Tags, Search Effectiveness, Personal Benefits

Tony Karrer

From Bill Ives - Where Tagging Works and Where Tagging Doesn’t Work – Search Engine Lowdown I guess I tend to agree with Danny Sulliivan about the tagging and search but that is not the original intention of tagging. A closely related great series of articles can be found at What are the Personal Benefits of Tagging? -

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Finders keepers, losers weepers

Clive on Learning

Like it's sibling, usability, findability is a responsibility that often falls between the cracks and is often not properly addressed by authors, designers or engineers. Of the two, Peter has no doubt which has primacy: Findability precedes usability In the alphabet and on the web You can't use what you can't find Historically, efforts at improving findability have been led by librarians, through elaborate systems of classification and meta tagging.

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

Adkins discusses strategy development and implementation of learning and knowledge process engineering for driving successful communities. Vander Wal, who coined the term “folksonomy,” focuses on the huge untapped potential for social tools with discussions about making it easier for enterprise social tool adoption, tagging, getting tools to mesh, modifying Web 2.0 T wo years ago, DevLearn and KM World took place simultaneously in downtown San Jose.

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