What We Do
DB Kay & Associates provides KCS consulting and KCS training for technical support organizations looking to launch, improve, or re-energize their knowledge management, Knowledge-Centered Service and self-service programs. At DB Kay & Associates, we give you the knowledge and confidence you need to do KCS right.
DB Kay & Associates is the leading provider of training and consulting for Knowledge-Centered Service (KCS), Knowledge Management (KM), self-service, remote access, and collaboration. David Kay has been recognized with a Consortium Innovator Award from the Consortium for Service Innovation for his contributions to their Knowledge-Centered Service (KCS) and Adaptive Organization (AO) initiatives. He is co-inventor of six pending patents covering the use of next-generation technology in customer service. David Kay is one of six instructors certified by the Help Desk Institute (HDI) to teach the Knowledge-Centered Service (KCS) Foundations workshop, and is HDI certified as a Help Desk Manager. DB Kay & Associates works with industry-leading support organizations such as Microsoft and Apple Computer. READ MORE
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FROM THE BLOG
Having said why it’s important to get taxonomies right, and what makes a good taxonomy, I should let you know how you can do taxonomy design on your own. In our taxonomy workshops, we facilitate organizations through this design process: Take an inventory. What taxonomies are currently in use by marketing, the marketing website, user communities, […]
The Consortium for Service Innovation just published a new KCS case study we wrote highlighting the success of Extreme Networks in implementing KM, self-service, and communities. I encourage you to read it—there are good lessons for any KCS practitioner. In this blog, I’d like to complement the case study with my perspective as their consultant. […]
Now that we’ve seen why taxonomies are important, it’s time to discover what makes for a good taxonomy. Effective and useful taxonomies have the following properties. Common Across Systems. Many enterprise applications require taxonomies to work properly. Since these enterprise applications are managed by different groups, it’s natural that each taxonomy will start out different and […]
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