|The Metadata Community — Supporting Innovation in Metadata Design, Implementation & Best Practices|
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|Moderator:||Jayakumaran Ramasamy, HP, Singapore|
|Status:||This working group is inactive.|
The goals of the Global Corporate Circle were to:
2008-01-14, Based on a decision by the DCMI Advisory Board at its meeting in Singapore on 1 September 2007, the DCMI Global Corporate Circle was deactivated in December 2007. In November 2007, a new group was established, the DCMI Knowledge Management Community, that is likely to address issues that should be of interest to corporate users of Dublin Core metadata.
Members of the Global Corporate Circle are encouraged to subscribe to the mailing list of the new Community.
2005-12-01, A case study provided by Suzanne Sheppard, the Corporate Knowledge Architect and Enterprise Search Project Manager at Unisys in September 2004 is now available. This case study reports about how Dublin Core is used in a SharePoint portal.
2005-12-01, A case study provided by Jennifer Kujawa who is responsible for Metadata Integrity and Standards for DaimlerChrysler Digital Asset Management. Several internal DaimlerChrysler groups use Dublin Core as their metadata standard, including the corporate library, interactive communication groups working with brand to consumer web sites, training groups using SCORM (Sharable Content Object Reference Model) as an eLearning standard, and Human Resource groups responsible for maintaining corporate web sites.
2004-11-13, A case study submitted by Paula Markes, Information Scientist, Eli Lilly and Company in July 2004 is now available. The metadata schema is being developed for a collaborative project that has the need to practice good content management on documents created.
2004-11-13, A case study submitted by Sarah A. Rice, Senior Information Architect, Seneb Consulting in May 2004 is now available. This metadata schema was developed for a public-facing enterprise-class web site initially involving a few thousand web pages and documents.
2006-10-30, Presentation slides from Global Corporate Circle workshop during DC-2006 in Manzanillo (Colima, Mexico) are available:
- Joseph A Busch presented: Making the Business Case for Metadata (ppt/496kb/32 slides).
- G. Philip Rogers presented: Building the Business Case for Metadata in the Enterprise: Looking at Models, Architectures, and Business Processes As Building Blocks for Cost Benefit Analysis and ROI (ppt/2858kb/64 slides).
2005-11-10, A generic presentation has been developed by members of the Global Corporate Circle entitled Defining Return on Investment (ROI) for Metadata Environments. Please feel free to take this presentation and modify it to suit your needs as you explain metadata to others within your corporate environment. There are some talking points within notes sections of some of the slides.
Many thanks to the following people, who helped in the creation of this presentation: Todd Stephens, Todd.Stephens@BellSouth.com; Joseph Busch, firstname.lastname@example.org; Paula A Markes, email@example.com; Michael Crandall, firstname.lastname@example.org; Paula Land, email@example.com; Igor Perisic, firstname.lastname@example.org; Kelly Green, kgreen@VRS.STATE.VA.US; Sarah Rice, email@example.com
The Global Corporate Circle has put together a bibliography of metadata resources. We hope you find them as useful as we have.
The work of the DCMI Global Corporate Circle was supported by the DC-Corporate mailing list.
The concept of Circles originated in the DCMI Board of Trustees discussions in spring 2002, as the members of the Board tried to grapple with the issues surrounding adoption and implementation of the Dublin Core standard within the commercial world. Because of the rapid pace of change in a commercial setting, there is an inherent conflict between slowly evolving standards and the immediate need for a working model to use for business purposes. To address this, the Board came up with the idea of a self-directed forum, run by and for members of the corporate world using Dublin Core, to share best practices and provide direct input to the standard from their point of view.
Guidance Information for the Deployment of Dublin Core Metadata in Corporate Environments CWA (CEN Workshop Agreement) has been approved and published at http://www.cenorm.be/cenorm/businessdomains/businessdomains/isss/cwa/cwa15247.asp. The project team (Joseph Busch, Kerstin Forsberg, and Makx Dekkers) undertook a series of in-depth interviews to identify the actual metadata practises in large companies. The project team surveyed additional individuals working at large corporations via email to validate and refine the "areas for guidance" and specific issues.
Content Management and Metadata was the subject of a workshop organized by the CEN/ISSS Metadata (Dublin Core) Workshop. The all-day workshop held in Brussels on 13 January 2005 focused on automated metadata workflow and enterprise content management systems (ECMS). Content management experts, practitioners, and vendors were among the workshop participants. The report of this workshop is available at ftp://ftp.cenorm.be/PUBLIC/ws-mmi-dc/mmidc140.htm. The report includes links to presentations by experts and implementation case studies.
The CEN/ISSS Metadata (Dublin Core) Workshop (MMI-DC) provides an open forum in which Dublin Core metadata standards related issues get addressed. The Workshop's activities are complementary to the work done within the international DCMI context. For further information about the CEN/ISSS Dublin Core Workshop please see http://www.cenorm.be/cenorm/businessdomains/businessdomains/isss/activity/wsmmi.asp.
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