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6 Key Elements of a Successful B2B Manufacturer’s Marketing Strategy

June 22, 2021

To compete in today’s digital marketplace, B2B manufacturers and distributors must offer customers an experience similar to those offered by...

The Comprehensive Ecommerce and Marketing Guide for B2B Manufacturing and Distribution

June 11, 2021

Today, every B2B  is subject to similar expectations as top-tier B2C brands: providing customers with multiple channels in which to order, m...

WEBINAR | The Business Value of Taxonomy - Your Competitors Know It

June 10, 2021

RECORDED WEBCAST AVAILABLE We still hear it today – executives ask “Why do we need a taxonomy?” Then the various follow-ons : “Can’t we just...

5 Proven Strategies That Boost Customer Engagement

June 7, 2021

An effective customer engagement strategy is table stakes to compete in both the B2C and B2B markets today. Top brands commit to being custo...

The Definitive Guide to Customer Engagement

June 7, 2021

A comprehensive customer engagement strategy is the most strategic competitive differentiator for organizations today. To successfully compe...

Product Data Management: What You Need to Know

May 5, 2021

In today’s fast paced business environment there is no time, money, or people to waste on reinventing anything you’ve already invented. Whet...

3 Steps of an Effective Knowledge Management Journey

May 3, 2021

Modern-day companies are overwhelmed with data. Whether it's decades of product information or customer conversation history, there is no sh...

The Comprehensive Guide to Knowledge Management

April 26, 2021

Knowledge about your customers and how to solve their problems has always fueled competitive advantage. Let’s face it: Those that harness kn...

Knowledge Architecture - The Path to Automating Customer Support Interactions

April 22, 2021

Recorded - available as on demand webcast There is an ever increasing focus on reducing customer support costs while improving customer sati...

ROI of Digital Transformation: Balancing Long-Term Vision and Short-term Impact

April 21, 2021

This Articles by Seth Earley was originally published on CustomerThink. Nowhere is the case for metrics stronger than in digital transformat...

The digital mandate for manufacturers—4 critical success factors

April 21, 2021

This Articles by Seth Earley was originally published on SmartIndustry. Manufacturing 4.0 is exciting stuff, promising great value, but we m...

AI Powered Enterprise - Book Review on Forbes.com

February 26, 2021

David A. Teich, Senior Contributor to Forbes Magazine provided a thoughtful review of Seth Earley's book. "The AI-Powered Enterprise” Is A G...

Digital Transformation and the Role of the Customer Data Platform (CDP)

February 26, 2021

This Articles originally appeared on CustomerThink on February 20, 2021. Digital Transformation (DT) and Customer Data Platforms (CDPs) both...

Digital Marketing: AI Enables Expanded Roles for Marketers

January 26, 2021

This article originally appeared on The European Business Review on January 21, 2021 Successful marketing depends on delivering the appropri...

Delivering On The Promise Of Artificial Intelligence

January 26, 2021

Seth Earley was interviewed and quoted for an Articles in The Realtime Report titled "Delivering on The Promise of Artificial Intelligence" ...

AI Makes Sales More Efficient, But Only If Your Data House Is in Order

January 19, 2021

This Articles was originally published on January 5, 2021 on CustomerThink. Aligning AI’s capability with your sales team Artificial intelli...

Why Some Marketers Are Leery of Analytics

December 2, 2020

CMSWire published "Why Some Marketers Are Leery of Analytics" on December 2, 2020 quoting Seth Earley:  “Lack of the digital machinery that ...

Beware These Common Digital Transformation Pitfalls

December 1, 2020

This Articles originally appeared on CMSWire on November 30, 2020. Everyone has digital transformation on their radar, but its meaning has b...

The 5 Key Factors of Highly Successful PIM Deployments

November 30, 2020

Online marketplaces, social media, mobile technologies and new shopper journeys have transformed the way that buyers make purchase decisions...

