Developing an organizational taxonomy

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From: Shannon O'Shea, posted on 2009/02/20

Hi:

In UNICEF we are planning to develop an organizational taxonomy (or taxonomies).

I am looking to hear other's experience with this (eg: how long did it take to have something? what were the costs? what were some of the challenges? etc). We will likely need to employ a taxonomy consultant for this and if anyone has suggestions of people or firms that we might contact it would be most appreciated.

Thanks in advance for your help!

Programme Specialist, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

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Shannon O'Shea
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