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Taxonomy

Taxonomy Workshop – Designing and Building Taxonomies for eCommerce and the Enterprise

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 »

Strong Navigation Experiences are Essential for Large Product Catalogs

Factor LogoYour customers can’t buy your products if they can’t find your products. Here at Factor, we spend a lot of time thinking about and designing navigation for e-commerce. It’s the cornerstone of a great e-commerce experience. Great site navigation attracts and converts shoppers. It does this in a few ways: If you have a large product assortment, […] Read more »

Implementing Taxonomies and IA: Ensuring Success

Gary Carlson of FactorSo, you did all this work and built these fantastic taxonomies and navigation models. Aren’t you done yet? Not really. Like architectural or backcountry trip plans, the realities of the situation will require modifications and adjustments to the information architecture.  The taxonomies, metadata, content models, and navigation that make up the IA will all be tested during implementation. […] Read more »

Essential Assessments for Designing Enterprise Taxonomy

Gary Carlson of FactorDesigning a taxonomy is the process of defining its structure. It details how different relationships will be used, formatting of the labels, and the attributes that will be associated with each term and relationship. The design process is also the right time to consider the governance and maintenance procedures for the taxonomy along with the technical implementation considerations. Read more »