5 Things You Need To Know To Create A Highly Successful E-Commerce Business

November 22, 2020

This Authority Magazine interview with Seth Earley was published on November 13, 2020: 5 Things You Need To Know To Create A Highly Successf...

Knowledge Graphs, Ontologies, and AI Applications - KMWorld 2020

November 15, 2020

Seth Earley, Founder & CEO of Earley Information Science and author of the award winning book, "The AI Powered Enterprise" explains what kno...

How to Fix Broken Digital Transformations: “Acts of Heroics” is Not a Viable Customer Experience Strategy

October 22, 2020

This Articles was originally published on CustomerThink on October 22, 2020.   When it comes to the big launch of a customer-focused digital...

Streamlining Information Flows - Digital Workplace Experience 2020

October 15, 2020

Seth Earley, Founder & CEO of Earley Information Science and author of the award winning book, "The AI Powered Enterprise" explains how adva...

The Secret To Making Digital Transformations Work: It’s the Data

October 9, 2020

This article was originally published on CEOWORLD magazine. Every CEO has been through or has planned more than one “digital transformation”...

AI Has Failed To Deliver On Its Promises

September 14, 2020

Podcast: The Fourth Industrial Revolution interviewed Seth Earley for its episode "AI Has Failed To Deliver On Its Promises" published on Se...

Making AI Work - AI Manufacturing 2020

September 1, 2020

Product data and information architecture experts, Chantal Schweizer and Dave Skrobela, from Earley Information Science, walk through the el...

Required Reading: AI Has Complete Power Over the Customer Experience

August 31, 2020

Destination CRM published "Required Reading: AI Has Complete Power Over the Customer Experience" on August 31, 2020 based on an interview wi...

Is AI Delivering On its Promise?

August 10, 2020

The Future of Field Service published "Is AI Delivering On its Promise?" on August 10, 2020 quoting Seth Earley: Seth points to a few reason...

As remote work continues, what is AI’s role?

August 5, 2020

Human Resource Executive published "As remote work continues, what is AI’s role?" on August 5, 2020 quoting Seth Earley: Seth Earley—CEO of ...

How your organization can become AI powered

July 28, 2020

This Articles originally appeared on ClickZ on July 28, 2020. I have spent more than 25 years researching and implementing AI technologies —...

THE FUTURE OF AI-POWERED HR

July 28, 2020

This Articles was originally published on HR People & Strategy on July 28, 2020. Artificial Intelligences (AI) for HR is still in its early ...

How Ontologies Power Chatbots - SLA Canada 2020

July 15, 2020

Seth Earley, Founder & CEO of Earley Information Science and author of the award winning book, "The AI Powered Enterprise" explains what an ...

Ontology: The Key to Unlocking the Power of AI

July 6, 2020

This article was originally published in CEOWorld Magazine on July 6th. We know how we want our companies to work. Enterprises ought to be c...

Artificial Intelligence (AI): 8 habits of successful teams

June 25, 2020

The Enterprisers Project published "Artificial Intelligence (AI): 8 habits of successful teams" on June 25, 2020 quoting Seth Earley: Being ...

Using Artificial Intelligence To Improve Recruiting

June 17, 2020

This Articles originally appeared in HR.com on June 17, 2020. Hiring has much in common with selling. We want to find the ideal person to se...

5 Easy Tips For Implementing AI Into Your Marketing Mix

June 17, 2020

DemandGenReport published an article "5 Easy Tips For Implementing AI Into Your Marketing Mix" based an interview with Seth Earley on June 1...

Harness the Power of AI

June 1, 2020

inBusinessGreaterPheonix printed an excerpt from Seth Earley's book, "The AI-Powered Enterprise" as an Articles titled Harness the Power of ...

Future of Field Service Podcast

May 27, 2020

Seth Earley, CEO & Founder at Earley Information Science and Author of The AI-Powered Enterprise, discusses with Sarah Nicastro why he feels...

