OppenheimerFunds Selects conceptClassifier for SharePoint

Providing Insight into Content with conceptClassifier for SharePoint, SharePoint 2010, and FAST

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We are delighted that OppenheimerFunds has selected conceptClassifier for SharePoint. They were very thorough in the selection process, and their requirements were very explicit and well thought out.

McLean, VA, US and Stevenage, UK (PRWEB) February 07, 2012

Concept Searching, a global leader in semantic metadata generation, auto-classification, taxonomy management software, and developer of the Smart Content Framework™, is pleased to announce that OppenheimerFunds, one of the nation’s largest and most respected investment management companies, has selected conceptClassifier for SharePoint, to improve search, classify content and manage the content to achieve more effective management of unstructured knowledge assets across the enterprise.

OppenheimerFunds is standardizing on Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and FAST Search across the enterprise. Working with Project Performance Corporation (PPC), a Concept Searching Partner, OppenheimerFunds evaluated several solutions. They selected conceptClassifier for SharePoint because of its ability to meet their requirements. Their key requirements were the ability to tag unstructured content, manage the content through taxonomies, and have a tool that integrated natively with the SharePoint 2010 term store and was capable of using metadata to drive migration from file shares to SharePoint 2010.

“We are delighted that OppenheimerFunds has selected conceptClassifier for SharePoint. They were very thorough in the selection process, and their requirements were very explicit and well thought out,” said Martin Garland, President of Concept Searching. “We are pleased that conceptClassifier for SharePoint was selected based on its ability to address all of their needs. We look forward to having OppenheimerFunds as another client for whom we have been able to solve unstructured content challenges.”

Going beyond a technology solution, Concept Searching’s Smart Content Framework™ for information governance is a toolset based on conceptClassifier for SharePoint and provides the enterprise framework to mitigate risk, automate processes, manage information, protect privacy, and address compliance issues. Underlying the Smart Content Framework™, conceptClassifier for SharePoint provides the ability to transparently tag content, classify it to organizational taxonomies, preserve and protect information through the automatic identification of records and privacy data, and as a migration tool. The result is one set of technologies, running natively in SharePoint, that improves search, provides an enterprise metadata repository, automates records management, ensures compliance, protects and secures data, and facilitates migration.

“The unique quality of our Smart Content Framework™, coupled with our technology, allows clients to address specific challenges they are trying to solve. In the case of OppenheimerFunds, they are implementing two of the initial building blocks of the framework for information governance, including metadata management and insight for search,” said Martin Garland, President of Concept Searching. “conceptClassifier is unique in the industry as it can address a wide range of challenges facing organizations. As our clients solve initial challenges, such as search insight and management of unstructured content, they can use the same technology to improve records management, compliance, and data privacy and security issues with the same technology in the future.”

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About Concept Searching
Founded in 2002, Concept Searching provides software products that deliver conceptual metadata generation, auto-classification, and powerful taxonomy management from the desktop to the enterprise. Concept Searching, developer of the Smart Content Framework™, provides organizations with a method to mitigate risk, automate processes, manage information, protect privacy, and address compliance issues. This information governance framework utilizes a set of technologies that encompasses the entire portfolio of information assets, resulting in increased organizational performance and agility.

Concept Searching is the only platform independent statistical metadata generation and classification software company in the world that uses concept extraction and compound term processing to significantly improve access to unstructured information. The Concept Searching Microsoft suite of technologies runs natively in SharePoint 2010, FAST, Windows Server 2008 R2 FCI, and in Microsoft Office applications.

Headquartered in the US with offices in the UK, South Africa and Canada, Concept Searching solves the problem of finding, organizing, and managing information capital far beyond search and retrieval. The technologies are being used to drive intelligent migration, enable effective records management, identify and lock down sensitive information and enhance governance. For more information about Concept Searching’s solutions and technologies please visit http://www.conceptsearching.com

About OppenheimerFunds
OppenheimerFunds, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest and most respected investment management companies. As of September 30, 2011, OppenheimerFunds, Inc., including subsidiaries, managed more than $163 billion in assets, including mutual funds having approximately 11 million shareholder accounts (including sub-accounts). Known for its tagline The Right Way to Invest, OppenheimerFunds, Inc. has been helping investors reach their financial goals since 1960. The Company and its controlled affiliates offer a broad range of products and services to individuals, corporations and institutions, including mutual funds, separately managed accounts, investment management for institutions, qualified retirement plans and sub advisory investment-management services.

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