The 4 Steps to Designing an Effective Taxonomy: #1 Design a User-Centric Taxonomy

Taxonomy is not as daunting as it seems. In this blog series, one of EK’s taxonomy experts, Ben White, provides 4 practical steps to designing and validating a user-centric taxonomy. Step #1: Design a User-Centric Taxonomy When most individuals hear … Continue reading

Practical Knowledge Management

This presentation leverages several recent success stories from EK’s client work to discuss current themes in Knowledge and Information Management systems design and development. It includes examples and discussion of Cloud, Agile, Taxonomy, and Change Management, amongst other themes.

Designing a Learning Environment

A critical component of an organization’s knowledge is its learning material. Organizations often focus on the development of formal learning courses and programs, but our experience designing and building knowledge bases and learning management systems shows this is only one … Continue reading

Agile Release Planning Best Practices

Our clients often ask us: how do you know when to release a software product or website? No product manager wants to release if functionality is broken or not usable, yet good business mandates regular progress to users and stakeholders. How … Continue reading

Brand Content Strategy for Enterprise Knowledge and Information Management

When it comes to knowledge and information management, enterprise systems possess very specific content needs. Even at high volumes, content needs to be sleek, user friendly, and brand appropriate. Yet, very few firms think in terms of content strategy, never … Continue reading

Introducing Content Standards in Social Organizations

How can spontaneous innovation and organizational standards live happily in the same knowledge management system? While working with a client recently, I was impressed by how much innovation I was seeing throughout the organization.  Folks were “figuring things out” in … Continue reading