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.
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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