Innovation Architecture

Peter Morville has a new article up: Innovation Architecture

As a vocal proponent of hierarchical classification schemes and controlled vocabularies, I've been accused of favoring structure over flexibility. And indeed, I do believe most sites have much to gain from the ordered approaches of library and information science.
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We can't tap the distributed creativity of our customers, employees and partners without building some trust and freedom into our online communities and marketplaces.

Perhaps what we need is a new model for thinking about the practice of information architecture and the systems that we design.

Wherein he writes of Complex Adaptive Systems, Post-Modern IA, Artifacts from the Future, and Emergent IA.

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