AI's impact on business: The quest to make money

May 19, 2020

TechTarget SearchEnterpriseAI published an Articles "AI's impact on business: The quest to make money" on May 19,2020 including this quote f...

Exploring AI? Plan, understand and control

May 13, 2020

Human Resource Executive published an Articles "Exploring AI? Plan, understand and control" on May 2,2020 including this with a quote from S...

6 key benefits of AI for business

May 13, 2020

TechTarget SearchEnterpriseAI published an Articles "6 key benefits of AI for business" on May 5,2020 including this quote from Seth Earley:...

Delivering On The Promise Of Artificial Intelligence

May 13, 2020

Seth Earley appeared recently on a video podcast for Link'd AM to discuss the themes in his book, The AI Powered Enterprise.  See the full i...

The Essential Role Of HR In Building Effective Intranet Systems

May 4, 2020

This Articles was originally published on HR.com on April 29, 2020. PCL Construction is a family of companies that build massive projects li...

Importance of AI in the business quest for data-driven operations

April 30, 2020

TechTarget SearchEnterpriseAI published an Articles "Importance of AI in the business quest for data-driven operations" on April 28,2020 inc...

5 AI risks businesses must confront and how to address them

April 30, 2020

TechTarget SearchEnterpriseAI published an Articles "5 AI risks businesses must confront and how to address them" on April 28,2020 including...

Is Your Data Infrastructure Ready for AI?

April 30, 2020

This Articles was published in Harvard Business Review on April 28, 2020. Every big company now manages a proliferation of sites, apps, and ...

AI Hot Spots: Where Is Artificial Intelligence Heading Now?

April 24, 2020

Information Week published the Articles "AI Hot Spots: Where Is Artificial Intelligence Heading Now?" on March 9, 2020 with several quotes f...

Pandemic provides opportunity to strengthen enterprises' tech infrastructure

April 21, 2020

This article was originally published in Analytics Magazine on April 10, 2020. The pandemic will lead to a recession. In a recession, compan...

Improving the Digital Experience: 6 Steps to Create a High-Fidelity Journey Map

April 14, 2020

This Articles originally appeared in CustomerThink on April 13, 2020. In customer experience, the most difficult challenge is the gap betwee...

8 Reasons AI Projects Fail

April 7, 2020

The Enterprisers Project, a community helping CIOs and IT leaders solve problems, published the Articles "8 Reasons AI Projects Fail" on Mar...

The Architectural Imperative for AI-Powered E-Commerce

April 7, 2020

This Articles originally appeared in E-Commerce Times on February 25, 2020. We've been promised, repeatedly, that artificial intelligence wo...

Will Your Company Make It Into the AI-Powered Future?

April 7, 2020

This Articles originally appeared on March 17, 2020 on TDWI Upside. We know how we want our companies to work. Enterprises ought to be custo...

Harnessing the Power of AI for the Enterprise: Q&A with Seth Earley

April 7, 2020

Big Data Quarterly interviewed Seth Earley about ontologies, which is a central theme to his book "The AI-Powered Enterprise," for an articl...

Enhancing Your Digital Customer Experience with Analytics and Insights

March 25, 2020

There was a time when “customer experience” was defined by a combination of buyer persona attributes, market segment data and customer purch...

Information Architecture: The Foundation for Digital Transformation

January 28, 2020

Digital transformations are all around us – technology innovation is enabling new applications, new insights and new operating models that a...

Measuring Website Usage and Taxonomy Effectiveness

December 11, 2019

Recorded - available as on demand webcast Using analytics to understand and optimize your Taxonomy to drive high-performance eCommerce. In t...

Getting The Most From Images On Your B2B Ecommerce Site

October 23, 2019

Or, How to Get More Than 1000 Words From Your Product Images Images are powerful and becoming more vital to online success as B2B customers ...

Searching for Gold: Harnessing the Power of Taxonomy and Metadata to Improve Search

September 16, 2019

Many companies that have made large investments in enterprise search engines discover that users still scroll through extensive results sets...

