Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Project Type:

Taxonomy Optimization

Description:

Assessed the Health Information and Technology Research Center (HITRC) portal information architecture and taxonomy and made recommendations for improvements.

Albertsons.com

Project Type:

Product Taxonomy

Description:

Revised the existing product taxonomy, identified an optimum set of attributes to support flexible product merchandising and worked to expose the new taxonomy on the public website to improve search, navigation and increase sales.

Allstate Insurance

Project Type:

Taxonomy Workshop

Description:

Prepared and facilitated a taxonomy development process workshop.

Alticor

Project Type:

Enterprise Taxonomy

Description:

Helped to define the business requirements and prepare a roadmap for an enterprise content management (ECM) system.

American Bar Association

Project Type:

Content Taxonomy

Description:

Developed and validated a content taxonomy for the Business Law Section to be used to enable improved management and findability from their content library.

American Century Investments

Project Type:

Content Taxonomy

Description:

Developed and validated a content taxonomy as part of implementing a digital strategy for the intermediary channel.

American Legal Media

Project Type:

Content Taxonomy

Description:

Conducted a business taxonomy workshop with ALM stakeholders to identify the benefits of sharing information sources across products and information services, and how information should be structured to optimize information re-use.

American Medical Association

Project Type:

Search Optimization

Description:

Formulated and implemented a metadata management and Autonomy search optimization strategy that improves the discoverability of content through site search and supports implicit content targeting through LiveSite.

American Physical Society

Project Type:

Content Taxonomy

Description:

Developed PhySH (Physics Subject Headings), a new facetted classification scheme to support the APS editorial processes that is backward compatible with the legacy content categorization scheme, and is extensible and scalable to support new information services.

American Society of Civil Engineers

Project Type:

Content Taxonomy

Description:

Designed the metadata specification, and built out and validated a taxonomy to improve ASCE web operations management.

Baker Hughes

Project Type:

Enterprise Taxonomy

Description:

Worked with five Baker Hughes divisions to develop a consensus around three common vocabularies to demonstrate the feasibility and value of an enterprise taxonomy. Recommendations were provided on how to integrate the taxonomy with the content management system, portal and search engine environments.

Bank for International Settlements

Project Type:

Taxonomy Strategy

Description:

Developed a metadata and categorization strategy, validated the initial controlled vocabulary for the categorization scheme, developed a categorization governance strategy, and oversaw the implementation of the categorization scheme within the new Documentum document management processes.

Best Buy.com

Project Type:

Product Taxonomy

Description:

Revised the top level navigation and product categories taxonomy to reflect current product category changes and absorb new product areas, developed the taxonomy maintenance and governance processes, and responded to ongoing requests for changes to the product taxonomy.

BHP Billiton

Project Type:

Taxonomy Strategy

Description:

Provided general advice on what taxonomies might be needed, how these taxonomies should be developed, tools that are needed to develop these taxonomies, and methods for using them given the current corporate information management environment.

Blue Shield of California

Project Type:

Taxonomy Roadmap

Description:

Developed a multi-phased enterprise taxonomy roadmap which laid out content projects over time, and content classification facets to be developed to support those projects.

Blue Shield of California

Project Type:

Enterprise Taxonomy Strategy

Description:

Developed a multi-phased enterprise taxonomy roadmap which laid out content projects over time, and content classification facets to be developed to support those projects.

breastcancer.org

Project Type:

Personalization

Description:

Helped define the site’s functionality for personalization, and the metadata and taxonomy specification for the website page types.

California Chamber of Commerce

Project Type:

Taxonomy Strategy

Description:

Developed the content strategy, search strategy and taxonomy categories for HR California, an employment law portal built with SharePoint 2010.

Campbell Soup Company

Project Type:

Taxonomy Roadmap

Description:

Identified and prioritized facets for an enterprise taxonomy that would be most widely useful across the organization as a taxonomy roadmap. Provided advice on governance processes required for effective change management, maintenance, and extension of the taxonomy.

Capital One

Project Type:

Enterprise Content Management

Description:

Defined and validated use cases with business users, then developed and tested metadata models and taxonomy outlines to support enterprise document management initiatives using the OpenText platform.

