Improving Product Documentation With a CCMS and a Knowledge Graph

The Challenge A financial solutions provider wanted to improve and personalize customer interaction with support and technical documentation as well as streamline the content authoring process to ensure consistent messaging and avoid duplicated information. Before the EK team’s involvement, technical … Continue reading

Designing Your Taxonomy to Fit Your Use Case: Common Taxonomy Use Cases (Part 1)

At EK, we’ve designed countless taxonomies for our clients over the years. These taxonomies are reflective of each individual client’s content and needs, and provide direct business value. One of the keys to our success is that before we even … Continue reading

Enterprise Knowledge Playing Unprecedented Role at KMWorld 2021

Enterprise Knowledge (EK) is playing a central role at this year’s KMWorld Conference. Continuing EK’s principles of thought leadership and industry guidance, EK is playing an unprecedented role at KMWorld, the world’s leading KM conference. This year, EK experts are … Continue reading

System Migration and Enterprise Search Design Powered by Enterprise Taxonomy, Automated Tagging, and Content Governance

The Challenge Staff at a US-based investment and insurance company were spending extraneous amounts of time finding information through the organization’s search experience. Users had been instructed to interact with search in specific ways (which filters to use, how to … Continue reading

Improved Customer Service and Risk Management through KM

The Challenge At over 30,000 employees, this diverse insurance organization has business areas that widely vary in information maturity, some actively leveraging taxonomies while others used basic/unorganized tagging systems or simple folder structures. Even business areas with mature taxonomies were … Continue reading

Enterprise Level vs. Team Level Taxonomies

Many of our clients ask us how to maintain taxonomies at both the enterprise and the team level without duplicating effort, overcomplicating systems, or burdening end users with multiple metadata fields. Depending on the size of your organization, the size … Continue reading

Taxonomy Use Cases: How To Estimate Effort and Complexity

When asked to define taxonomy, I like to define it as a method rather than a thing. I typically say taxonomy is a way of categorizing things hierarchically, from general to more specific. Sounds simple enough, right? After all, who … Continue reading