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Posts Tagged ‘taxonomy’

Posts Tagged ‘taxonomy’

Taxonomy vs. Information Architecture

“Taxonomy” is an overused term. There are both different kinds of taxonomies and different definitions of taxonomies. In general, taxonomy is a hierarchical structure for the classification or organization of data, historically used by biologists to classify plants or animals according to a set of natural relationships. In content management and information architecture, taxonomies are […]

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External Taxonomy Services Unify Enterprise Taxonomies

As organziations execute their ECM strategies, they are finding that they are implememting multiple ECM solutions.    Typically, we are seeing that SharePoint being used for managing collabotrated content and documents, while most standard ECM solutions, such as Documentum, FileNet, OpenText or Oracle, are being used for document centric applications and records management.  This multiple ECM […]

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Do Search and Tag Clouds Replace the Need for a Taxonomy

There has been a lot of discussion on our ECM and Portal Blogs concerning the need for a formal Taxonomy.  I guess I am a traditionalist and still see the need for a taxonomy.  A Taxonomy can address two aspects of finding information; Using content/ asset types and  metadata to find information with the highest accuracy.  […]

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