5 Things Thursday: Taxonomy, DAM and Special Collections

While I am on a beach in Santa Cruz, you can read about these five things: Another DAM Podcast talks to Julia Thompson from UNICEF. Building the business case for taxonomy. What is the role of taxonomy in web experience? Do you need people to run a DAM system? Some tips for marketing your special… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Taxonomy, DAM and Special Collections

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#infocampSEA: Beth Kolko Plenary Speaker

Beth Kolko gave a fantastic presentation on innovation, particularly on non expert innovation. Melding the concepts of equity and justice in product design and observing that expertise is often merely the difference between great ideas and crazy ideas (and the crazy ideas are sometimes genius), Kolko recommended The Innovator's Dilemma by Clayton Christensen. She cited… Continue reading #infocampSEA: Beth Kolko Plenary Speaker

#infocampSEA: InfoCamp Seattle Keynote

The theme of 2013 InfoCamp Seattle is that of mad scientists. Information people are like mad scientists. They take metadata and programming languages and taxonomies and user experience and experiment with virtual tubes and chemicals. The keynote speaker was Joan Vermette of Mad*Pow, all the way from Maine. Many amazing takeaways from this talk which… Continue reading #infocampSEA: InfoCamp Seattle Keynote