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
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
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
Here are five autumn information things: Read the latest blog post from the accidental taxonomist Heather Hedden on Taxonomies and Text Analytics Compared. Want access to a bunch of amazing presentations and papers from a recent Dublin Core (DCMI) conference? Check it out here. Why do we need digital asset management now more than ever?… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Taxonomy, Dublin Core, Grants, InfoCamp!
Here are five more things to think about in the week ahead. Since "curated" was voted one of the most overused words of 2012, I will be hand picking these information bits for you like rare wildflowers instead of curating content. What is the digi...
Here are five more things: Check out Artists' Books Online - designed to promote critical engagement with artists books and to provide access to a digital repository of metadata, scans, and commentary. The project serves several different communit...