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"Cracking" Metadata: Lessons Learned at the BBC
by Karen Loasby
with commentary by Jean Graef (in blue text)
In this article, Karen describes how metadata practices have evolved at the British Broadcasting System:
The article concludes with a Q&A with Jean about her tools and future plans.
How metadata became a management
Either way, it is clear that something has changed since I joined the BBC in 2001. Back then, it was hard to imagine metadata being a topic on the Director General’s mind, let alone in his speeches. Today, it appears that we have executive buy-in for the importance of metadata, but to deliver the strategic benefits we also need the staff on the ground to accept the concept.
Created on January 1, 2007 l Updated on July 29, 2008