To Differentiate Your Customers’ Online Experience, Change Your Product Descriptors

May 22, 2019

This blog originally appeared on the MDM website on May 14, 2019. When was the last time you went shopping for something intangible? Where i...

There Is No AI Without IA - Gilbane DX Conference 2019

May 1, 2019

Seth Earley, Founder & CEO of Earley Information Science, makes the case that information architecture is fundamental to a successful AI pro...

Communication and Collaboration Between CDO and CMO

March 30, 2019

This paper originally appeared in the March 2019 issue of the Journal of Applied Marketing Analytics (JAMA). This paper explores a number of...

Omnichannel Taxonomy & Attribute Design

March 15, 2019

Digital commerce leaders have made the mental shift from “what products do I sell?” to “how do my customers want to buy from me?” – savvy si...

The Unsung Cost Benefits of Information Curation (and the High Costs of Ignoring It)

January 16, 2019

Information managers need to be able to quantify the value of information curation, because otherwise justifying its cost can be difficult. ...

Attribute-Driven Framework for Unified Commerce

May 28, 2018

Applying customer and journey context means serving up the right products, services or solutions with supporting data and content to meet ne...

The Role of a Customer Data Platform

February 1, 2018

This Article originally appeared in IT Pro, published by the IEEE Computer Society. Successful use of customer data requires the development...

The Problem of Personalization: AI-Driven Analytics at Scale

January 8, 2018

This Articles originally appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of IT Pro, published by the IEEE Computer Society. Despite all the inv...

The Problem with AI

November 1, 2017

This Articles originally appeared in the July/August 2017 issue of IT Pro, published by the IEEE Computer Society. Most of the work that dat...

How to Design Successful Governance Programs

October 3, 2017

Herding cats. Lack of management support. Not my job. A distraction. So much governance behavior can be described as a “people problem,” whe...

Predicting ROI: Is Your Customer Experience Project Worth It?

August 3, 2017

So, your digital merchandising team needs some help with their online customer experience. That's great! The first step is admitting you hav...

The Role of the Chief Data Officer - Managing Expectations

June 1, 2017

This Articles originally appeared in the May/June 2017 issue of IT Pro, published by the IEEE Computer Society. This Articles is one in a se...

Taking Knowledge Management to the Next Level

March 22, 2017

It is time to start thinking about knowledge management differently by going back to basics. Many new and emerging means of leveraging knowl...

Getting Your Data House in Order

March 14, 2017

This Articles originally appeared in the March/April issue of ITProfessional Magazine.   "In the last issue of IT Professional, I discussed ...

AI-Driven Enterprise Search Is Closer Than You Think

March 8, 2017

This Articles originally appeared on March 8, 2017 on CMSWire. One of the biggest challenges of bringing artificial intelligence (AI) into e...

What it Takes to Deliver Successful AI-Driven Search

March 7, 2017

This Articles first appeared on March 7, 2017 on CMSWire.com. Artificial intelligence (AI) promises to deliver enterprises higher efficiency...

How AI-Driven Search Could Bring Us Closer to the Intelligent Workplace

March 6, 2017

This Articles originally appeared on March 6, 2017 on CMSWire.com. Artificial intelligence (AI) isn't a new magic concept.  AI has been kick...

How to Create a Marketing Technology Blueprint: The Myth of the Marketing Stack

January 30, 2017

In order to make sense of the dizzying array of marketing technology options, people have turned to graphical representations of the tools t...

Data Virtualization and Digital Agility

November 30, 2016

This Articles originally appeared in the September/October 2016 issue of ITProfessional Magazine.   "Data lakes” has become the new buzzword...

Pursuing Productivity in the Face of Growing Complexity

November 8, 2016

This Articles originally appeared on November 8, 2016 on CMSWire.com. The introduction of information technology promised new heights of eff...

Data Governance and Digital Transformation

September 27, 2016

Governance is often thought of as a boring endeavor - a tedious activity that is needed for compliance but is neither innovative nor creativ...

