On February 21st, 2015 I had the distinct pleasure of doing a case study for World Information Architecture Day in Zurich. The talk I did was an overview of a large taxonomy project I recently completed for FIFA, the world’s football governance authority, and looks at a few of the exercises, analysis and standards I used […]
Digital Asset Management
Interview with Picturepark’s DAM Guru Program
Through my love of information architecture and making the world easier to understand with metadata, taxonomy and classification I caught the eye of the masterminds behind the Digital Asset Management (DAM) Guru program, and was asked to answer a few questions for them. The DAM Guru program is something very unique, that I think really […]
Enterprise Taxonomy of Official Documents for FIFA
Football’s governing body, FIFA, required a set of classifications and definitions for the official documents they’ve created – all 70,000 of them. Over the course of 6 months Adam Ungstad worked with stakeholders from across this dynamic organization to build consensus on a set of terms, classes, hierarchy and definitions that describe the content they produce. […]
What does “Related Articles” mean?
The problem with the category “Related Articles” is that it is a synonym for “Miscellaneous.” To be more effective the term should state how the other articles are related – such as “More Sushi Cook Books” or “More General Electric Stoves Under $1000.” Stating the relationship of something with suggested items makes the suggestions more […]