Apples and Oranges, Lions and Tigers: Understanding taxonomies and how you can use them

  • Published on

  • View

  • Download

Embed Size (px)


<ul><li><p>Apples and Oranges, Lions and TigersUnderstanding taxonomies and how you can use them</p><p>IA/CS Vancouver MeetupVFS Homer Street, May 16, 2016</p><p>Blaine Kyllo, senior strategist</p></li><li><p>Taxonomy game results</p></li><li><p>How did your groups organize the items? </p></li><li><p>The nature of taxonomies</p></li><li><p>John Horodyskis taxonomy game demonstrates two things:</p><p> Taxonomies are all around us Taxonomies can be simple</p></li><li><p>Taxonomies are all around us</p></li><li><p>Taxonomies can be simple</p></li><li><p>Taxonomies are fundamental to how we think about and make sense of the world.</p></li><li><p>How you create content taxonomies</p></li><li><p>Who is the audience?</p></li><li><p>A taxonomy is not just a list of words. </p><p>A taxonomy is a controlled vocabulary.</p></li><li><p>Metadata describes content. </p><p>A taxonomy organizes content.</p></li><li><p>Why taxonomies are important for content</p></li><li><p>Taxonomy pitfalls to beware</p></li><li><p>You can get started tomorrow</p></li><li><p>Questions? </p><p>Experiences to share?</p></li><li><p>Thanks for listening</p><p></p><p>778-999-7656</p><p>@solocorps</p></li></ul>