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September 2 Taxonomy CoP: DITA, Metadata Maturity, & the Case for Taxonomy

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September 2 Taxonomy CoP: DITA, Metadata Maturity, & the Case for Taxonomy

  1. 1. DITA, Metadata Maturity, & the Case for Taxonomy<br />Taxonomy Community of Practice Series<br />Wednesday September 2nd, 1:00 PM ET<br />Paul Wlodarczyk<br />Director, Solutions Consulting, Earley & Associates<br />Erik Hennum<br />Information Model Architect, IBM<br />Robert Berry<br />Information Developer, IBM<br />Mike Harris<br />Information Architect, IBM<br />
  2. 2. DITA creates smaller needles in a bigger haystack<br />If you had 1000 documents under management, each with 100 reusable parts (e.g. procedures), now you have 100,000 objects under management<br />You can browse folders to find things – but that only works for small teams familiar with the content<br />Full text search gets too many hits…<br />Solution: use metadata to improve the findability of DITA content for reuse<br />We’d expect organizations with DITA or other component reuse to be more mature in their adoption of metadata and taxonomy best practices.<br />This isn’t exactly what we found…<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Join us for this webcast as we explore… <br />Survey results revealing the current state of the practice in taxonomy and metadata for organizations that use XML<br />State of current practices in tagging DITA content<br />Good, better, and best practices for tagging and searching modular content<br />The value of taxonomy in improving metadata governance and search<br />3<br />
  4. 4. DITA taxonomy specialization<br />DITA 1.2 adds new capabilities for creating and managing metadata. <br />Create DITA maps to represent hierarchies of values.<br />Scalable approach to managing metadata<br />Create DITA topics for values.<br />4<br />8/30/2009<br />
  5. 5. IBM User Technologies adoption, experience and governance. <br />IBM User Technologies uses the DITA taxonomy specialization to create and manage metadata. <br />Faceted browse and search in the IBM Systems online documentation. <br />IBM User Technologies implementation notes and plans for governance. <br />5<br />8/30/2009<br />
  6. 6. DITA, Metadata Maturity, & the Case for Taxonomy<br />Taxonomy Community of Practice Series<br />Wednesday September 2nd, 1:00 PM ET<br />Paul Wlodarczyk<br />Director, Solutions Consulting, Earley & Associates<br />Erik Hennum<br />Information Model Architect, IBM<br />Robert Berry<br />Information Developer, IBM<br />Mike Harris<br />Information Architect, IBM<br />

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