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Monthly Archives: May 2012

New white paper: Controlled vocabularies, taxonomies, and thesauruses (and ontologies)

What's the difference between a controlled vocabulary, a taxonomy, a thesaurus, and an ontology? We've found people using some of these terms interchangeably, and it's difficult to find reliable official definitions for each.We've come up with some unofficial working definitions … Read More »

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Data cathedrals versus information bazaars?

Enterprises create data cathedrals with an enforced dogma to control data purity, causing much information to be outside its walls where informal information bazaars thrive. These information bazaars have suspect quality, uncertain provenance, yet are responsive to users’ needs. Metcalf's … Read More »

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