Introduction to Planning a Winning B2B Website - Mapping the Secret Life of Product Data

September 27, 2016

There may have been a day when a B2B sales organization could get away with ignoring their website.  But, in an age when everyone judges the...

Designing an Information Management System for Your Employees

September 14, 2016

This Articles originally appeared on September 14, 2016 on CMSWire.com. In an ideal world, enterprise information management (EIM) systems p...

Manage Experience Consistency ... or Chase Your Customers Away

September 7, 2016

This Articles originally appeared on September 7, 2016 on CMSWire.com. Consistent, relevant customer experiences don't happen by accident.  ...

5 Steps to Turn a B2B Legacy Company Into a Revenue-Driving Digital Star

September 2, 2016

This Articles first appeared on ChiefExecutive.net on September 2, 2016. Because all consumers shop and buy online, B2B sites are expected t...

The future of B2B eCatalogs - Be Like Amazon

August 2, 2016

If you’re a B2B distributor that’s been around for a while, then you probably grew up in a specific vertical and developed a reputation with...

ITPro - There's No AI Without IA

July 31, 2016

This Article originally appeared in IT Pro, published by the IEEE Computer Society. Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly hyped by ve...

EIS Podcast Episode 4 - Making Sense of Website Metrics

July 15, 2016

  In this episode of “Earley On…”, Seth Earley, CEO of Earley Information Science, discusses the topic of how to make sense of metrics. Topi...

B2B: To Compete in Digital, You Need to Own Your Product Information

July 5, 2016

If you’re like most B2B manufacturers or distributors, you’re taking a page from the B2C playbook and you’re building out the product experi...

How AI Supports Knowledge Workers

May 20, 2016

This Articles originally appeared on CMSWire on May 10th 2016. Some knowledge workers fear they are next in line to be made obsolete by arti...

You have chosen a BI tool—what’s next?

May 13, 2016

Congratulations!  You just selected a business intelligence tool. This product or platform will be either a new undertaking in your company ...

You Can't Ignore the Unsexy Side of Digital Transformation

April 18, 2016

This Articles was originally published on April 18, 2016 on CMSWire. When I hear about Digital Transformation initiatives, I think back to w...

Really, Really Big Data - NASA at the Forefront of Analytics

March 31, 2016

This Articles originally appeared in the January/February 2016 issue of IT Pro, published by the IEEE Computer Society. Space is big. Really...

Getting Started with Cognitive Computing

March 31, 2016

This article originally appeared in KMWorld Magazine.   Cognitive computing is real. It is here now, and as time goes on, it is only going t...

Extracting Insights from Big Data – Building a Knowledge Architecture

March 15, 2016

This Articles originally appeared on CMSWire.com on March 15, 2016. Every CIO has heard about the promise of Big Data – gleaning new insight...

The Business Value of Taxonomy

March 10, 2016

Look at the most successful organizations and what stands out is an ability to react quickly to changing markets. This agility is the result...

Making Intelligent Virtual Assistants a Reality

March 2, 2016

Intelligent Virtual Assistants are capturing market share rapidly. As analytics and AI technologies scale, and as some standard models begin...

Building a Successful Digital Transformation Roadmap

February 15, 2016

Do you have a roadmap to guide your digital transformation? Does it lay a solid foundation for the successful transition to your vision of a...

B2B: World-Class Customer Experience Requires World-class Product Data

January 11, 2016

The complexity of the B2B sales process has been a barrier to the adoption of digital commerce. However, B2B firms are now joining the race ...

Cognitive computing, machine learning and personalization: New marketing constructs or new capabilities?

November 5, 2015

This Articles originally appeared in the November/December 2015 issue of KMWorld Magazine. Personalization is one incarnation of a longstand...

Assessing Your Ecommerce Website – The Value of Heuristics and Logs

October 14, 2015

When EIS evaluates an ecommerce website we judge it according to a collection of heuristics.  A heuristic gives us a way to compare what is ...

