Applied Information Management
Prospective Students

Darin Stewart, PhD

Lecturer, Applied Information Management Program, University of Oregon
Vice president, Research and Development, Gartner
AIM affiliation since 2004.


BA, English, 1994, Brigham Young University
MS, Information Science, 1995, University of Pittsburgh
PhD, Information Science, 2000, University of Pittsburgh

Areas of Interest

Enterprise content management, search, semantic technologies

Personal Description

Darin Stewart is currently vice president of Research and Development at Gartner. Previous to this role, Stewart was a research director for the Collaboration and Content Strategies group at Gartner. His responsibilities covered a broad range of technologies that together comprise enterprise content management. These included web content management, document management, search, taxonomy, and semantics.

Prior to joining Gartner, Stewart served as a director of research and collaboration systems for Oregon Health & Science University where he was responsible for research and research administration information systems, web and intranet initiatives, and workflow applications.

Stewart holds a PhD in Information Science and is author of the book, Building Enterprise Taxonomies. 

Professional Website


Organization Information

Gartner, Inc. is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. It delivers the technology-related insight necessary for it's clients to make the right decisions. Gartner works with clients to research, analyze, and interpret the business of IT within each client's individual context.


The Collaborative Organization, Managing Information in the Enterprise, Managing Information in a Connected World, The Semantic Web

Past Courses

Enterprise Document Management, Information Design Trends, Managing Information Assets, Metadata, Taxonomies, Enterprise 2.0 and Business Social Computing