The Foreign & Commonwealth Office Selects Concept Searching’s Smart Content Framework™

conceptSearch and conceptClassifier Chosen to Provide Insight into Search and Classification.

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We are delighted that the Foreign & Commonwealth Office has selected conceptSearch and conceptClassifier for SharePoint, which will provide excellent automatic tagging and classification for its large document repositories.

McLean, VA, US and Stevenage, UK (PRWEB UK) 17 September 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 the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO), the UK government department responsible for promoting British interests overseas and supporting UK citizens and businesses around the world, has selected conceptSearch and conceptClassifier for SharePoint.

“We are delighted that the Foreign & Commonwealth Office has selected conceptSearch and conceptClassifier for SharePoint, which will provide excellent automatic tagging and classification for its large document repositories,” said Paul Billingham, General Manager of Concept Searching. “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 the FCO, it intends to implement two of the initial building blocks of the framework: Metadata to enable the proactive management of content and development of taxonomies, and Insight to rapidly find relevant information for search transparency,” he concluded.

conceptSearch has a unique, language based technology and the ability to deliver both high precision and high recall. This is particularly important for organizations that need sophisticated search and retrieval solutions. By weighting compound terms, or multi-word phrases, instead of the typical single words, or words in proximity, the retrieval experience is extremely accurate and relevant.

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, which 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 the Foreign & Commonwealth Office
The Foreign & Commonwealth Office – ‘the FCO’ or ‘the Foreign Office’ for short – is the UK government department responsible for promoting British interests overseas and supporting its citizens and businesses around the world.

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