A Primer on Cognitive Computing

October 13, 2015

This Articles originally appeared in KMWorld Magazine on September 2, 2015. According to technology publisher Tech Target[i], “Cognitive com...

Master Data Management: Data Quality Supports Achievement of Business Goals

October 6, 2015

Sometimes a business problem that sounds simple to solve turns out to be a major challenge. For example, getting a count of a company’s cust...

Launching a Master Data Management Program: Eight Key Steps in the Journey

September 24, 2015

To maximize your customer's experience, a 360-degree view must be compiled from customer data that touches every part of your organization. ...

Agile Taxonomy Development - an Oxymoron?

September 22, 2015

Product Taxonomies, on the whole, are iterative in nature. If your company starts selling products it's never sold before, you might need to...

MDM - The Key to Successful Customer Experience Management

September 9, 2015

Recorded - available as on demand webcast Providing the best possible customer experience and streamlining the buying process with relevant,...

Optimize Search to Enhance the Digital Customer Experience

August 17, 2015

From an ecommerce perspective, search is an essential ingredient in the digital marketing formula for attracting visitors and converting the...

How to Use Site Search to Drive Conversions and Create Customers

August 12, 2015

Recorded - available as on demand webcast If you have not optimized site search on your digital commerce site, you are losing money. Accordi...

Site Search - A Digital Commerce Secret Weapon

August 10, 2015

Site search is an often-overlooked weapon in the digital arsenal available to Internet retailers. However, site search is becoming a much hi...

Leveraging Data Analytics to Drive Growth and Innovation

May 11, 2015

Analytics is undergoing a revolution in tools, technologies, applications and adoption.  The industry is rapidly evolving and organizations ...

Applying Science to the Art of Digital Merchandising

April 14, 2015

Winning in today’s competitive retail marketplace is defined by the ability to truly differentiate the digital experience at all touch point...

Knowledge is Power: Context-Driven Digital Transformation

January 27, 2015

There was a time when digital transformation was considered a strategic vision for how organizations evolve from a traditional model of cust...

Maximize Your Ecommerce Search Box With Autocomplete and Autosuggest

December 11, 2014

Many of today’s ecommerce platforms offer the ability to create and curate search suggestions using type-ahead lists within the search box. ...

Six Critical Success Factors for SharePoint Enterprise Content Management (ECM) Implementations

November 10, 2014

In many organizations SharePoint is the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) system of choice. Success requires framing a consistent enterpri...

Proving that your content makes a difference

June 10, 2014

Last year a client asked us to integrate web analytics into their Intelligent Assistant to measure how much it was being used. The request c...

Profiting from the Next Level of Knowledge Management (KMWorld)

May 13, 2014

This Articles was published on April 29, 2014 and appears in KMWorld Magazine issue May 2014, [Volume 23, Issue 5]. Pragmatic Steps to Deplo...

Field Service Collaboration – Closing the Loop

April 14, 2014

Much has been done to advance the efficiency and effectiveness of field service delivery – smarter parts inventory management, intelligent r...

Task-Level and Topic-Level Content Unlock New Levels of Productivity

March 18, 2014

Creating clear, concise service procedures is the first step toward driving consistent service technician performance. After all, how can we...

Designing Taxonomies for Mobile

March 10, 2014

Whether your mobile development strategy includes native apps, hybrid applications or mobile optimized websites, the bottom line in mobile d...

Consumer-Focused Digital Agility

January 29, 2014

There are four key agility levers that drive more engaging and profitable relationships with consumers.  Businesses have the opportunities t...

How to Increase Field Service Performance by Reducing Variability

January 22, 2014

We just want you to be average... If the name Garrison Keillor rings a bell, you know that in Lake Wobegon, “all the children are above aver...

6 Ways To Improve The Value Of Existing Content

October 9, 2013

We all like to believe that knowledge is important, and possibly even accurate as well. Once that knowledge is documented, however, its valu...

