Clients often ask us why we recommend using metadata over managing folders and subfolders in a SharePoint document library. This white paper offers our view on the advantages of tagging documents with metadata versus simply using folders to organize and … Continue reading »
When a taxonomy design is done well, it goes unnoticed, as it enables a seamless connection between the end user and the content. However, as business needs evolve, it’s inevitable that a taxonomy design must also evolve in order to … 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.
In my years of Knowledge Management Consulting, one of the most critical tools in my utility belt has been the workshop. We often leverage a workshop concept as one of the initial engagements we have with a new client. I … Continue reading »
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 »