Best in Class conceptClassifier for SharePoint Selected as KMWorld Trend-Setting Product of 2013

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Concept Searching Flagship Products Receive Industry Recognition for Fifth Consecutive Year

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conceptClassifier for SharePoint was selected by the panel because it demonstrates thoughtful, well-reasoned innovation and execution for the most important constituency of them all: the customer.

Concept Searching, a global leader in semantic metadata generation, auto-classification, and taxonomy management software, has been awarded KMWorld Trend-Setting Product of 2013 status for its conceptClassifier for SharePoint. This year, more than 700 offerings from some 300 vendors were assessed by the judging panel, which consists of editorial colleagues, analysts, system integrators, vendors themselves, line-of-business managers and users. All products selected demonstrate clearly identifiable technology breakthroughs that serve the vendors’ full spectrum of constituencies, especially their customers.

“conceptClassifier for SharePoint was selected by the panel because it demonstrates thoughtful, well-reasoned innovation and execution for the most important constituency of them all: the customer”, stated Hugh McKellar, Editor in Chief, KMWorld Magazine.

Concept Searching’s flagship product conceptClassifier for SharePoint has been chosen by KMWorld as a Trend-Setting product for four years, and the Smart Content Framework™ achieved that accolade in 2012. This repeated recognition demonstrates Concept Searching’s growth and development, and its standing and significance in the information governance arena.

“The selection once again of conceptClassifier for SharePoint in KMWorld’s Trend-Setting Products of 2013 is always a great honor,” said Martin Garland, President of Concept Searching, “and the award recognizes our continued investment in developing our SharePoint suite of products to apply intelligent metadata tagging to address a wide range of enterprise content management challenges, and utilize the strengths of the SharePoint platform to deliver real value to our clients. It is very rewarding that for the fifth year in a row, Concept Searching’s products have been recognized as best in class.”

In 2012, significant enhancements were made in the core product. These include the ability to operate in an on-premise, cloud, or hybrid environment. This extends the capabilities so organizations may enforce a seamless information governance and content lifecycle management strategy regardless of where the content resides. In addition, the enhanced conceptClassifier for Office 365 is fully integrated with the Office 365 product, and is currently the only product in the marketplace that offers a full range of capabilities to proactively manage content aligned with the organization’s information strategy.

“As our clients have implemented our technology suite to solve many and varied organizational challenges, we realized that what we solve goes far beyond delivering enhancements to enterprise search. Our clients are using conceptClassifier for SharePoint as a key infrastructure component in their information governance plan. Since the technologies are flexible, we are able to solve search, records management, compliance, migration, and data privacy challenges with a single solution in any environment. This leverages enterprise information assets, increases organizational performance and protects our clients’ investment in technology,” concluded Garland.

conceptClassifier for SharePoint is the only enterprise-class solution that delivers intelligent metadata enabled solutions through automatic semantic metadata generation, auto-classification, and taxonomy tools running natively in the SharePoint environment. Concept Searching is the sole 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. This means the technology has the ability to extract concepts at source and in turn utilize the concepts to improve business processes. In addition, all products are SOA compliant and delivered as Web Parts.

The Smart Content Framework™ was developed by Concept Searching to address the need for information governance as it applies to unstructured content, and includes and builds on the award winning conceptClassifier for SharePoint. It provides an established enterprise framework to mitigate risk, automate processes, manage information, protect privacy, and address compliance issues.

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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, 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 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 http://www.conceptsearching.com.

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