Governance for SharePoint Information Architecture

September 13, 2013

An effective SharePoint governance plan is designed by extending the information architecture (IA) process

Information Strategy - The Kitchen Analogy

January 13, 2013

I've always been fascinated by how challenging it can be to make analogies between digital content strategies and the "real world." We organ...

Building A Taxonomy For A Quotations Reference Application

December 9, 2012

Hachette Book Group has a mobile app for Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, one of the world's most recognized classic reference books.  This p...

Organizational Structure and Your Taxonomy: Where Does it Go?

October 31, 2012

Should departmental or organizational structures be managed as a taxonomy?  While there are advantages and limitations to organizational str...

Content Strategy, Content Organization and Post Merger Integration

August 19, 2012

In the Boston Consulting Group’s (BCG) Perspectives e-alert for August there is some interesting analysis/insight on Post Merger Integration...

Should you Manage your Product Information Taxonomy In a TMS or a PIM System?

June 19, 2012

It’s a very open question … as they always are … and it depends on the weighting of some of the considerations we’ll look at below. We’re wo...

Making the Case: Explaining Taxonomy to Business People

June 5, 2012

For many information science professionals, it’s easy to become accustomed to common problems and their attendant solutions as basic or obvi...

Avoiding Metadata Chaos, Part 2: Integrating Enterprise Metadata and Taxonomies

December 14, 2011

This is a continuation of last month's post: What You Need to Know to End Information Chaos. Business makes extensive use of taxonomy and me...

What You Need to Know to End Information Chaos (Part 1)

November 16, 2011

Part 1: Metadata governance, standards, and maturity. Clients I work with struggle with many issues.  Among these, two often rise to the top...

Information Uniqueness and Improving the Retail Customer Experience

April 15, 2011

Selling online is dependent upon information.  Without information for the customer to process it is essentially impossible to sell online. ...

First Know your Pain Points - Oracle PDQ Methodology for Management of your Product Data

March 22, 2011

In this blog post I’m going to talk about a couple of the likely pain points in your product master data world –places where your product da...

Oracle PDQ: Data Quality, Analysis & Cleansing for Management & Integration

February 10, 2011

We’re several months into a large project implementing Oracle PDQ (Product Data Quality) for a major online retailer.  This is the first of ...

Making the Business Case for Taxonomy

October 23, 2010

The most important issues to business today include information overload, integration challenges, improved efficiency, adaptability to compe...

Taxonomy in Information Archaeology

July 8, 2010

Clink, clink went two halves of a Japanese rifle shell case on my researcher's desk at the National Archives and Records Administration faci...

Taxonomists and Usability Experts: Learning from Each Other

June 29, 2010

Taxonomists never work in isolation: they collaborate with subject matter experts, content managers, systems integrators, information archit...

Metadata Management Strategies for Marketing Based DAM

January 15, 2010

After a decision has been made to invest into DAM or MRM solutions and the system has been introduced, one of the realisations that many mar...

Tips for Keyword Research

November 12, 2009

Introduction As an organization, it’s vitally important to our success that we have an understanding of the language being used by our targe...

Naming Conventions for Digital Assets: How much is too much?

July 7, 2009

Digital assets come in a seemingly limitless variety of flavors. Some intrinsic metadata comes along for the ride with particular formats, b...

Designing for Faceted Search

March 1, 2009

  Faceted search, or guided navigation, has become the de facto standard for e-commerce and product-related Web sites, from big box stores t...

Taxonomy and Records Management

December 15, 2008

Taxonomies, as hierarchical vocabulary structures, clearly define relationships between words and concepts. If a taxonomy is implemented and...

Subject Matter Experts and Taxonomy Development

September 19, 2008

I was recently in a meeting where it was said that a lack of subject matter expertise is a disadvantage in taxonomy development. This is und...

Taxonomies, Metadata, & Search

August 25, 2007

The information age poses all kinds of challenges, the most fundamental of which is how to find things — this Articles explores how a taxono...

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