WAND Delivers Taxonomy to Business Intelligence Professionals

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Exclusive interview featuring WAND's Mark Leher.

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WAND taxonomies provide strong value because they make information more findable and actionable.

Mark Leher, Vice President of Business Development for WAND, Inc., recently participated in an exclusive interview with Ron Powell and the Business Intelligence Network (http://www.BeyeNETWORK.com). In this interview, Leher describes WAND's extensive taxonomy with vocabulary for classifying products and services and talks about why taxonomies in general are valuable business assets.

"Taxonomy is simply becoming a critical component to discovering information that is locked in unstructured textual information within the enterprise," noted Leher. "Taxonomy can help identify key concepts within the text and put context around that content so knowledge workers can find answers. Business intelligence professionals should examine taxonomy with a long term strategy in mind."

"Unstructured data is having a huge impact on business intelligence," says Ron Powell, Cofounder and Editorial Director of the Business Intelligence Network. "WAND taxonomies provide strong value because they make information more findable and actionable."

To listen to the interview, please click here.

The Business Intelligence Network Solution Spotlights are intuitive dialogues with innovative solution providers, and these spotlights provide a cutting-edge introduction to the new products and services of interest to the business intelligence community. The Network publishes six newsletters serving more than 115,000 readers across a wide variety of industries, making it the largest newsletter-based information source for business intelligence, performance management, data warehousing, data integration and data quality.

About WAND, Inc.:
Since 1995, WAND, Inc. has developed structured multi-lingual vocabularies with related tools and services to power precision search and classification applications on the internet. From our custom travel, jobs and skills, and medical taxonomies to our cornerstone and product and service taxonomies, WAND's taxonomies are well-structured, deep, precise and best in class. The WAND Taxonomy is available in 12 languages.

About Business Intelligence Network™:
The Network's flagship site BeyeNETWORK.com leads the industry with up-to-the-minute news, newsletters, articles, executive spotlights, podcasts, expert-hosted channels and blogs. Experts include Claudia Imhoff, Bill Inmon, Craig Schiff, Colin White, David Loshin, and others. BeyeRESEARCH.com provides research and case studies from leading authors and experts in business intelligence. BeyeBLOGS.com is a business intelligence-specific community blogging site that provides an open forum about industry issues and challenges. BeyeSEARCH.com offers the first and only editor-driven directory and search engine specially built to serve this industry.

This press release is based upon information provided by the Company. The Business Intelligence Network does not independently verify statements made and has no obligation to update these statements after the date of release.

Contact:
Business Intelligence Network
Katie Rostermundt
krostermundt @ b-eye-network.com
1-262-780-0202

Contact:
WAND, Inc.
Mark Leher
mleher @ wandinc.com
1-303-623-1200 x267

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