Taxonomy, Ontology, and Knowledge Graph Software and Solutions

Synaptica helps people to organize, categorize and discover enterprise knowledge.


Ontology management powered by a graph database

Explore Graphite

Quickly design, build and manage

Intuitive drag-and-drop graphical user interface and workflow.

Simplify systems integrations

Adopt open industry standard models and data interchange formats.

Build smarter search and discovery

Leverage logical dependencies defined by properties, predicates and classes.

Create KOS schemes

Use public domain ontology plug-and-play predicates and classes.

Introduction to Graphite

Graphite is a powerful tool for quickly designing, building, and managing KOS using an intuitive graphical user interface. Based on Linked Data and Semantic Web standards and utilizing native RDF concept modeling.

Powered by a graph database, Graphite offers speed and flexibility.

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Graphite Semantic Classifier

Automate semantic tagging and auto-categorization of enterprise content.

Graphite Semantic Classifier enables taxonomists and content managers to automate the tagging and categorization of enterprise content.

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Blogs and News

Folksonomies, Crowdsourcing, and User Tagging

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Ask Who? Taxonomies do not build themselves. Constructing any controlled vocabulary requires, at minimum, input from end users, subject matter experts, and a taxonomist. End users and subject matter experts can provide concepts and their attributes for inclusion…

Not just NPTs: Thinking in Labels

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The taxonomy standards (ANSI/NISO z39.19, ISO 25964-1, et al.) were written using the standard thesaural relationships and their abbreviations: BT, NT, RT, NPT (or “Use For”). Accordingly, the first generation…

Knowledge Graphs and Their Punk Rhizomatics

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Knowledge Graphs We have talked about knowledge graphs before in blogs, webinars, and conference workshops and presentations. Our partners at Ontotext also do a good job of describing knowledge graphs in their blog. So, I’m not going…

Graphite 5.0

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Graphite KOS 5.0  Another year added to Synaptica’s 25 (+1) tenure and already we have our second major release of our knowledge organization system (KOS), Graphite, in 2021. We are continuing to update and evolve Graphite’s functionality to meet our…
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The Synaptica Guide to Developing Enterprise Ontologies, Taxonomies, and Knowledge Graphs

This 2nd Edition covers Governance, Collaboration and includes new sections on Controlled Vocabularies.

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Professional Services

A broad range of services to complement our award-winning enterprise software

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Understanding Goals

Asking questions and listening carefully to understand each client’s strategic objectives.

Enhancing User Experience

Working to improve internal and external users’ experiences based on real-world use cases.

Proven Strategies

Providing solutions based on W3C, ISO, and ANSI/NISO industry standards and best practices.

Maintaining Relationships

Partnering with clients to establish long-term relationships to help meet evolving needs.

Synaptica Learning Center

The Synaptica Learning Center provides informative videos with information on taxonomies, ontologies, and knowledge graphs as well as recent Synaptica webinars and educational content.

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