Wolverine

Card sorting is a method used to help design or evaluate the information architecture of a site. In a card sorting session, participants organize topics into categories that make sense to them and they may also help you label these groups.

Definition from Usability.gov

To conduct a card sort, one can use actual cards, pieces of paper, or one of several online card-sorting software tools. And Wolverine is one such tool!

How to use Wolverine

Wolverine provides a simple workflow to do card sorting.

Create a project by defining Cards and Groups.
Save and Publish it.
Share the Id with the Participants.
Let the Participants Sort.
And finally, Analyze the results and conclude the information architecture.

The data (cards, groups, projects, session, etc.) created in Wolverine are stored in an SQLite database hosted in an azure server under my account. This data is not encrypted and no warranty is provided against it – use it at your own risk!

Hosting Wolverine locally

Wolverine is open source and is licensed under MIT. Which means that you are free to fork the repository, make changes and even host it wherever needed. If you are interested in exploring the source code, head over to GitHub.