Seek and find at IDEAS 2017 Summer Online conference

July 25-26, 2017

Attend virtually from the comfort of your own office. Participate live according to the published schedule or watch a recording of any session when it’s more convenient for you.

The conference includes five 60-minute concurrent sessions in two tracks, giving you a choice of 11 unique presentations. Participate live according to the published schedule or watch a recording of any session when it’s more convenient for you. The theme for this year’s Summer conference addresses issues of searchability and findability.

Seek and Find

According to WorldWideWebSize.com, the indexed web contains at least 47.3 billion web pages. Google Inside Search puts this number significantly higher at 130 trillion pages. Regardless of who is closer, that’s a lot of information at the fingertips of your users. What are you doing to help them find the information they need to be successful with your product or service? CIDM’s Summer IDEAS conference includes eleven hour-long presentations that address the issues of searchability and findability:

  • Writing for SEO
  • Developing a corporate taxonomy
  • Selecting keywords
  • Implementing a site search
  • Managing your taxonomy
  • Using DITA metadata and subject scheme
  • The impact of cognitive computing on the future of search strategies
  • What is the IDEAS Online Conference?

Join Mekon’s Joe Pairman in his presentation Use metadata and taxonomy to guide users from Google to your content where attendees will grasp how user research, taxonomy and semantic technologies can help search engine users find their way to the product information they need.

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