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Setting up regular boards

In this walk-through, you’ll learn how to create a Regular Board in the TeamSlide Web Portal. Before setting up a board, make sure to read through our resource article about Boards. What are Regular boards?  Regular boards use a search-focused interface best suited...

Setting up templates boards

In this walk-through, you’ll learn how to create a Templates Board in your content management system and the TeamSlide Web Portal. Before setting up a Board, make sure to read through our informational article about Boards.   What are Templates boards? Templates...

Setting up external images boards

In this walk-through, you’ll learn how to create an External Images Board in the TeamSlide Web Portal. Before setting up a board, make sure to read through our resource article about Boards. What are External Images boards? The External Images board can be used to...

Boards feature

What are boards? Boards allow organizations to separate their content into separate tabs or boards in the TeamSlide add-in. This provides distinct spaces to access content that may serve different purposes. Further, we can implement different interfaces that are...

Slide Library Analytics in TeamSlide

TeamSlide’s analytics capabilities provide valuable insights into your slide management process.  From measuring user adoption, examining common search terms, or determining your most used slides, our reporting feature...

How to Use Metadata in SharePoint

Using metadata in SharePoint is an effective way to keep your content organized and accessible by your team. In this article, we discuss what metadata is, why you should use it, and provide tangible examples and best practices. In addition, we’ll provide specific...

Get Started with Libraries

Creating a Library What are TeamSlide libraries? A library is a container for content (slides, images, videos) that primarily defines its access rights. Additionally, a library can be used in TeamSlide to filter search results and modify search relevancy. 1....

Create a Collection to Insert Slides Together

At times, you may want to group slides so that they will be inserted into your presentation together. Examples include legal slides or mini-stories that require a few slides to communicate like a company introduction or product screenshots. To address this use case,...

Manually Upload Content to TeamSlide

If connecting to a content management system is not an option, you may decide to manually upload content to TeamSlide. In this article, we'll describe how you can do this in the TeamSlide Web Portal. Login to the TeamSlide Web Portal.In the main menu, click Batch...

How to Change a Replication Folder Path

Once you've established a replication task, making specific folders searchable in TeamSlide, you may find that the folder path has changed. Let's walk through how to edit the folder path so that TeamSlide can reconnect to your content. Log into your TeamSlide Web...

What is Metadata?

Metadata is an underused and often misunderstood asset that can help keep content organized. Various content management systems (CMS) allow users to add different types of metadata to their content. Using metadata in your content management system is an effective way to keep your content organized and accessible by your team.

What is metadata?
Metadata is defined as “data that provides information about other data”… Metadata “summarizes basic information about data, making finding and working with particular instances of data easier”1

Metadata examples based on profession

Metadata is completely customizable depending on your role and industry. Here are some examples:

Marketing & Sales roles

Your sales folder in SharePoint may contain standard pitch presentations. You may define a taxonomy that describes the ‘industry’ the pitch is focused towards and the ‘product’ it represents. Within ‘industry’, the taxonomy might limit the available options to ‘finance’, ‘healthcare’ and ‘manufacturing’.

Professional services roles

A consulting organization may have a folder that contains partner biographies. Creating a column in SharePoint that describes the ‘Permitted use’ of the biographies may be helpful. Within ‘Permitted use’, the available options might be “internal” or “client shareable”.

Learn how to add metadata in TeamSlide

Sources

  1. Opendatasoft- https://www.opendatasoft.com/blog/2016/08/25/what-is-metadata-and-why-is-it-important-data  

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