Capital One

Project Type:

Enterprise Content Management

Description:

Worked on developing a taxonomy strategy for the Enterprise Customer Management group for use with an Interwoven content management application, and defined the governance model for maintaining it.

CAPS Research

Project Type:

Taxonomy Strategy

Description:

Provided advice on metadata, taxonomy, search, and navigation as part of the effort to implement the knowledgebase for the Global Research Center for Strategic Supply Management (now called Knowledge Central).

CDW

Project Type:

Product Taxonomy

Description:

Updated CDW.com, CDWG.com, CDW.ca, m.cdw.com, m.cdwg.com, and m.cdw.com taxonomies – nomenclature, products and services classifications, search filters, facets and breadcrumbs. The unified taxonomy applies to products, services and solutions. Prepared taxonomy design principles, editorial guidelines, and taxonomy and navigation governance recommendations.

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Project Type:

Enterprise Taxonomy

Description:

Developed a taxonomy to support consumer searching across Medicare reimbursement enrollment databases, and related medical information resources on the Medicare Care Compare site.

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Project Type:

Content Taxonomy

Description:

Worked with QualityNet stakeholders to build an enterprise taxonomy based on extended Dublin Core and existing vocabularies. Prepared training examples and taxonomy editorial rules, usage guidelines and change management recommendations.

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Project Type:

Content Taxonomy

Description:

Determined, implemented and validated the appropriate metadata and tags (the taxonomy) for finding, using and sharing content in the CMS Federal Facilitated Exchanges (FFE) for health insurance (now healthcare.gov).

Chelan County Public Utility District

Project Type:

Content Taxonomy

Description:

Prepared enterprise-wide metadata and taxonomy recommendations for use in website re-design, intranet, and various document repositories.

Citizens Bank

Project Type:

Content Assessment

Description:

Prepared an assessment of Consumer Banking intranet, editorial and governance guidelines, and a taxonomy and metadata framework for use with the consolidated Consumer Banking content.

Citizens Banks

Project Type:

Content Assessment

Description:

Prepared an assessment report that identified a prioritized set of content redesign, content rewriting and taxonomy and metadata improvements, and guidelines for implementing short term knowledgebase improvements; and provided some requirements and recommendations for the next generation knowledgebase platform.

City of St. Louis

Project Type:

Taxonomy Strategy

Description:

Completed a metadata mapping, and controlled vocabularies to support the metadata elements. Worked to ensure that the content management system implementation is metadata-driven to support the generation of common functions such as A-Z indexes and portals based on content filters like location. Provided a brief specification that describes how search functions should would work with metadata.

Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Project Type:

Content Assessment

Description:

Conducted audience and content analysis of internal and public content used by staff and recommended key attributes to be used for organizing agency information.

Creative Associates

Project Type:

Intranet Taxonomy

Description:

Developed, implemented and validated the metadata scheme and taxonomy tags for finding, using and sharing content in a SharePoint 2010 knowledge management portal to improve the organization’s performance.

Credigy

Project Type:

Enterprise Content Management

Description:

Developed a formal taxonomy and metadata structure to be used within the framework of M-Files, an ECM tool. Facilitated a document tagging activity to validate the taxonomy and train staff. Prepared taxonomy editorial rules and maintenance process guide. Facilitated hand-off for M-Files to stand up the new ECM system.

Cru

Project Type:

Content Taxonomy

Description:

Developed a taxonomy framework Cru.org and JesusFilm.org that can readily be extended to additional content and websites. Provided assistance integrating the taxonomy with the AEM application that supports the two sites including content migration planning. Facilitated a content tagging activity to validate the taxonomy and train staff. Prepared taxonomy editorial rules and maintenance process guide.

Defense Intelligency Agency

Project Type:

Automated Categorization

Description:

Prepared recommended approach and functional specifications for automatic categorization system to organize current intelligence reports.

Dell.com

Project Type:

Intranet Taxonomy

Description:

Worked on a taxonomy enhancement project for Dell Salesedge, an internal sales rep support intranet.

