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Selected Papers and Presentations
- Building User Experiences: Synchronizing User Experience Design and the Supporting Metadata and Taxonomy Infrastructure. Article in the ASIS&T December 2012 / January 2013 Bulletin
- Webinar The Role of Taxonomies in Content Strategy. This presentation was used in a webinar given by the Special Library Association Taxonomy Division. It discusses the merging of information management and user centered design pracitices in support of Content Strategy initiatives.
- Taxonomy Boot Camp 2012, Washington, DC.
Gary moderated a panel discussion focussing on the different needs of taxonomies for customers facing projects and corporate projects.
- InfoCamp Seattle 2012 , Presented Merging IA, Information Management, UCD with Bram Wessel. This presentation discusses the merging of information management and user centered design pracitices.
- InfoCamp Seattle 2012 [PDF]
- Createsphere's Digital Asset Management Conference, Presented Using Taxonomies and Metadata to Deliver Multiplatform Content From Your DAM Systems. This presentation covered the essential role that one's Technical Content Strategy plays in successfully implementing a flexible and robust DAM solution.
- Taxonomy Bootcamp 2011, Presented Avoiding the Autobiographical Taxonomy , that focussed on how to gather requirements and build the right taxonomy for your business needs.
- Gary also co-presented a case study with Pam Green from Microsoft. Case Study: Microsoft’s Experience With Modeling Term Sets in SharePoint 2010 about designing and implementing Enterprise Term sets and their governance in Microsoft's internal release of SharePoint 2010.
- Click here to request more information about the Microsoft Term Set Implementation Case Study. Or, view the presention on the Taxonomy Bootcamp site.
- Semantic Technology Conference 2011, Presented Negotiating Business and Political Realities in an Ontology Project.
- Taxonomy Boot Camp 2010, Gary presented two sessions, "Taxonomy 101: Designing and Building Taxonomies" and "Implementing Terminology Management & Growing a Taxonomy"
- Info Camp - Seattle 2010, Presented Taxonomy Madness
- Info Camp Presentation [PDF]
- Semantic Technology Conference 2010, Presented Components of a Semantic Enterprise, with Christine Connors.
- Taxonomy Boot Camp 2009, Gary co-lead one workshop, "Creating a Successful Taxonomy" and presented "Buy vs. Build: Identifying & Communicating Requirements"
- Information Architecture Summit 2009, co-presented Using Enterprise IA to Support Business Strategy: Driving Revenue and Brand Health with Better Information Management
- Taxonomy Boot Camp 2008, presented Eight Habits of Successful Taxonomists
- University of Washington (multiple presentation from 2003 to present), presented Managing Schemas Across Organizations
- Gilbane Content Management Conference 2007, panelist on What Are the Current and Future Enablers for Natural Language Queries to Return Answers?
- University of Washington Institute for Innovation in Information Management: Enabling Innovation Across Boundaries Conference 2006, panelist
- KM World, Intranets 2006, Integrating Taxonomy and Search
- Semantic Technology Conference 2005, Bringing Structure to Unstructured Information
- Web Enabled Government Conference (February 2003, Washington D.C.), presenter and panelist on Managing Content and Legacy Data for Web Applications
Gary has also lectured at the University of Washington, University of Toronto, University of North Carolina, and University of Wisconsin
– Susie Cone
Senior Manager, Metadata Program, Oracle