The multiple skills of information designers Managing this complex intangible process requires a range of techniques not usually found within the training of one individual. Good information design is most often the result of collaboration between a variety of individuals working in a team. The range of skills needed in such a team are interdisciplinary and come from ﬁve major areas: communicative arts, philosophy, systems analysis, ethnography, and negotiation.
The error by the government estimating jobkeeper numbers could have been avoided had the Government not used of a poorly designed form. This is the view of Professor David Sless, Director of the Communication Research Institute (CRI), an international not-for-profit based in Melbourne, and a leading expert in public document design: those forms, bills, notices and statements that we all reluctantly put up with.
“Jane Teather is a geneticist and information design consultant specialising in information about medicines […]
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The template for Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) in Australia has been modified after 25 years. Is it an improvement? Not necessarily.