Dell.com

Project Type:

Content Taxonomy

Description:

Worked on several projects related to developing a strong backend metadata structure for a new content management system, and worked on developing the user nomenclature for the Next Generation Dell.com.

Dell.com

Project Type:

Product Taxonomy

Description:

Worked with global e-business product managers and content editors using proprietary content management and publishing applications to standardize product and non-product content attributes so that they could be grouped for use in faceted navigation on the consumer and business websites.

Dell.com

Project Type:

Technical Requirements

Description:

Developed business requirements for a term management store including taxonomy workflow, governance, maintenance and other integration requirements with the current content management infrastructure.

Deloitte

Project Type:

Taxonomy Workshop

Description:

Developed a taxonomy workshop to work with a small group of stakeholders to develop the high-level taxonomy outline, and then to agree on an action plan to build out the detailed vocabularies for each major division or facet of the taxonomy.

Deloitte

Project Type:

Enterprise Taxonomy

Description:

Developed leadership recommendations for an enterprise taxonomy strategy, an action plan for short term improvements including input management and business process improvements, and a roadmap for future delivery methods and progress audit.

Deltek

Project Type:

Content Taxonomy

Description:

Facilitated taxonomy assessment and development tasks as part of a website redesign project.

Dick's Sporting Goods

Project Type:

Product Taxonomy

Description:

Developed product taxonomy and attributes plus navigation categories and strategy for prototypes used in moderated and unmoderated usability studies and A-B testing.

Dominion Resources

Project Type:

Enterprise Taxonomy

Description:

Developed the enterprise-wide taxonomy for tagging public and intranet website content for use with an Interwoven content management application, and defined the governance model for maintaining it.

Duke University Press

Project Type:

Taxonomy Workshop

Description:

Facilitated a stakeholder workshop to develop the design for a facetted content taxonomy that would support medium- and long-term business objectives.

Environmental Protection Agency

Project Type:

Enterprise Taxonomy

Description:

Developed the agency-wide taxonomy for tagging epa.gov and intranet content for use with a Documentum enterprise content management application, trained content editors and librarians to tag content using the taxonomy, and created the governance model for maintaining the taxonomy. The taxonomy was used in a variety of EPA applications such as a search engine based on a customized version of Northern Light that uses the taxonomy to filter search results. EPA subsequently moved to a Drupal CMS and now uses the Google Search Appliance (GSA).

Etsy

Project Type:

Product Taxonomy

Description:

Provided review and feedback on the product taxonomy assessment suggesting improvements to the proposed Etsy product categories and attributes.

European Committee for Standardization

Project Type:

Knowledge Management

Description:

Developed “Guidance Information for the Deployment of Dublin Core in Corporate Environments”, best practice guidelines on metadata and knowledge management through interviews and workshops with European and American companies.

Federal Aviation Administration

Project Type:

Metadata Schema

Description:

Developed an agency-wide metadata standard and faceted taxonomy for the FAA based on Dublin Core.

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Project Type:

Content Assessment

Description:

Assessed the current state of the intranet by analyzing and evaluating the existing information architecture, metadata, and search, and recommended improvements based on the assessment and industry best practices.

Food and Drug Administration

Project Type:

Enterprise Taxonomy

Description:

Worked with an agency-wide taxonomy working group through a series of workshops to develop a faceted taxonomy for tagging public and intranet content. The taxonomy was validated by sorting popular query terms and evaluating tagging consistency by FDA staff. Change management and training materials were also prepared.

Forest Service

Project Type:

Metadata Schema

Description:

Conducted an agency-wide content audit using information retrieval spiders to systematically extract information and populate a metadata database.

Franklin Templeton

Project Type:

Enterprise Taxonomy

Description:

Worked on the development of an enterprise taxonomy standard, overseeing an automated content categorization implementation using Interwoven MetaTagger services, and designing the governance processes for ongoing taxonomy maintenance.

General Services Administration Office of Citizen Services and Communications

Project Type:

Automated Categorization

Description:

Developed the content architecture for FirstGov (the official portal of the U.S. government, now USA.gov) including an XML content model, and metadata and vocabulary specifications to facilitate a reference implementation of a content management system application.

