Principles of Design #8 – Five Hat Racks

Dec 12 2010 Published by Neil Gains under design

A tidy mind

For those overwhelmed by information or data (a common problem in business intelligence), it always helps to sort your information in order to make better sense of what you have. ¬†According to the design principle of ‘Five Hat Racks’, there are five ways to organise information: by category, time, location, alphabet and continuum*. ¬†[*Continuum is sometimes renamed hierarchy, providing the simple acronym of LATCH.] Read more »

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