“Auto-appraisal is a critical component of digital transformation, as it enables organizations to manage information in a more effective and efficient way, while also ensuring compliance with regulatory and legal requirements.”
This glossary of information governance concepts contains terms sourced from a wide range of disciplines: information governance, records management, knowledge management, and data governance. Click here to view the Glossary of Information Governance Concepts. The...
Taxonomy - what's in the name? The term Taxonomy is used widely used across a range of contexts and depending on which discipline you follow you will encounter multiple definitions. According to Wikipedia, the word taxonomy finds its roots in the Greek language:...
We know how complex it is to build classification schemes, taxonomies and other information governance tools because we do it too.
At Synercon, we managed a speedy re-platform because we had all the knowledge needed to build a new information architecture in SharePoint.
A short but useful guide, defining some of the common terminology used when describing classification schemes.
There is both art and science in creating classification schemes. The starting point is understanding the needs of your organisation.
Managing metadata and developing taxonomies is easy! And so it is – when you are working within a confined context.
When major systems fail, poor governance is often cited as the reason. Dig in and you’ll find taxonomy and data/metadata quality is a factor.
With so many standards to choose from, it’s essential to understand the types of metadata standards and their purpose.
Without defined rules, descriptive metadata becomes subjective and results in ambiguous language.
Our challenge is harnessing language as a tool for describing information resources with consistency and precision.
Little is said about the theory and discipline of building classification schemes beyond their search and retrieval function.
Aggregation allows for greater context when managing records, but there are challenges to achieving it in a digital environment.
Five good reasons to invest in specialist software for building taxonomies or metadata, instead of using a spreadsheet.