Taxonomy, Ontology, and Knowledge Graph Software and Solutions

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


Taxonomy and 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 Knowledge Studio

Automate semantic tagging and auto-categorization of enterprise content.

Graphite Knowledge Studio enables taxonomists and content managers to automate the tagging and categorization of enterprise content.

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Blogs and News

How Deep Should Your Taxonomy Be?

| Controlled Vocabularies, Ontology, Taxonomy, Taxonomy Management | No Comments
Hierarchy Depth “Taxonomy” has become the de facto term for most types of controlled vocabularies, including flat lists, authority files, simple hierarchies, or thesauri.  Whether we choose to be pedantic…

Insights Interview | Helen Lippell & Bob Kasenchak

| Controlled Vocabularies, Taxonomy, Taxonomy Management | No Comments
For our Insights series we talked with Helen Lippell and Bob Kasenchak about Taxonomies: Practical Approaches to Developing and Managing Vocabularies for Digital Information. This curated anthology by Helen Lippell…

Building Semantic Knowledge Organization Systems with Graphite and GraphDB

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This is an abbreviated version a presentation from the Ontotext and Partners Knowledge Graph Forum 2021 titled “Building Semantic Knowledge Organization Systems” by Dave Clarke, CEO at Synaptica.When people talk…

A Concept By Any Other Name

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Concept Names Language is inherently ambiguous. The dream to create universally agreed-upon, standardized conceptual language will be extremely difficult. We can achieve widely-accepted consensus, but that’s the silent agreement we…
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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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