You've built a beautiful taxonomy - now what? This session addresses skills which enable controlled vocabularies to evolve with your users and product needs. Topics include: identifying and engaging stakeholders, task management, establishing metrics, making a data-driven case, and incorporating responsive change into your taxonomy management.
Marisa R. Hughes, Taxonomist in the Office of Publications & Databases at the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC, began her career at APA as an indexer in 1987, and has worked as a Senior Information Analyst, Technical Information Specialist, and Consultant. She holds an M.A. in Psychology from George Mason University
Moderator: Edee Edwards, National Fire Protection Association
Unit Sponsors: Taxonomy, Pharmaceutical & Health Technology, Information Technology