Concept Searching Partners with Kodak

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Combined strengths bring new business solutions for intelligent information capture.

Working with key technology partners like Concept Searching allows Kodak to deliver market leading solutions that empower end users to drive business efficiency.

Concept Searching, a global leader in semantic metadata generation, auto-classification, and taxonomy management software, and developer of the Smart Content Framework™, has entered into a partnership agreement with Kodak’s Document Imaging Business, the world’s foremost imaging innovator. The arrangement brings together Concept Searching’s expertise in metadata generation, search, classification and taxonomy management with the precision, power and performance delivered by Kodak’s capture platform of software, hardware and services.

Technology from Concept Searching will complement Kodak’s solutions, by using higher order conceptual metadata at capture stage direct from the scanner, which intelligently routes documents, identifies sensitive information, and automatically declares documents of record. This enables enterprises to mitigate risk and ensure compliance. The implementation of the technology platform truly integrates the paper with the digital, not merely digitizing paper, but adding real intelligence with which to apply and enforce policy and process.

Rod Hughes, Director of Global Alliances for Kodak’s Document Imaging business, said “Kodak’s Document Imaging business continues to invest in products and partnerships that enhance productivity at the point of capture. This enables our customers to meet the demands of a fast-paced business process workflow. Working with key technology partners like Concept Searching allows Kodak to deliver market leading solutions that empower end users to drive business efficiency.”
Concept Searching delivers its Smart Content Framework™ to the partnership, which is a toolset based on its flagship product conceptClassifier for SharePoint, that provides the enterprise infrastructure framework to mitigate risk, automate processes, manage information, protect privacy, and address compliance issues. The result is one set of technologies, running natively in SharePoint, which improves search, provides an enterprise metadata repository, automates records management, ensures compliance, protects and secures data, and facilitates migration.

Martin Garland, President of Concept Searching, commented, “We are excited to partner with Kodak, combining our market-leading software technology with its expertise in delivering document imaging solutions. Concept Searching is Microsoft's only managed partner in the SharePoint ecosystem delivering taxonomy management and auto-classification, and our Microsoft suite of products is unique in its native integration with the SharePoint 2010 Term Store and managed metadata properties. This makes Concept Searching the ideal partner for Kodak customers looking to manage intelligent capture, combining paper records with digital information, while at the same time applying and enforcing policies, mitigating risk and ensuring compliance.”

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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 infrastructure framework utilizes a set of technologies that encompasses the entire portfolio of unstructured 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 2007, SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013, 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,, 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 improve search outcomes, enable effective records management, identify and secure sensitive information, improve governance and compliance, add structure to Enterprise 2.0, facilitate eDiscovery, and drive intelligent migration. For more information about Concept Searching’s solutions and technologies please visit

About Kodak
As the world’s foremost imaging innovator, Kodak helps consumers, businesses, and creative professionals unleash the power of images, information, and printing to enrich their lives.
Kodak enables customers to capture and use valuable information from electronic and paper documents. Its document imaging solutions include award-winning scanners and capture software, an expanding range of professional services and industry-leading service and support. From small offices to global operations, Kodak has the right solution to feed business the information it needs. For more information, visit, Follow on Twitter at and visit the blog at

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