Podcast 74: What is a taxonomy? Interview with Madi Solomon

In this podcast, we talk to Madi Weland Solomon about taxonomies, metadata and ontologies.

We discuss:

  • What is metadata?
  • What is a taxonomy?
  • What is an ontology?
  • Why are taxonomies important to organisations?
  • How important are standards and policies?
  • How should an organisation develop a strategy for taxonomy?
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • How can a taxonomy expert help them?
  • What are the pitfalls? What shouldn’t you do?
  • Who is doing it right?
  • Is it only for big organisations?
  • Are there any tools that can help?


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