Posts Tagged ‘taxonomy’

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A Good Taxonomy Can Make the Difference

In a world of sophisticated search engines and machine learning (ML), it might seem like investing in a taxonomy is overkill. After all, can’t those ML-enabled search engines find everything? Sometimes even technology needs an assist. Let’s look at why you might want a taxonomy. What Taxonomies Are Good For Taxonomies enable three main digital […]

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Insights on Every Page: Thought Leadership & Contextual Relevance

An organization’s thought leadership – blog posts, whitepapers, case studies, and other informative content demonstrating industry and subject matter expertise – typically spreads across several website categories separate from product and services pages. Culling that thought leadership content for infographics, comparison charts, checklists, and other visually expressive assets, and identifying and tagging insightful snippets, provides […]

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New ACS AEM Commons Contribution: Tag Reports

Tags are one of the most powerful features of Adobe Experience Manager (AEM), using tags content authors and asset managers can create secondary taxonomy associations between content. The challenge with many AEM installations is that tag taxonomies tend to grow over time, especially if ad-hoc tags are enabled. AEM’s Tag Administration console allows Taxonomy Managers […]

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Importance of Testing – Part 3: Revenge of the Requirements

Setting yourself up for success in testing can take quite a bit of time and effort. Use these tips and tools to make sure you’re getting the analytics you need.

AEM Assets Series: Creating a Taxonomy

Taxonomy is a categorization framework used to identify or tag content. It sets the foundation for classification using a controlled vocabulary which leads to better findability and easier information management. A taxonomy should be agreed upon by business and content owners, and flexible enough to respond to changing business needs. Using the Taxonomy Features in […]

AEM Assets Series: 5 Tips for Creating a Unified Folder Structure

Creating a standardized assets folder structure is one of the first tasks when building an enterprise Digital Asset Management (DAM) system. Often organizations are combining disparate storage systems into a single DAM, and it’s necessary to understand the way contributors classify assets internally, attempt to recognize patterns, and make improvements to better suit the needs […]

The Need for Enterprise Taxonomy Management

When the topic of taxonomy is raised, there may be questions around the need as well as a lack of general understanding of taxonomy. We have a content strategy, isn’t that enough? What is taxonomy, exactly? Taxonomy in its simplest sense is a knowledge organization system. It’s at the core of content management and therefore […]

Sitecore Experience Platform (SXP) Video Series for Marketers

Video Episode 1 – Taxonomy The day in the life of a content author/editor or potential content marketer is busy enough as it is. Finding time to also learn a new platform seems like a daunting task and frankly it can take many months. As one that has been down this road I thought I would […]

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It’s Taxonomy Season

How to get the best business return on your Sitecore investment. As marketers become more involved in choosing the tools to drive digital business growth, they must also be very aware of the process and key steps that should take place before one line of code is written. This holds true in every Sitecore build […]

The Benefits of a Sound Taxomony

Grace Lau, lead business consultant, Perficient XD, recently wrote an article for Boxes and Arrows on building the case for taxonomy. In the piece, she explores concerns surrounding ill-defined site redesign projects and the ROI of taxonomy. She also breaks down taxonomy  and compares it to her personal task of organizing spices in her kitchen to make […]

What is the answer – structure or search

Earlier this week, Gartner hosted a debate to determine whether structure or search are more important to organizations data needs. Some insights I wanted to share with you from this debate are: Gavin Tay from Singapore – Structure Hans Galler Kuller from Germany – Search End-users want the Google search experience inside their organizations. Search […]

Retrieving SharePoint List Column Managed Metadata (JavaScript)

This is a quickie, but can be useful for those accessing SharePoint Managed Metadata from the Client Side. Often when you’re pulling back data from SharePoint lists, you’ll get a full-fledged object back rather than a single field value (and yes I ran into this while working on some fancy calls in a Display Template). […]