Today’s 8 things blogger is Heather Hedden, a consultant at Earley & Associates, Inc. Earley & Associates has been advising enterprises on taxonomy and metadata management strategy and implementation for the past 15 years. Additional articles and a listing of services can be found at www.earley.com.
Very Insightful information and hints on effective use of Taxonomies.
8 Things You Need to Know About How Taxonomy Can Improve Search
1 — Retrieve Matched Concepts, Not Just Words.
2 — Leverage Metadata.
3 — Enhance Web Search Engine Optimization (SEO).
4 — Support Browsing though Hierarchies.
5 — Support Faceted Search.
6 — Leverage Text Mining and Auto-Classification.
7 — Support Discovery.
8 — Facilitate Semantic Search.