I have spent thousands of hours with users figuring out what metadata should be put on documents...” On the other hand, I need to require certain metadata that may not initially be perceived to have value to the business
http://www.conceptsearching.com/wp/metadata-truth-fact-or-fiction/ Metadata Truth – Fact or Fiction?
By Carla Mulley, firstname.lastname@example.org At first, I got a kick out of reading this article in CIO Magazine (Australia edition), “ Context needed in metadata and data retention debate “. First of all, I find it unique in regards that metadata has become a political debate. For those of us who do understand metadata, and its importance in relationship to context, that the topic has become a political debate is rather startling
The inability to identify the value in unstructured content is the primary challenge in any application that requires the use of metadata
How do you plan a successful information management solution implementation?...In AIIM's Electronic Records Management and Enterprise Content Management master courses , we spend four whole days discussing these concepts
One of them is Records Management. Why?...Do you want to deploy SharePoint as your records management solution?
What about taxonomic structure, metadata strategies and security schemes?...This scenario aligns with recent AIIM research that many SharePoint implementations lack governance, taxonomy, metadata and security strategies
Conservation and management of unstructured content is primarily an enterprise project, but individually we also have to "deal" with the continuous daily flow of information or "disconnect" sometimes!
By comparison, project management personnel are likely to be involved in a wide variety of initiatives, so it would be much tougher to pre-populate or anticipate any search patterns