Brailsford & Dunlavey Selects conceptClassifier for SharePoint to Enable Integrated Metadata Infrastructure

Providing Findability, Records Management and Sensitive Information Policy Alignment to Program Management Enterprise-wide

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We are delighted that Brailsford & Dunlavey has selected conceptClassifier for SharePoint, based on its ability to achieve great time savings refining their disparate data stores and streamlining their critical path document processes.

McLean, VA and Stevenage, UK (PRWEB) April 10, 2012

Concept Searching, a global leader in semantic metadata generation, auto-classification, and taxonomy management software, and developer of the Smart Content Framework™, is pleased to announce that Brailsford & Dunlavey, a program management firm with comprehensive in-house facility planning capabilities, has selected conceptClassifier for SharePoint, to improve findability, records management and classification of content to achieve more effective management of unstructured knowledge assets across the enterprise.

Brailsford & Dunlavey will be using the Smart Content Framework™ to significantly enhance the search process, records management and sensitive information policy alignment to deliver an overall integrated metadata infrastructure, in both an intranet and a client facing environment. As an example of the effectiveness of the technology, Brailsford & Dunlavey utilized the conceptClassifier for SharePoint index and classification process to quickly identify over 64,000 duplicate documents within the current SharePoint environment and file shares. This elimination of duplicate content represents more than a 25% reduction. The end result will deliver an enterprise wide metadata repository, the key building block in the Smart Content Framework™. This will enable the organization to improve a wide variety of business processes.

“We are delighted that Brailsford & Dunlavey has selected conceptClassifier for SharePoint, based on its ability to achieve great time savings refining their disparate data stores and streamlining their critical path document processes,” said Martin Garland, President of Concept Searching. “We are excited about having Brailsford & Dunlavey as another client joining the ranks of industry leading Professional Services firms where 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.

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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.

The building blocks of Concept Searching’s Smart Content Framework™ are being used by organizations from a diverse number of industries including the US Army, the US Air Force, the UK MOD, Baker Hughes, Deloitte, Logica, NASA Safety Center, OppenheimerFunds, Point B, Perkins+Will, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Burns & McDonnell, MarketResearch.com, the US Department of Health & Human Services, Transport for London, the London Fire Brigade, the National Transportation Safety Board, and Xerox.

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 Brailsford & Dunlavey
Brailsford & Dunlavey is a program management firm with comprehensive in-house facility planning capabilities dedicated to serving educational institutions, municipalities, public agencies, and non-profit clients. Their “Value Management” approach to facility development seeks to respond to the basic problem facing any entity which seeks to develop new or renovate existing facilities: How can the project achieve its strategic objectives in the most economical manner possible? Their services are designed to minimize the four primary types of risk associated with facility development projects—revenue risk, financing risk, capital cost risk, and operating cost risk—while consistently maintaining a focus on their client’s mission as the overriding determinant of project priorities.

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