S8080 Limited

Information architecture - IA

During the information architecture (IA) phase of your project, S8080 re-categorise your information and define your site hierarchy– planning and evolving how your website behaves in response to a user travelling through it, honing the arrangement of content elements within your 'information space'. A very thorough and well-considered architecture.


  • UK based service, high level public sector experience (e.g. No.10)
  • Ideal for new builds or improving your existing site
  • Includes highly annotated ‘plain English’ functional and technical specifications
  • Helps you understand and test user journeys and touchpoints
  • Black and white schematics in PowerPoint or clickable prototypes
  • A user centred design approach utilising personas
  • Designed to ease your users through your website
  • We’ll use various tools to solve particularly tricky taxonomy problems
  • Define terminology, labelling, categorisation and content grouping that users understand
  • Develop predictable vocabulary rather than your organisation's ‘internal’ language


  • Vital tool to assist you with content strategy and planning
  • Users will be able to find content easily and quickly
  • They’ll understand the navigation structure and the labelling you use
  • Effective and useful signposting placed at strategic points
  • Rapidly develop your site structure ensuring it works hard
  • Agile analogue workshop process- Post-it notes on a wall
  • Efficient and cost effective to make changes at IA stage
  • Validation against the user’s touch points and user journeys
  • Helps identify potential complexities earlier in the development process
  • Ideal user testing point using online or offline card sorting


£600 to £750 per person per day

  • Minimum contract period: Day
  • Excluding VAT

Service documents


S8080 Limited

Christopher Cowell

01792 485566



Name Content
Support service type
  • Service desk
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Onsite
Support accessible to any third-party suppliers Yes
Support availability Guaranteed Monday to Friday, 9.00am until 5.30pm. 24/7/364 support is also available to our larger clients.
Standard support response times We will respond to your query within 2 hours, but in reality it's usually a lot quicker.
Incident escalation process available Yes


Name Content
Vendor certification(s)
  • ISO/IEC 27001:2013 information security
  • BS EN ISO 9001:2008 quality standard
  • ISO 14001:2004 environmental management
  • OHSAS 18001:2007 occupational health and safety management
  • Investors in People
  • Prince2 Practitioner
  • Certified Scrum Master
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