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Why a Knowledge Graph is the Best Way to Upgrade Your Taxonomy

Many organizations begin their journey in semantic solutions with a taxonomy. Taxonomies are simple information models that help organizations describe and structure their information in a hierarchy. They are effective for organizing content and data, but do not capture all … Continue reading »

Webinar: Laying KM Foundations for Successful and Transformative AI

Presented by EK’s Zach Wahl and Joe Hilger, this webinar discusses how AI can harness the full spectrum of your organization’s knowledge so that information can be efficiently found, used, and reused. In the webinar participants learned: • Why Knowledge … Continue reading »

How Leveraging Existing Taxonomies Can Jumpstart Ontology Design

Taxonomies and ontologies are both types of Knowledge Organization Systems, or KOS. Different types of KOS can be seen as a continuum, starting with a simple folksonomy where users of content can add free form tags with no control or … Continue reading »

Top Five Tips for A Successful Knowledge Transfer in Times of Chaos, Crisis, or Rapid Change

All too often, organizations do not recognize the need and value of knowledge management efforts until a knowledge-related crisis occurs. Perhaps a top-level executive has chosen to leave the organization and has not documented the knowledge and experiences that they … Continue reading »

The Value of Taxonomy: Why Taxonomy (Still) Matters

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 »

Developing Good KM Habits to Make KM Stick

Clients often ask me how to make Knowledge Management (KM) a seamless part of their workforce’s day-to-day operations. They want to know how to shift people’s perceptions from KM as “another thing I have to do in addition to my … Continue reading »