Back in August, Factor co-founder Bram Wessel sat down to interview one of the pioneers of our field, Brenda Laurel. Bram and Brenda talked about User Research, something that’s at the root of Factor’s practice. IxDA Seattle wrote up a fantastic blog post about the event, which was accompanied by a Salon to help develop […] Read more »
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In working on enterprise taxonomy projects, the issue of taxonomy scale always comes up. “Scale” is a word that gets tossed around a lot but what does it really mean for taxonomies? How can taxonomies scale, and what do organizations need to think about when considering requirements for taxonomy scale? We have found that the […] Read more »
Save these Dates to learn more about Enterprise Taxonomy Management from Factor. Read more »
Here at Factor, one of our core values is sharing what we learn with our customers and the community of practice. Our success stories should not exist in a vacuum, and we are always happy to offer some insights into our processes. Because we’re interested in helping others learn how to do this work, Factor […] Read more »
How Factor helped transform a tangled web of marketing systems into a lean and sustainable enterprise asset.
At Factor, one of our current engagements is with a Fortune 50 multinational technology hardware corporation. It’s been such an impactful and rewarding experience for both our client and Factor that we decided we’d like to tell the story. Senior executives from this client’s marketing division wanted to find out if their marketing campaigns were […] Read more »
IA Summit, March 21-25 2018, Chicago Gary Carlson and Dana Bublitz conducted Factor’s Enterprise Taxonomy Workshop Bram Wessel and Factor client Melinda Geist of Intel gave their talk: “Got a Taxonomy Emergency? Call the EMT!” Here are the slides for Bram and Melinda’s talk: Got a Taxonomy Emergency? Call the EMT! from Bram Wessel Read more »
Bram Wessel speaks at Interaction 18 in Lyon, France Read more »
We're having a busy Spring! Join Factor at a series of upcoming events around the world. Read more »
Join the Factor team for this taxonomy that workshop geared to the taxonomy needs of enterprise scale taxonomies. We will cover the breadth of inputs needed to design taxonomies and then show how to translate these inputs into a durable and sustainable taxonomy. The workshop includes activities geared to provide experience with many aspects of the taxonomy design and building process. Read more »
Transcript of Bram Wessel's talk at the 2017 Information Architecture Summit in Vancouver, BC, Canada: "Was Nate Silver Wrong? The Crisis of Modeling in an Era of Clickbait, Fake News, and Alternative Facts." Read more »