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Do Tagging and Folksonomies Fit Into The Enterprise?

Dow Jones is looking for submissions that will be distributed in its upcoming social media round table and then incorporated into a whitepaper associated with that event.

Folksonomies and taxonomies in the Enterprise will be the main topic of discussion. With social software applications gaining in popularity across the web, collaborative tagging, or folksonomy, has emerged as a popular way to organize ideas. These tools have made information more accessible on consumer sites such as and Flickr.

Now, businesses are starting to take notice. What are some best practices for implementing social tagging and folksonomies in the Enterprise? For example, how do you manage and merge folksonomies and existing taxonomies? Do folksonomies and taxonomies even belong in the corporate environment?

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