Everything You Need to Know About Taxonomy in One Place

This free online information resource is all about taxonomy: Content and links to everything you need to know about taxonomy in one convenient website. Explore our subject-oriented directory of taxonomies and their publishers; peruse blogs and events about taxonomies; discover taxonomy books and standards; research taxonomy software products; and connect with experts and consulting services.


 Post Your Content

This site is yours to use and yours to contribute to. If you have taxonomy-related information that you’d like to see on this website, then click on the orange Post Content button.

 Beta Content *

Menu links marked with a star link to new ‘beta’ content types. Visit the Submit link to let us know if you are interested in seeing this content expanded. If you have a company, product, service or blog that is of interest to the taxonomy community, then help us to get your name out – submit your suggestions today.

 Featured Event

Taxonomy Boot Camp 2016’s conference topic is “Beyond Awareness: Honing the Craft,” which will focus on taxonomy methodologies inspired by a range of disciplines, including cognitive science, data management, and user experience design. Join us to learn more about diverse practical approaches that will improve your taxonomy development and implementation skills.

The Taxonomy Boot Camp 2016 program, which will be held Nov. 14-15 in Washington, DC, is designed to provide something for everyone, from taxonomy newbies to seasoned experts (and everyone in between). Two parallel tracks on the first day provide those new to the field with the nuts and bolts they need to get up-to-speed and give more experienced practitioners insight into how others have evolved their approaches. On the second day, hear case studies, practical sessions on taxonomy tools and methods, and cutting-edge developments in the field.

 Featured Blog

SynapticaCentral provides a well balanced round up of news and views on all aspects of taxonomy, information management, and the organization of digital knowledge. A must read blog on the web at: http://www.synapticacentral.com.

 Taxo Buzz

Click on the Categories menu link to access a subject-oriented guide to the website including ‘Taxo Buzz’ – a taxonomy to help you navigate and discover topics being discussed in our featured blogs, books and publications.

 Featured Book

Deep Text
Using Text Analytics to Conquer Information Overload, Get Real Value from Social Media, and Add Big(ger) Text to Big Data
By Tom Reamy
Foreword by Patrick Lambe

Deep text is an approach to text analytics that adds depth and intelligence to our ability to utilize a growing mass of unstructured text the world is drowning in. Here, author Tom Reamy explains what deep text is and surveys its many uses and benefits. He describes applications and development of best practices, discusses business issues including ROI, provides how-to advice and instruction, and offers guidance on selecting software and building a text analytics capability within an organization.

This is an important book for anyone who needs to be on the text analytics cutting edge from developers and information professionals who create, manage, and curate text-based and Big Data projects to entrepreneurs and business managers looking to cut costs and create new revenue streams. Whether you want to harness a flood of social media content or turn a mountain of business information into an organized and useful asset, Deep Text will supply the insights and examples you'll need to do it effectively.
sponsor logo