07 Sep Unstructured Content
Unstructured data includes most documents, web pages, images and rich media such as audio and/or video content that require humans to fully and correctly interpret. Digital information or knowledge that is in more unpredictable formats (unstructured content) is usually more richly expressive and interesting than structured information in databases, but harder to find and interpret without an application or process that gives it structure. It turns out that, for some unknown reason, humans like information to play hard-to-get. Adding formal governance to the authoring and publishing process has been strangely dubbed as structured content: strange because the content that is the subject of the definition is “unstructured data”. Go figure.
[…] even before it leaves the computer and enters a human brain. Content includes both structured and unstructured information. The concentric circles in the view below include the same components, but of course, […]