Earley and Associates have published a blog post last week on Metadata and Taxonomies:
“Business makes extensive use of taxonomy and metadata in a variety of scenarios including accounting, databases and inter/intra-net based applications to provide structure and organize information. All this is normal and straightforward. Chaos arises, however, when a business manager or executive asks questions that cut-across systems. When, for example, they want to be able to integrate engineering data, customer-oriented product information, customer information, and customer service complaints to identify new product-lines and solution opportunities.” [Read More]
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