This blog post is adapted from a Presentation by Gary Carlson at Taxonomy Bootcamp, November 2018 Taxonomies, AI, and Chatbots: Connecting People With Information There is a natural relationship between AI chatbots and taxonomies—but how do they work together? More importantly, how can taxonomies/ontologies support best AI practices? Taxonomies and ontologies interact with, support, and […] Read more »
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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 »
In working on enterprise taxonomy projects, the issue of 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? What do organizations need to think about when considering requirements for taxonomy scale? We’ve found that the best way to […] Read more »
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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 »