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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 »
This presentation by EK’s Zach Wahl, originally presented at the annual Federal/DoD KM Symposium on May 15, 2019, discusses how knowledge management serves as a key foundation for Knowledge AI.
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 »
Presented at KM Showcase 2019 by EK’s Lulit Tesfaye, this presentation covers the business case for knowledge and information management. Further, it offers business cases and discussions of hard Return on Investment (ROI) for KM efforts.
As part of my keynote address at the KM Showcase last week, I wanted to kick off the conference with a view of what I see as the top KM trends today. These are based on the discussions I’m seeing … Continue reading »
Despite the fact that the first day of Spring occurred only a couple weeks ago, it appears that winter is finally upon us. The eighth and final season of HBO’s Game of Thrones officially premieres on April 14th, and the … Continue reading »
For many organizations, investment decisions on Knowledge, Data, and Information Management initiatives are driven by high-level business objectives such as increased efficiency, productivity, competitive advantage, and enhanced employee or customer engagement. While aligning Knowledge and Information Management initiatives with business … Continue reading »
One of the first steps of a taxonomy design effort is to gather any previous taxonomies that may exist within the business, as well as sample content, search logs, and pre-existing information about these taxonomies’ content or systems. At EK, … Continue reading »
As explored in my previous blog post How Faceted Navigation Works, facets allow you to quickly and efficiently sort through your content to find the information or data that you need. Facets largely mirror taxonomic structures, and business taxonomies are … Continue reading »
What does the term ‘faceted navigation’ call to mind? For search-savvy individuals, it’s a search experience similar to that which you would find on Amazon. Facets primarily allow an individual to quickly sort through large amounts of information to locate … Continue reading »