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Taxonomy Implementation Best Practices

Have you ever found yourself wondering how to implement a taxonomy you’ve just designed or updated? You might have asked yourself, “How do I make this taxonomy work in SharePoint? In Salesforce? Oracle Knowledge Advanced?” You are not alone. Many … Continue reading »

7 Habits of Highly Effective Taxonomy Governance

This presentation, delivered by Guillermo Galdamez at the Taxonomy Bootcamp Connect Conference, offers seven practical tips for improving taxonomy governance efforts in your organization – making sure that the taxonomy continues to grow and evolve alongside the organization and communicating … 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 »

Common Taxonomy Design Mistakes, Part I: Failing to Include Your End Users

The necessity of a business taxonomy has become increasingly apparent as organizations across the globe have shifted to working from home and, consequently, have an increased need for their employees to be able to quickly and independently find and discover … Continue reading »

Natural Language Processing and Taxonomy Design

Natural Language Processing (NLP) is a branch of artificial intelligence (AI) that processes and analyzes human language found in text. Some of the exciting capabilities that NLP offers includes parsing out the significant entities in content through a statistical analysis … Continue reading »

Applying The Five Laws of Library Science to your Next Taxonomy or Digital Product

The rate at which we are producing new information is unprecedented. Each year our ability to capture and create information becomes easier. As a result, the need to find information becomes more and more important. Designing the structure of information … Continue reading »