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 people in all types of organizations—from developing world non-profits to Fortune 500 corporations—for over twenty years.
I’m a partner in Futuredraft—a digital systems design consultancy based in Oakland, CA—where I have the privilege of working with a world-class team to solve complex information architecture and interaction design challenges.
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Eventually, everything connects — people, ideas, objects. The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se.
— Charles Eames