|The NextBrick Managed Taxonomy Service is a productized service provided by NextBrick for creating content taxonomies. We have templatized the creation of a document taxonomy into a set of best practices and can be rapidly deployed to your specifications.
Our service is deployed along with tools in the following categories:
Although vendors claim their taxonomy products can be deployed automatically, the truth is that building a taxonomy is a difficult process that requires knowledge engineering expertise; NextBrick has personnel on staff with specialized skills in this area, and deep experience in thesaurus development.
We apply our experience to solve even the most complex search problems and create solutions that meet your business objectives. Our Search Services offering includes the following steps:
1. Taxonomy Workshop: Preparation workshop to help customer understand information architecture concepts, and connect business needs to technical challenges related to taxonomy creation.
2. Requirements Analysis: Define the tagging process, metadata usage, taxonomy ownership role definition, metadata change management strategy, cost-benefit analysis.
3. Build Taxonomy: Use the requirements analysis to build taxonomy including the metadata specification, usage of existing industry specific taxonomies, and integration into the chosen taxonomy platform.
4. Training: Train staff to ensure successful transition and maintenance of all work, and ensure staff tasked with owning taxonomy is prepared to continue developing it on an ongoing basis.