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Taxonomies are in! Now what?
From Monday, November 14, 2016
To Tuesday, November 15, 2016
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Contact Information Today, Inc. 143 Old Marlton Pike, NJ 08055 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 609-654-6266 or 800-300-9868

Taxonomies are in! Now what?


Taxonomy Boot Camp 2016 will focus on taxonomy methodologies inspired by a range of disciplines, including cognitive science, data management, and user experience design. Join us to learn more about diverse practical approaches that will improve your taxonomy development and implementation skills.More and more organizations are aware of taxonomy and recognize its value. Taxonomy has gone from being a hard sell to a hot topic. In this new taxonomy-savvy context, how can we as taxonomy practitioners improve our work and meet the increasing demand? How can we advance the methodologies behind a craft that requires both practicality and artistry? How can we be better taxonomists?

The Taxonomy Boot Camp program is designed to provide something for everyone, from taxonomy newbies to seasoned experts (and everyone in between). Two parallel tracks on the first day provide those new to the field with the nuts and bolts they need to get up-to-speed and give more experienced practitioners insight into how others have evolved their approaches. On the second day, hear case studies, practical sessions on taxonomy tools and methods, and cutting-edge developments in the field.

Who Should Attend

  • Taxonomists
  • Content managers
  • Information architects
  • Information professionals
  • Knowledge engineers
  • Information scientists
  • Intranet/portal developers
  • Content classification specialists
  • Anyone responsible for categorizing, organizing, or managing content

What We're Talking About

  • Taxonomy/ontology modeling and development best practices
  • Taxonomy governance & adoption
  • Techniques for maintaining taxonomies (analytics, testing, etc.)
  • Information architecture and user experience (navigation, content publishing, etc.)
  • Metadata modeling and management (role of taxonomy)
  • Auto-categorization and other tagging techniques
  • Taxonomy management/development software selection and use
  • Heard in 2015

“I am newish to Taxonomy and [the conference] covered information that was good, relevant, and was easy to understand.”

“It was my first time at this conference and what a shock (and a relief) to find that there is a whole community of people who do what I do!”

“Great conference -- a lot of high-quality sessions and good opportunities to network with peers in the industry.”

 

 

Location JW Marriott Washington DC

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