When designing an enterprise taxonomy, the number of possible metadata fields that can be used to describe content can be overwhelming. Depending on the type of content, the size of the organization, and the breadth of that organization’s functions, the … Continue reading »
After decades of taxonomy design consulting, I’m still amazed that some organizations doubt the value of effective enterprise taxonomy design. Though knowledge and information management technologies, as well as associated search technologies have changed, the core business value and use … Continue reading »
On Friday, May 26, EK Senior Consultant Tatiana Baquero Cakici will give a talk on taxonomy best practices at the Knowledge Management Association meetup. Cakici will outline how a user-centric methodology and a governance framework provide a structure to label and … Continue reading »
Angela Pitts & Mary Little delivered this presentation at the KM Showcase at the Sheraton Tysons Hotel, Tysons, VA on December 1, 2016. The event was hosted by the KM Institute and sponsored by Enterprise Knowledge. Presentation Overview Analytics is … Continue reading »
This presentation discusses how to discuss taxonomy with non-taxonomists. It covers taxonomy challenges, taxonomy value statements, communication best practices, and EK’s workshop methodology.
Enterprise Knowledge (EK) announced today that it has been awarded an Information Technology Schedule 70 contract by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). Continue reading »
Throughout the 10 years that I have been working on taxonomy design and metadata, I have made an effort to identify simple, day-to-day examples that can describe the concept of business taxonomy and demonstrate how powerful it is in organizing … Continue reading »
Zach Wahl explains taxonomy in 60 seconds.
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 #4: Measure the Findability of Your Content Search, which … Continue reading »
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 #3: Validate Your Taxonomy Previously, I’ve talked about how … Continue reading »