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Taxonomy Management

How Do You Know What You Don’t Know?

Enterprises commonly set boundaries and processes to control the flow of information, to ensure best practice in activities such as records management, data protection, and compliance. This approach of controlling the information flow is often cumbersome and impacts the ability to manage content throughout the information lifecycle, including capture, storage, retrieval, archival, and disposal.…

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Taxonomy

So, You Are Going to Build a Taxonomy – Don’t Tell Me it’s in Excel

I am not knocking those who have probably painstakingly built an organizational taxonomy in Excel. I highly respect them. They are also way ahead of the curve, as they understand what a taxonomy is supposed to do.…

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Taxonomy

1.9 Billion Records Exposed – A Taxonomy Could Have Come in Handy

Only 918 reported data breaches led to a whopping 1.9 billion records being exposed, as of September 2017. I would expect the number to rise, although not dramatically, I hope. Compared with the last six months of 2016, the number of lost, stolen, or compromised records increased by 164 percent.…

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Metadata Generation

Aristotle Had It Right – How Come We Don’t?

Statistics show that over 90 percent of organizations rely on end user tagging, sustaining the use of inaccurate and erroneous metadata applied to unstructured and semi-structured content.…

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Metadata

It’s All About Tagging – Or Is It?

One of my favorite subjects – metadata tagging. For years, metadata would make business professionals stare glassily into space when explained to them. No more, I hope. Metadata is now information currency and if it isn’t woven into technology frameworks as the critical component in achieving organizational business objectives, then enterprises suffer from content paralysis.…

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Cybercrime

I Predict Growth in Cybercrime During 2018 – Not Exactly Brain Surgery

As 2017 is wrapping up, we have dire predictions for cybercrime in the year to come. In an article in Infosecurity Magazine, Trend Micro predicts an increase in vulnerabilities in the internet of things (IoT), which, as it notes, does not rely on regulations or industry standards.…

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Digital Workplace

Intelligent Content in Context – Effectiveness

Effectiveness can increase revenue, improve decision making, and reduce risk. Sounds like sales mumbo jumbo, but it really isn’t. I would think that was an objective for all organizations. Increasing revenue, improving decision making, and reducing risk all rely almost solely on a sound information governance strategy, where a key component is enterprise search.…

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Digital Transformation

Intelligent Content in Context – Metadata

In over 91 percent of organizations, variations on manual tagging are used to describe what a document is about. Unfortunately, it hasn’t worked for the past thirty years, and it doesn’t look too hopeful for the next thirty.…

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Efficiency

Intelligent Content in Context – Efficiency

Efficiency is achieving maximum productivity with minimum wasted effort or expense. I would venture to guess that there is quite a bit of inefficiency in quite a few organizations. For example, doing the same process over and over, when it was created before your organization used an application to achieve the same goal.…

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GDPR

Useful Information about GDPR for US Companies

I recently I read an article about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). I’m getting to sound like a broken record. Anyway, it brought up some interesting tidbits that I had not come across before.…

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