Month: July 2015

The organization is the Information System?

Research to date indicates Enterprise search capability may not be equal to search engine (or IT) capability or even search Centre of Excellence capability. The organizationĀ isĀ the information system? Who is accountable for an organisations ‘search capability’ and resulting ‘findability’ of information? Some early slideshare materialĀ Here

Manual information organization vs automated methods: The link to different types of search goals

I presented at the UK Chapter of the International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO) in London this month. A link to the presentation and paper are Here

Some practitioners within enterprises believe manual and automated tagging are contradictory mutually exclusive approaches. To use both is inefficient.

The paper presents a ‘best of both worlds’ model, where manual and automated techniques for tagging, categorization and classification are linked to search goals. This paper argues they augment one another, for a best of both worlds approach avoiding, “The Tyranny of the OR“.