George Washington University

Project Type:

Enterprise Taxonomy

Description:

Developed an ECM taxonomy to provide the basis for a unified framework to manage, present, search for, and provide content services based on a Drupal platform.

Goldman Sachs

Project Type:

Document Classification

Description:

Developed a new document classification system that applied to content residing in legacy systems, but required significantly fewer document codes than currently in use to provide greater document findability using Autonomy IDOL and more efficient document coding and retrieval from a variety of document management system platforms.

Halliburton

Project Type:

Knowledge Management

Description:

Consolidated multiple taxonomies developed for separate product lines, and developed rules and procedures for applying the taxonomy to content and delivering it through a portal application.

Harvard Business Publishing

Project Type:

Automated Categorization

Description:

Completed and optimized the publications catalog taxonomy, and provided guidance for re-tagging legacy content, integration with the product information management (PIM) system, website navigation and catalog search. Currently, the catalog search is used in the Harvard Business Review Store.

Health Sciences South Carolina

Project Type:

Content Taxonomy

Description:

Facilitated development of the metadata and taxonomy specification to support website tagging and publishing requirements.

Hewlett Packard

Project Type:

Intranet Taxonomy

Description:

Developed taxonomy roadmap with recommended subject metadata facets, recommended controlled vocabularies, and taxonomy governance procedures for the business to employee portal.

Home Depot.com

Project Type:

Product Taxonomy

Description:

Designed and user tested a new top-level product taxonomy, revised the existing product taxonomy to reflect the new top-level categories, identified the optimum set of attributes to support flexible product merchandising, worked with others to expose the new taxonomy on the public web site in order to improve search, navigation and increase sales, developed editorial rules for category names and designed the business process for changing the product taxonomy.

Honeywell Scanning and Mobility

Project Type:

Enterprise Taxonomy

Description:

Conducted an enterprise taxonomy assessment and developed a recommended method to flexibly categorize scanning and mobility solutions.

IDEAlliance

Project Type:

Technical Requirements

Description:

Facilitated the working group that developed the PRISM, (Publishing Requirements for Industry Standard Metadata) specification, an extensible XML metadata standard used to automate workflow processes which facilitate multi-purposing, aggregating, syndicating, personalizing and post-processing of any type of content.

IFC/World Bank Group

Project Type:

Knowledge Management

Description:

Project managed usability review of the SmartLessons web site.

Inter-American Development Bank

Project Type:

Knowledge Management

Description:

Led workshops to develop the vocabulary strategy for the Institutional Knowledge Repository.

International Monetary Fund

Project Type:

Enterprise Taxonomy

Description:

Worked with business and IT stakeholders using a workshop process to develop recommendations on how the IMF should manage Country-related Terminology, and to provide guidance on how to simplify the use of standard terminology in published documents and IT applications.

K12

Project Type:

Learning Management System

Description:

Developed the metadata specification and taxonomies for an e-learning content management system application profile. Prepared the content tagging plan, tagging guidelines, process guide for changing metadata and vocabularies, and training materials. Provided advice on building additional subject taxonomies for individual disciplines.

Kaiser Permanente

Project Type:

Document Classification

Description:

Developed an enterprise-wide document typology to support a HIPAA-compliant members’ benefits and clinical information services, validated the typology, and developed the governance processes for maintaining the scheme.

Kraft Foods

Project Type:

Digital Asset Management

Description:

Designed and facilitated stakeholder workshops and developed the metadata strategy for an enterprise digital asset management system.

Learn and Serve America

Project Type:

Taxonomy Strategy

Description:

Provided evaluation and coaching services to assist staff through the process of developing a new taxonomy for the National Service Learning Clearinghouse.

Library of Congress Congresssional Research Services

Project Type:

Content Architecture

Description:

Developed a data model and faceted taxonomy for legislative data; identified and mapped the data model to the legislative data sets; tested open source entity extraction tools against the legislative data sets; and assisted in the development of working prototypes to demonstrate a) data extraction from unstructured information using text analytics, b) associating metadata by querying across legislative data sets, and c) batch metadata management.

