Taxonomies are often thought to play a niche role within content-oriented knowledge management projects. They are thought to be anice to havea but not essential. In this ground-breaking book, Patrick Lambe shows how they play an integral role in helping organizations coordinate and communicate effectively. Through a series of case studies, he demonstrates the range of ways in which taxonomies can help organizations to leverage and articulate their knowledge. A step-by-step guide in the book to running a taxonomy project is full of practical advice for knowledge managers and business owners alike. Written in a clear, accessible style, demystifying the jargon surrounding taxonomies Case studies give real world examples of taxonomies in use Step-by-step guides take the reader through the key stages in a taxonomy projectTable 9.2 Extract from a thesaurus for a training institution Term relationship Term aerospace machining narrower term of mechanical ... In records management applications, precision and lack of ambiguity become very important, and so scope notes become essential tools. An effective scope note will usually contain a brief description of the meaning of the term and guidance on what should be includedanbsp;...
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