The Essentials of Metadata and Taxonomy
Monday 10th March 2008
‘A practical, one day executive briefing aimed at enabling end users to get to grips with their metadata and taxonomy strategies’
Designed for all those constructing, managing or implementing taxonomy strategies – This one day executive briefing will leave you with a complete understanding of how to manage and maintain a successful taxonomy and metadata strategy. A fast paced and enlightening day that will comprehensively answer the following questions:
- What’s a taxonomy and why do you need one?
- Auto-categorisation as the base for a taxonomy: does it work?
- What industry standards can I use?
- Preservation metadata – does content matter anymore?
- How many taxonomies do we need?
Key topics covered will include :
- An introduction to the fundamentals of metadata, taxonomies and taxonomy governance
- How to create metadata & taxonomy strategies
- Metadata and taxonomy “road maps” – from strategy to execution
- Taxonomy vs. Folksonomy
- Taxonomy and its Impact on Web 2.0
- Using Wikipedia as a Controlled Vocabulary
- How to reconcile semantic discrepancies
- Blogs, Wikis, dynamic and contextual help
- Digital Rights and Use Permissions
Essential for anybody working with metadata and taxonomies -including:
- Content Managers
- Information Architects
- Knowledge Directors, Managers and Workers
- Senior Executives Responsible for Information Strategy
- Information Professionals
- Press and Analysts
- Technology Consultants
- Corporate, Academic and Public Librarians
- Internet Librarians
- Web Content Managers
- Information Technology Managers
- Academics and Researchers
- Records Managers
- Library Information Professionals
- Intranet Managers and Webmasters