Walmart’s Universal Categories

TRACK 2 • Honing the Craft – Monday 14 November 
10:15 – 10:45

When @Labs Taxonomy was asked to create a system of retail categorization that could be used across the enterprise, the issue at hand appeared to be discerning how legacy systems could be blended harmoniously. But before that could happen, an age-old problem needed to be acknowledged: Where do the initiatives of organization and definition converge or diverge, and what’s the best way to handle it when they do?

Presented by: Seán Lightholder