Macys.com

Project Type:

Product Taxonomy

Description:

Conducted an audit and analysis of product attributes, and then developed personalization attribute guidelines for a subset of the Macy’s.com product taxonomy for Women’s ready-to-wear.

Massachusetts Medical Society

Project Type:

Technology Planning

Description:

Worked with the Association to evaluate the current information processing and access environment, identify the key issues that need to be addressed, and develop tactical recommendations for short- and medium-term technical decisions that should be made to support the production and distribution of publications including the New England Journal of Medicine and Journal Watch.

MasterCard

Project Type:

Content Strategy

Description:

Conducted a content audit, created a content strategy brief and developed a content taxonomy for an enterprise web redesign project.

McGraw-Hill Platts

Project Type:

Taxonomy Review

Description:

Validated the design of a new taxonomy scheme, and advised on methods to populate the scheme, taxonomy management tools, automated categorization methods, and ongoing taxonomy governance.

Medline Industries

Project Type:

Product Taxonomy

Description:

Created a new product catalog classification and taxonomy. Re-designed the product attribute model for collecting, categorizing and prioritizing product attributes. Provided governance recommendations for the new product classification, taxonomy and attribute models. Recommended measures to monitor and evaluate the performance and effectiveness of the product catalog classification, taxonomy and attribute models. Recommended implementation steps and a process roadmap.

Microsoft

Project Type:

Metadata Schema

Description:

Developed the taxonomy for Microsoft’s Next Generation Network, a new information architecture for serving up content dynamically on the third most visited website in the world. Designed and analyzed the results of a test of alternative website navigation schemes using task-based scenarios with microsoft.com website users.

Microsoft Education

Project Type:

Learning Management System

Description:

Helped establish and review the high-level requirements for the learning objects collection as well as Microsoft’s overall objectives for the Education Community products; and defined the appropriate metadata structure and taxonomy to meet those requirements and objectives.

Motorola Semiconductor (now Freescale)

Project Type:

Taxonomy Strategy

Description:

Prepared metadata and taxonomy recommendations to develop and support a content supply chain.

MTV

Project Type:

Content Taxonomy

Description:

Facilitated a workshop to refine the editorial methodology for identifying tags, and grouping and structuring categories to agree on a high-level taxonomy for MTV News.

My Wire

Project Type:

Taxonomy Review

Description:

Reviewed content classification system for this (now defunct) content aggregation start-up, and made recommendations on how to improve and maintain it.

NASA

Project Type:

Enterprise Taxonomy

Description:

Reviewed Goddard Space Flight Center taxonomies, and their potential for integration into the NASA Taxonomy.

NASA

Project Type:

Enterprise Taxonomy

Description:

Completed a classification scheme that encompasses all of NASA web content and provided three specializations for internal and external portal projects. The taxonomy was then refined and standard formats were developed to support its use. The NASA Taxonomy website was built to provide access to the taxonomy. A number of websites have been built using the NASA Taxonomy including one which provides access to multiple document repositories including technical reports, lessons learned, and mission documentation using the Seamark engine. A governance structure was developed and framework developed to make the Taxonomy a NASA standard.

National Association of Realtors

Project Type:

Content Taxonomy

Description:

Identified and prioritized facets for a web taxonomy based on previous taxonomy and user experience work, prepared a high-level taxonomy and vetted it with an internal taxonomy working group, designed a test of the taxonomy approach using task-based scenarios with realtors.org website users, and developed the process to maintain the taxonomy with a light weight governance model.

National Cooperative Highway Research Program

Project Type:

Terminology Standardization

Description:

Prepared a white paper on the current state of practice regarding standardization of terminology and categorization schemes for transportation information. This paper became Part 1 of NCHRP Report 754.

National Science Foundation

Project Type:

Learning Management System

Description:

Developed requirements to acquire and stand up a taxonomy management tool to enable aggregation and disaggregation of survey data collected and published by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES).

Nike Digital

Project Type:

Content Taxonomy

Description:

Built an intuitive information architecture foundation and powerful taxonomy and metadata design to support new growth opportunities of the business, and to provide customers with an intuitive and efficient way to explore content related to the broad selection of sports, products and marketing to be used with its Adobe CQ5 content management system.

