Glossary - T
Tagging - assigning to a digital asset a word or phrase that characterises it, for example describing the contents of an image. Often the word or phrase is drawn from a regulated library of words or phrases. Tags can be used for the purpose of searching for and retrieving all assets which have the target keywords or phrases assigned to them. Tags are also known as Keywords, Categories, Subjects etc... See also Folksonomy
Taxonomy - a hierarchical structure of keywords, categories etc... Formal standards exist for many taxonomies, for instance the evolutionary structure of living creatures. A good digital asset management system will enable the creation of any taxonomical structure that is required.
Terabyte (TB) - one thousand Gigabytes.
TIFF (Tagged Image File Format) - a commonly used image file format.