July 13, 2010 — Taxonomies and content management are often joined in a shotgun marriage. The CMS vendors have idiosyncratic methods of tagging, indexing, and manipulating hierarchies. The taxonomy professionals usually get a phone call or email asked for some help. Usually the message contains the phrase “It’s no big deal” or “We don’t have a significant problem but…”

If you want to know who is who and what is what in the CMS world, you may want to navigate to Sitecore and register for a copy of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management. We’re not sure how long this client-only will be available to those who register on the Sitecore site. If you are looking for information on vendors who create a demand for taxonomy professionals, be sure to snag your copy before the link goes dark.

Ken Toth, July 13, 2010