Nikon Precision

Project Type:

Technical Documentation

Description:

Conducted an assessment of the global corporate taxonomy strategy for Nikon’s primary technical documentation systems and software.

NuSkin

Project Type:

Master Data Management

Description:

Facilitated a workshop to assist the data governance working group in the development of a Nu Skin SKU Taxonomy strategy to be implemented as part of a Master Data Management program.

Occidental Petroleum

Project Type:

Intranet Taxonomy

Description:

Developed an intranet taxonomy to support migration of OxyNet to Microsoft SharePoint 2010. With the distributed content management enabled by this SharePoint implementation, the taxonomy supports content search and the uniform definition of content for efficient processes that enable dynamic content delivery.

OCLC

Project Type:

Business Planning

Description:

Developed recommendations for a new business model for the Dewey Decimal Classification.

OCLC

Project Type:

Business Planning

Description:

Developed outreach template to lobby software vendors to implement support for Dublin Core Metadata Initiative.

Oracle

Project Type:

Product Taxonomy

Description:

Built a taxonomy that reflected Oracle’s product and service offerings, that could be used to automatically identify application and technology bundles and applicable industries, and that could be effectively used for website search and browse applications on Oracle EventsOracle Pressroom and Oracle Technology Network: OTN Semantic Web (Beta)

Oracle

Project Type:

Metadata Schema

Description:

Developed WebCenter Sites requirements and recommendations related to metadata and search schemas.

Pearson Higher Education

Project Type:

Learning Management System

Description:

Developed a reproducible process to develop discipline-based taxonomies with mapped learning objectives, and tested it on working with acquisition editors for the paralegal and culinary arts disciplines.

PeopleSoft

Project Type:

Intranet Taxonomy

Description:

Developed core metadata specification and faceted taxonomy based on Dublin Core.

Repair Clinic

Project Type:

Product Taxonomy

Description:

Developed a taxonomy strategy for home appliances and parts categories, and to support use cases that develop consumer trust and confidence through new and improved information services.

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers

Project Type:

Product Taxonomy

Description:

Developed the attributes and dropdowns for this industrial auctioneer’s mobile data collection tool used by the field staff to do property inspections and appraisals of heavy equipment.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Project Type:

Enterprise Taxonomy

Description:

Developed a set of broad topics that distill the detailed and large set of backend metadata topics and keywords that originate in health policy program research, synthesis and evaluation. This scheme is now being implemented in various functional areas including public communications, grants management, research and evaluation and development.

Save the Children

Project Type:

Content Taxonomy

Description:

Worked with the Health and Nutrition Global Initiative to develop and operationalize a prototype resource library in a SharePoint environment.

Singapore Government Metadata Standard

Project Type:

Metadata Schema

Description:

Developed, documented, and assisted in the implementation of the Singapore Government Metadata Standard (SGMS) for all Government-owned content. The SGMS standard is the underlying structure that enables the Singapore Government online search website.

Small Business Administration

Project Type:

Metadata Schema

Description:

Developed taxonomy specifications for populating the metadata for the GSA Business Gateway e-Forms initiative.

SNC-Lavalin

Project Type:

Intranet Taxonomy

Description:

Helped the information management team develop a metadata and taxonomy framework to be implemented initially on a SharePoint intranet, and the governance structure for maintaining it.

Social Security Administration

Project Type:

Metadata Schema

Description:

Prepared taxonomy recommendations for tagging web content with Dublin Core metadata, and developed new vision for flexible site organization, site navigation & site search that uses explicit metadata.

Sony Interactive Entertainment

Project Type:

Digital Asset Management

Description:

Provided digital asset management governance advice and recommendations.

Sprint

Project Type:

Taxonomy Roadmap

Description:

Identified existing controlled vocabularies, prepared high-level taxonomy, tested taxonomy by tagging content samples, and prepared taxonomy roadmap and governance documentation.

State Bank of Pakistan

Project Type:

Document Classification

Description:

Developed and supported taxonomy, metadata and controlled vocabulary document inventory process. Aggregated inventories from all departments and recommended consolidated metadata scheme and controlled vocabularies to support ECM use cases. Prepared information architecture and information management recommendations, ECM governance best practices and taxonomy governance process guide.

Stikeman Elliott

Project Type:

Knowledge Management

Description:

Modeled multilingual taxonomy in Synaptica tool to support law firm knowledge management.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Agency

Project Type:

Enterprise Taxonomy

Description:

Designed a unified metadata specification and taxonomy model for the SAMHSA Health Information Network (SHIN) merging the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) and the National Mental Health Information Center (NMHIC) with other agency resources. The SAMHSA Store uses the taxonomy both to tag publications and to browse for them on the website.

Target

Project Type:

Product Taxonomy

Description:

In consultation with various internal stakeholders, Taxonomy Strategies developed an overall product taxonomy framework for the grocery category, and then researched items types at the item level to 1) specify the product category taxonomy and 2) identify all attributes and attribute values for each item type.

Teck Resources

Project Type:

Enterprise Taxonomy

Description:

Is supporting and advising in an enterprise data management taxonomy project.

Teck Resources

Project Type:

Search Optimization

Description:

Prepared observations of current state and improvement recommendations for SharePoint search. Developed roadmap for SP improvement activities and worked with various stakeholders on quick wins. Facilitated information management working group to identify opportunities for collaboration, best practices and standardization. Facilitated fact finding around enterprise search.

Theodore Alexander

Project Type:

Product Taxonomy

Description:

Developed a high-level luxury furniture product taxonomy and attributes strategy, built out the taxonomy, and defined and documented the process to maintain categories and attributes.

Time, Inc.

Project Type:

Content Aggregation

Description:

Developed a specific content aggregation XML DTD based on the PRISM (Publishing Requirements for Industry Standard Metadata) specification. This DTD was used for Time Inc., and other publishers, to exchange articles and extensive metadata between internal systems and to provide them to external parties.

Tractor Supply.com

Project Type:

Product Taxonomy

Description:

Revised the product categories taxonomy to absorb large increase in number of SKUs, identified universal product attributes, and provided cross-merchandising to support the best search and navigation for the site.

Trusted Media Brands

Project Type:

Content Taxonomy

Description:

Re-designed the Family Handyman website menu navigation and asset tagging. This project included exploratory user research (online surveys, one-on-one user interviews, and card sorting), as well as online validation activities, editorial documentation and governance recommendations.

Trusted Media Brands

Project Type:

Content Taxonomy

Description:

Re-designed the Taste of Home website menu navigation and recipe management system. Validated the taxonomy with internal stakeholders and website users. Prepared taxonomy design principles, editorial guidelines and governance recommendations.

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

Project Type:

Content Taxonomy

Description:

Validated core metadata specification and faceted taxonomy based on Dublin Core, National Agricultural Library Thesaurus (NALT), and other pertinent vocabulary standards to be used as the standard for agency-wide information management.

U.S. Dept. of Education

Project Type:

Taxonomy Validation

Description:

Validated conformance of ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) metadata schema to the Qualified Dublin Core metadata model.

U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security Citizenship and Immigration Services

Project Type:

Enterprise Content Management

Description:

Collected and analyzed user requirements for the metadata and indexing for an Enterprise Document Management Service (EDMS) capability to store, manage, search, and view images for agencies requiring information.

University of California San Francisco

Project Type:

Metadata Schema

Description:

Created the metadata schema and taxonomy to support an open source ResourceSpace digital asset management initiative to create a searchable database of historic photographs, contemporary organizational images, and marketing and branding collateral for the School of Pharmacy’s external communications.

University of Calilfornia San Francisco

Project Type:

Content Taxonomy

Description:

Worked with the Department of Public Affairs to help them build out a metadata schema and taxonomy to improve search on the public site, and also to enable dynamic selection of content to show on pages, and better navigation to related material.

XL Group

Project Type:

Intranet Taxonomy

Description:

Made recommendations on how to improve an intranet taxonomy so that business users can appropriately tag content using a facetted taxonomy in SharePoint 2010.