In•for•ma•tion Ar•chi•tect [L infotectus] n. 1) the individual who organizes the patterns inherent in data, making the complex clear. 2) a person who creates the structure or map of information which allows others to find their personal paths to knowledge. 3) the emerging 21st century professional occupation addressing the needs of the age focused upon clarity, human understanding and the science of the organization of information.
— Richard Saul Wurman
I make information easier to find and understand. I’ve been “making the complex clear” for the users of all types of organizations — ranging from developing world non-profits to Fortune 500 corporations — for over two decades.
Essays and publications
Articles published either in this site or elsewhere, mostly about information architecture and user experience design. Five of the most recent:
I’ve presented and led workshops about information architecture and user experience design at major industry events. Some of the latest:
Some of my favorite books, including short synopses of each.