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Innovation in Knowledge Organisation: A Conference Report

Innovation in Knowledge organisation was conference put on by Straits Knowledge (a Singapore-based knowledge management consultancy), PebbleRoad (a Singapore-based user experience design consultancy) and Synaptica (a global taxonomy software company).¬† The format of the conference was high energy – although … Continue reading

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Competence and Knowledge Organisation

I recently presented a keynote at the inaugural Innovations in Knowledge Organisation conference in Singapore. The whole event was a pleasure to be a part of and many thanks to the organisers for inviting me. The presentation below attempts to … Continue reading

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Folksonomies & Taxonomies @ ANZSI 2011

This presentation is a bit of a mixed bag and falls roughly into thirds: The first third looks at folksonomies. It steals liberally from Thomas Vander Wal and the work of others (see previous articles). It is my impression that … Continue reading

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Metadata 2011 – Australian Taxonomy Survey

This is part of presentation given at Metadata 2011 back in May. It is mostly based on this article. The rest of the presentation drew on this article and video¬†but with more references to Star Trek*. *Such as the Spock/Bones … Continue reading

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Taxonomy Fairy Tales – Taxonomy Times

The YouTube video with Patrick Lambe a few months back generated some good feedback, including an invitation from Teresa Macgregor of the SLA Taxonomy Division to write it up for their newsletter. The following appeared in Taxonomy Times No. 6, … Continue reading

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Taxonomy Fairy Tales

Patrick Lambe and I had a relay rant about taxonomy fairy tales the other day. View it in all its glorious 11 minutes, either on YouTube or Vimeo. Oh, and I did mention the workshop?

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Taxonomy Usage and Skills by Australian Information Professionals

Innotecture and Straits Knowledge conducted a survey on taxonomies in Australia. The survey investigated the use of taxonomies by Australian organizations and the taxonomy skills of Australian information professionals. 125 information professionals responded. The responses indicated a strong desire to … Continue reading

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