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  • George Peckham-Rooney
    Time: Wednesday, Oct. 31st, 1:00 PM EST Audience: Beginners and Intermediate Cost: Free to SLA members and non-members Co-Sponsors: CI Division, Taxonomy
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      Time: Wednesday, Oct. 31st, 1:00 PM EST
      Audience: Beginners and Intermediate
      Cost: Free to SLA members and non-members
      Co-Sponsors: CI Division, Taxonomy Division & Aurora WDC
      Registration:  https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/469715750 (Space is Limited so Register ASAP)

      Join Mike Doane and Zena Applebaum as they share their experiences with SharePoint, co-sponsored by the SLA Competitive Intelligence division, SLA Taxonomy division, and Aurora WDC. The webinar includes general and application-specific tips for SharePoint users, as well as a few tricks, for Halloween including:
      • How do taxonomies work in SharePoint?
      • What is the value of using a taxonomy?
      • Creating a taxonomy in SharePoint
      • Managing vocabularies and terms in a taxonomy
      • Improving search and findability in SharePoint
      • Building vocabularies in a SharePoint taxonomy tool
      • Challenges using taxonomies in SharePoint
      • Business problems vs. technical capabilities
      About the Presenters:
      Mike Doane is a senior level consultant with more than 15 years in information management, with a deep background in information science and content management. His business, Term Management, LLC, works with clients to develop content strategies, taxonomies, and information architecture in SharePoint 2010 intranets, extranets, portals and other enterprise content management systems. He has experiences with all types of vertical businesses/industries, such as legal, retail, pharma, energy and information technology. He has developed content strategies and taxonomies for Microsoft, Del Monte, PepsiCo, NASA-JSC, Expedia, UW Medicine, BECU, Blue Cross Blue Shield, KCLS, Nike, Philip Morris, VISA, MasterCard, City of Seattle, SN Power, Costco, REI and many others. Mike also teaches graduate courses in knowledge management,  information management and taxonomy development at the iSchool at the University  of Washington.

      A relative newbie to SharePoint, Zena Applebaum is the Manager of Intelligence & Intranet Bennett Jones LLP, a national and leading International law firm based in Canada. Zena’s primary responsibilities include conducting analysis of market and competitor performance, practice development, business development, client relationship management, counter-intelligence and marketing. Tying it all together, she enables the collaboration and sharing of information and intelligence through the firm's award-winning SharePoint based intranet. Zena brings a unique perspective to intelligence and the dynamics of market and industry issues as a result of broad business development, marketing, corporate research experience in a variety of sectors including the professional services, technology, and healthcare. Zena has a joint academic and applied Master of Arts degree in Communication and Culture from York and Ryerson Universities. Zena regularly speaks and writes on Competitive Intelligence topics in Canada and abroad.


      George Peckham-Rooney

      SLA Taxonomy Division 

      Public Relations, Chair

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