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It’s time for taxonomy

by Darin Stewart  |  October 12, 2011

I’ve been writing and speaking about taxonomies and metadata for a little over a decade.  In the early days, my audiences consisted mostly of library science refugees seeking shelter in...

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From Taxonomy to Managed Vocabularies

by Darin Stewart  |  May 24, 2011

You may have noticed in my last post that I’ve started avoiding using the word “taxonomy.” In its place, I’ve started referring to these hierarchically organized sets of common terms...

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Metadata for the Masses

by Darin Stewart  |  May 19, 2011

I’ve been playing with a new core feature of Microsoft’s SharePoint 2010, the Managed Metadata Service.  The MMS has at its heart the idea of managing terms and keywords and...

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Get your content to the gym!

by Darin Stewart  |  April 13, 2011

Metadata is a lot like physical exercise.  We know it’s good for us.  We know we should be doing more of it and that we'll pay for it in the...

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Digital Desire Lines: Rethinking Folksonomies

by Darin Stewart  |  March 22, 2011

Landscape architects and park planners go to great pains to ensure visitors to their spaces can get from point A to point B with ease. Carefully paved paths are laid...

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Enterprise Content Management in Three Easy Questions

by Darin Stewart  |  March 8, 2011

When I announced to friends and family that I would be joining Gartner as an analyst covering Enterprise Content Management, the obligatory congratulations were invariably followed by “What’s Enterprise Content...

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