Nathaniel is a practitioner, independent researcher and theorist on matters regarding information architecture. Nathaniel's interests include descriptions for and patterns related to information, and how a reference framework for information can help to improve human-computer interaction (HCI) and other information management methods within complex indeterminate systems.
In April, 2010 Nathaniel launched the DSIA Research Initiative and the DSIA Portal of Information Architecture in an effort to define and communicate a discipline of information architecture that is based on his theories, research and practice.
Nathaniel writes the information architecture column for UXmatters and contributes to the Bulletin of the Association for Information Science & Technology.
Nathaniel can be credited for establishing new areas of research within the fields of information architecture and user experience design that include practice modeling, information overload, UX design practice verticals, and methods for quantifying information architecture maturity. Additional publications can be found in the Illustrations and News & Articles sections of this site.
Location: New Jersey, USA