA Tools
Re: SIGIA-L: IA Tools
From: Andrew Hinton (ahinton_at_symetri.com)
Date: Fri Dec 08 2000 - 09:38:40 EST
ConceptDraw allows for layering, multiple pages in a file, and EXTREME
control over each object (you can bring up a table and tweak the objects in
A little rough around the edges right now, but verison 2.0 is going to rock.
Here's what David Parisi at visualize_at_ionik.com said on 12/5/00 9:41 AM:
> We have moved from Visio to Adobe InDesign. It has worked quite well for
> us. It's very similar to Illustrator but allows for multiple pages in a
> file. I have found it easy to work with - InDesign has allowed us more
> creative license in the creation of our IA deliverables, however, it also
> requires more 'building from scratch' than Visio (boxes, arrows, etc.). I
> hope this helps.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-sigia-l_at_asis.org [mailto:owner-sigia-l_at_asis.org]On Behalf Of
> Bill Wetherell
> Sent: Monday, December 04, 2000 8:05 PM
> To: 'sigia-l_at_asis.org'
> Subject: SIGIA-L: IA Tools
> I'm not sure if this has been covered or not, but I'm wondering what
> programs other people are using out there in "IA land" to build schematics,
> flowcharts, mockups, etc. We use Visio and while it's tolerable, it's got a
> lot of quirks. We've also been looking to find a product that can be used
> on both Mac and PC platforms. Someone had told me about a product Adobe was
> supposedly building that was specifically tailored for IA work. I couldn't
> find any info about it on their site so maybe it's just one of those urban
> legends. It would be great to hear some thoughts on what tools people are
> using and how successful they've been. Thanks!
> Bill Wetherell
> Manager, Information Architecture
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