Legal Services Taxonomy Project

“The Gizmos” are the project team for the Legal Services of Northern California who are running a “findability project” using an enterprise wide implementation of Google Search Appliance. They have been writing up their project in a series of posts, most recently on how they went about building a taxonomy and the thinking process behind their decisions – two posts so far on the taxonomy issue, more posts on other wonderful stuff like setting filenaming conventions … (wot, Google? Taxonomy?). This kind of reflective journaling of the experience is very valuable to other implementers. The Gizmos also have some very nice, pragmatic principles it’s worth citing here: